Water In Malta - Malta Water Association

Article about sewage treatment and reuse published on Times of Malta.

Greta Muscat Azzopardi writes:

When we think of sewage, resource is perhaps not the first thing that comes to mind. Sewage is mostly considered a nuisance; a source of pollution and disease and at best, a hassle to dispose of. As the world’s clean freshwater supplies dwindle however, more and more countries are looking to sewage as a precious water and nutrient resource, making treated sewage reuse part of the overall water strategy. This is to be expected when one considers that domestic sewage is 99.9% (pure) water. Water scarcity is increasingly being recognised as a real and fast-growing human and geo-political issue having widespread consequences.

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