Statutory guidance

Treated effluent re-use: increasing public water supplies

This publication was withdrawn on 21 October 2016

This guidance is no longer applicable as it does not reflect government position on effluent re-use.

Sets our approach to reusing effluent for a potable water supply that is fit for consumption by humans and other animals.



Guidance for water companies on the benefits, issues, solutions and roles of embarking on an indirect effluent re-use scheme considering environmental impacts and supply and demand.