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Reusing and recycling water reduces pressure on our water supply and the environment. Other water sources can include rainwater, greywater, treated sewage and industrial wastewater.

Using these sources can, however, pose a risk to human health and the environment. Always follow guidelines to ensure safe use of all water sources.

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Review on the use of recycled water

Reviewed 28 October 2019