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Alternative Water Resources

  • Agnieszka StecEmail author
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Part of the Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 90)

Abstract

Water resources of the Earth are huge and would be able to satisfy the needs of all humanity. However, their uneven distribution and irrational management by a man mean that in many countries, also European ones, water supply is a very big problem. According to numerous forecasts, mainly concerning climate change, the water shortage may still get worse in the coming years. To counteract this, it is necessary, inter alia, to introduce a sustainable water management strategy that will take into account alternative sources of water. When looking for them, special attention was paid to rainwater, which is characterized by a small degree of pollution and gray water which is available in the building regardless of the climate and weather conditions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Department of Infrastructure and Water ManagementRzeszow University of TechnologyRzeszówPoland

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