How Much Energy is Embedded in Local Water Use?
Extensive research on this topic has been done in California, but the question remains largely unanswered for the rest of the United States and Canada. The amount of energy embedded in drinking water and wastewater likely varies greatly from region to region due to different water pumping and treatment requirements, and national averages are not very helpful. Each water utility will need to calculate these values for their own systems.
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