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- Leading Australian water conservation body
This provides a range of factual information on water use, good ideas on how to improve water conservation, including water recycling, and related research findings. Search on 'recycling' for material on 'greywater' reuse, specific options for it in Western Australia, and more useful links on the topic.
- Surfrider Foundation
The Surfrider Foundation is a 'non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting our oceans, waves and beaches'. This article provides some good information on the environmental impact of desalination, though it is a 1994 article, and the US$ is the denomination quoted.
- Desalination explained
This document is quite detailed, and includes diagrams. It is published by the California Coastal Commission.
- UNESCO's World Water Assessment Programme
This gives a global view of water availability and use. Identifies crucial issues in water management, and gives reports on water status and new developments.
- Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
Do a search from this homepage on the term 'water' to find a range of articles.