Water firm uses wastewater used to produce concrete

Yorkshire Water has begun a trial of producing concrete using reused treated wastewater, which it says is a UK first

Concrete made from wastewater being poured
The concrete being poured to form the foundations of the new test centre 

Yorkshire Water has begun a trial of producing concrete using reused treated wastewater, which it says is a UK first.

Rather than being discharged into a watercourse, it was collected and transported to Tarmac’s site in Bradford. The wet concrete was then poured into a series of 10x20 metre slabs at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt wastewater treatment site, set to become the foundations for a new National Test Centre for emerging water technologies.

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