Rethinking Decentralized Systems: A New Tool for Sustainable Water Management
- Victor D'Amato et al.
- September 1, 2011
- Water Environment & Technology
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Cities large and small around the world are turning to decentralized water systems because of the economic and environmental benefits. On-site and cluster treatment help accommodate growth and development without straining community resources. Recent research by the Water Environment Research Foundation identified a number of emerging applications for decentralized wastewater systems in rural, suburban, and urban areas where traditional sewer options were available.