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Onsite Water Reuse: Part 2

GBCI: 0920013000

This is the second of a 2-part series on water re-use systems. In this session, the water re-use discussion runs full cycle, including a look at opportunities for water use and implementing water re-use strategies.
Eligible for .5 CE HOURS.
  • .5 CE

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: April 20, 2017

Average: 4.4 (38 votes)


All water is a resource and can be considered for re-use. The key is balancing potable water needs with available water resources. In this final part of the two-part series, Bill Worthen reviews the opportunities and requirements for water re-use. He looks at available water re-use technologies and considerations for implementing a water re-use program and uses three case studies to illustrate these concepts.

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  1. Describe water reuse potential and the value in energy and water savings.
  2. Identify two buildings that use water reuse technologies and discuss the different types of systems used.
  3. List water reuse system technologies and distinguish between graywater and blackwater system treatments.
  4. Explain a number of design and selection considerations for onsite building and district scale water reuse systems.
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