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Alternate Water Supply

One way to reduce treated water demand is to substitute an alternate water supply for an existing demand.  Using stored rainwater to irrigate plants is an example of this concept.  The AWE Resource Library pages listed below offer information on various alternate water supply options as well as links to the latest research and information about this important topic.

Alternate Water Supply


Alternative Water Sources Introduction 

Blow-down Water 

Condensate Water 


Package Graywater Recovery and Treatment Systems 

Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Harvesting, and Cisterns 

Reverse Osmosis Discharge Water 



Definition of Terms

Looking for a quick definition of a water or conservation related term or concept?  The AWE Glossary has an extensive list of the most commonly used terms in the biz.

AWE Glossary of Common Water Related Terms, Abbreviations, and Definitions 

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