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These charts provide information about the environmental impact of the systems used to make purified water.
Environmental Impact from Water Purification, Use and Disposal:
File:Environmental issues and water pur.xls
Overview of Water Treatment Methods:
File:Water chart 8-1.xls
Charts from: Nunberg, Sarah, "When the Well’s Dry, We Know the Worth of Water." AICNews. AICNews March 2011 vol. 36 no. 2: 12-13.