トイレの水を飲みたいですか?? 国民の態度を調査するための£53,000

トイレの水を飲みたいですか?? Government mulls converting lavatory waste into tap water spending £53,000 to probe public attitudes to ‘toilet to tap’ recycling plans

  • £53,000 to be spent by the Government researching how to recycle water
  • ‘Toilet to tapworks by treating sewage water and pumping it back into supply
  • Department for Environment warns some households face shortages by 2050s
  • The Government will spend £53,000 researching whether people are accepting of toilet water being treated and then pumped back into the water supply.

    But the tender from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) acknowledges that some recycling schemes have been ‘rejectedin the USA where they have been called ‘sewerage beverageand ‘toilet to tap’.

    The study will look at ‘public attitude and public acceptability towards water recycling (water reuse) as a source for drinking water treatmentas some households in the UK face water shortages by the 2050s.

    The news comes as the water regulator Ofwat has launched a probe into ‘widespread shortcomingsconcerning sewage treatment works and water companies have hiked their bills by 10% 今月.

    MPs have already blasted water companies that made £2.8billion in profit in 2021 over riverswhere sewage currently ends upbecoming a ‘chemical cocktailof sewage, 農業廃棄物, and plastics.

    The Government will spend £53,000 researching whether people are accepting of toilet water being treated and then pumped back into the water supply

    The Government will spend £53,000 researching whether people are accepting of toilet water being treated and then pumped back into the water supply

    Cranfield University, who was awarded the contract in April, will ‘undertake a social science study of public perceptions of water recyclingand ‘provide a final report including recommendations and strategies to inform the public on water recycling

    Drawn up in the name of George Eustice, 環境長官, it also says: ‘A potential source of water is the recycling (or reuse) of wastewater.

    ‘More understanding is required on the public acceptability and public perception of planned recycling of wastewater for potable water use.

    研究, first reported by 電信, is set to come to a close on November 17.

    The three water regulators Ofwat, Environment Agency and Drinking Water Inspectorate are also considering schemes that use ‘indirect potable recyclingknown as ‘toilet-to-tapand there are three planned sites.

    The government report also notes that many homes in the UK being supplied by rivers source already have ‘unplanned indirect reuse’.

    But the tender from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) acknowledges that similar schemes have been 'rejected' in the USA where they have been called 'sewerage beverage' and ¿toilet to tap¿

    But the tender from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) acknowledges that similar schemes have been ‘rejectedin the USA where they have been called ‘sewerage beverageand ‘toilet to tap’

    Previous research in South-East England also found that there was overall support for the move with onlyMuslim respondents showing significantly less support than other groups’.

    に 2018, a study by scientists at the University of California, found that recycled toilet water is just as tasty as bottled water and better than tap water.

    In the ‘blindtest of ‘toilet to tap’ 水, volunteers even admitted they preferred it to drinking tap water.

    According to the Environment Agency, 以上 3,000 million litres per day, 2022年2月3日 20 million people or a third of the UK population, are lost through leakage in England.

    周り 20% of water put into the supply leaks, the body, which has a ‘noticeable effecton the total demand for water.