Non-drinking water options

H2Options is information we have put together to assist you in considering non-drinking water sources for your land development, including public open space.

H2options - non drinking water options

What is a non-drinking water scheme?

Non-drinking water schemes utilise alternative water sources such as recycled water, sewer mining, groundwater or stormwater for non-drinking purposes like the irrigation of lawns and gardens or industrial processes.

What are the benefits of a non-drinking water scheme?

  • For land developers, it can provide a water efficient solution, a secure water source and marketing advantage
  • Using alternative water sources for non-drinking uses helps us to reduce drinking water use  
  • For the community, it can achieve more sustainable outcomes as highlighted by an assessment of economic, environmental and social costs and benefits

Sources

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Sources

Find out what non-drinking water source options are available.

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Dual reticulation

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Dual reticulation

Non-drinking water is usually supplied through dual reticulation

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Service providers

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Service providers

Find out who can be the service provider for a non-drinking water scheme.

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