4.6 Energy Costs of Water



4.6 Energy costs of Water

Table 2.5.3 Energy costs of stricter water treatment legislation

Table 2.5.3 sourced from The ImpEE Project, The Cambridge-MIT institute. The ImpEE wesbite is designed as an educational resource. It may be reproduced, modified and used freely for educational purposes

In their 2001 Annual report, Thames Water highlighted the problem of treatingwater to ever higher standards and the effect that the increased energy consumption has on climate change. [26] The water sector is identified as the third most energy intensive sector in the UK according to the Marshall report on energy use in UK [see reference 27].