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Applying sustainability as one of the decision criteria for evaluating projects is not only the right thing to do for reducing environmental impact, but also for determining long term economic viability. This paper will discuss the tools used for incorporating sustainability into water recycling facilities and will present two case studies, where these tools have been applied: Petaluma, California, and King County, Washington.

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: January 1, 2004

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