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Water Energy

Updated: Jan 25, 2022

The Energy required to deliver One Million Gallons of Clean Water from…

Lakes or Rivers 1,350 kilowatt-hours

Groundwater 1,700 kwh

Wastewater 2.250-3,500 kwh

Seawater 9,700-16,000 kwh

Fortunately, Gas/Steam, Coal and Oil and Nuclear used to draw their water from rivers and lakes. Today almost all energy suppliers are required to utilize cooling towers, which use 50% less water for (due to recycling) power generation.

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