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This article was originally published as Dolnicar, S & Schafer, AI, Desalination and recycling: Australians raise health, environment and cost concerns, International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly, 16 (4), 2007, 10-16.


Desalination and recycling are hot topics in Australia, with considerable public opposition to both technologies in a country that is desperately short of water. The authors have done new research which show that, while the results are “very clear”, the lack of knowledge among the population makes their choices less than informed.

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International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly