What is reclaimed water?

Reclaimed water is highly treated wastewater produced through advanced treatment processes that removes solids and disinfect potential pathogens. The City of Durham’s reclaimed water meets all state requirements for use of reclaimed water for beneficial uses as outlined in our permit.

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1. What is reclaimed water?
2. What is the benefit of using reclaimed water?
3. How is reclaimed water processed?
4. Is reclaimed water safe?
5. How can reclaimed water be used?
6. Are there any uses of reclaimed water that are not allowed?
7. How can I get reclaimed water?
8. What is the cost for reclaimed water?