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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v3 - LEED India 2011

Innovative wastewater treatment and reuse

WEc2 | Possible 2 points


To reduce wastewater generation and potable water demand while increasing the local aquifer recharge.


OPTION 1 (1 point):

Treat 100% of wastewater on-site to tertiary standards. Treated water must be used on-site


OPTION 2 (1 point):

Use treated wastewater or captured rain water, to reduce potable water consumption for air- conditioning make-up by 50% (if the project uses water-cooled chillers); (AND) Reduce potable water use for building sewage conveyance by 50% through the use of non-potable water (e.g., treated wastewater, municipally treated wastewater, captured rainwater).

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