Australian Water Information Dictionary
urban water distribution system
Constituted by three different components:
- Urban water delivery system: which conveys water abstracted from the different water sources in the region or that has been transferred into the system from outside the region (including desalination water).
- Urban wastewater system: which collects water after use, conveys it to the wastewater treatment plant and then discharges it into the environment.
- Urban recycled system: which recycles treated wastewater and discharges it to storages, before it is re-used for urban or irrigation purpose.
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