Recycling water is another aspect of water resource management, increasing overall water availability by providing an alternative and additional water supply.
Veolia Water is a world leader in designing, constructing and operating wastewater recycling plants, treating wastewater and creating purified recycled water. It has a local and international track record in producing economical and ecologically-sound water recycling solutions.
Across the world, the company has developed wastewater reuse projects which provide more than 2 billion litres a day for municipal and industry customers. Its 100 water reuse installations have provided water equivalent to consumption for 14 million people.
In Australia, water recycling contracts and large scale water recycling projects have been successfully implemented for irrigation in agriculture, to water parklands and for use in industry.
Veolia Water Australia is a foundation partner in the Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence, to develop and commercialise new water recycling technologies for the benefit of the nation.
Helping Australia to secure alternative water supplies, Veolia Water's recycled water projects include:
- Ballarat North Water Reclamation Plant - Veolia Water operates this reclamation plant which delivers up to 8.5 billion litres per day of treated wastewater for agricultural and industrial use in the Ballarat region.