Wastewater treatment plays an essential role in safeguarding public and environmental health within the built environment. However, wastewater treatment operations are among the most energy intensive activities carried out in our cities, with high levels of associated greenhouse gas emissions. This fact sheet outlines how to develop new, locally-relevant energy benchmarks for use by the Australian water sector.
RP2017: Energy Benchmarking for Efficient, Low-Carbon Water Recycling Operations
RP2017u1: Operationalising Australian energy benchmarking for efficient, low-carbon wastewater treatment nationally via a new Benchmarking Energy and Carbon (BEC) tool