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The Opportunities and Economics of Direct Potable Reuse

30|01|2015 [Robert S. Raucher, Ph.D.; George Tchobanoglous, Ph.D.]

Water shortages, the limitations of current water supplies, the impacts of climate change, and new legal definitions of water and water rights are motivating water agencies to expand and secure their water portfolios.

Included in the mix of water supply sources being considered are indirect potable reuse (IPR) and direct potable reuse (DPR). A number of questions have arisen that demand answers. For example, how much will DPR cost versus other sources of water?