Water21 April 2012 (14.2) pp12-17 © IWA Publishing
Meeting the challenges of the water-energy nexus: the role of reuse and wastewater treatment
By Valentina Lazarova, Kwang-Ho Choo and Peter Cornel
Water and energy are intertwined, with energy required for water treatment, and water required for energy production, so reusing wastewater and closing water and energy cycles is one way to address reducing resources. Valentina Lazarova, Kwang-Ho Choo and Peter Cornel explain how exploring further the reuse potential of wastewater is key to future urban living.
Keywords: water energy nexus, wastewater reuse, biogas
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