Summary

In this Study Session, you have learned that:

  • There are several ways of minimising the use of drinking water. In doing so, we save not only water but also energy and chemical usage.
  • Rainwater can be collected and used in a variety of ways, after the first flush is discarded.
  • Rainwater can be used for drinking if it is filtered and disinfected.
  • Treated sewage can be an important resource for use in irrigation.
  • Waste stabilisation ponds offer an economical way of treating sewage for reuse.
  • Waste stabilisation ponds can be used to farm fish and ducks, for food.
  • Safety measures are needed when working with treated effluent.

Last modified: Thursday, 11 August 2016, 10:34 PM