Water reuse and recycling
A summer of drought and upward pressure on treatment costs from rocketing energy prices are driving a new focus on the opportunities presented by water reuse and recycling. But can the UK successfully make reuse and recycling the norm? How might it tackle the significant infrastructure, technology retrofit and cultural challenges involved? Join this session to learn:
What are the prospects for water neutral homes in the UK – are developers on board with the concept?
What role do buildings regulation and planning processes need to play?
What technologies are available to support domestic water reuse and recycling and at what scale?
How can water recycling deliver a win-win of environmental enhancement as well as a long term sustainable water resource?
Latest insight into consumer attitudes to reuse and recycling
Expert views on the potential for retrofit reuse and recycling systems in the UK
Chair: Ruth Williams, Water correspondent, Utility Week
Southern Water’s – Havant Thicket Reservoir – effluent reuse at scale
Varsha Wyles, Principle process engineer, Southern Water
Wessex Water’s River Stour water recycling
Julian Welbank, Programme director – strategic resource options for West Country Water Resources Group, Wessex Water
Ofwat funded project - water neutrality at scale across 3,000 new homes
Gareth Barker, Head of developer services, Affinity Water