Research and analysis

Less water to waste - impact of reductions in water demand on wastewater collection and treatment systems

This report looks at the impact that new regulations to increase efficiency in water use are likely to have on sewers and wastewater treatment works.

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Less water to waste - Impact of reductions in water demand on wastewater collection and treatment systems

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The aim of this project was to examine the impact of water demand management strategies, looking particularly at the effect that low-flush volume WCs could have on the flow of solids through sewers and drainage systems.

Published 1 February 2008