Looking for water


Reclaimed water: Treated sewage effluent that is further processed with membrane filtration and ultraviolet disinfection, can be made clean enough for non-potable reuse. It can become another water source. - GARY CHEN/The Star

As the weather turns erratic, we can no longer just wait for the rains to fill our rivers. It’s time to look for water elsewhere — like in a sewage treatment plant.

IN some countries, a sewage treatment plant is not called that. Instead, it is called a water reclamation plant – because it does exactly that. The sewage undergoes thorough treatment so that water is reclaimed for reuse.

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