Using Marginal Water, Another Example

Related to my post the other day about the Drop 2 reservoir in southeastern California, and the increasing use of marginal (and frequently more expensive) water, Mike Hightower at Sandia Labs shared this graphic showing the expansion of wastewater reuse and desalination in the United States, current and projected:

Wastewater and Desalination on the Rise

Wastewater and Desalination on the Rise

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  1. Interesting drawing. Probably accurate, given the ease of “locating” wastewater, building a processing plant next to existing facilities, and cheaper cost to bring to potable standards.

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