Commercial and industrial recycled water users

The main commercial use for recycled water is for open space irrigation. Many schools, golf courses, community ovals and sporting grounds use recycled water in the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay areas.

Recycled water is also used in some industrial processes. 

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Approved uses

The table below lists approved uses for all classes of recycled water. Please note that sensible and appropriate hygiene precautions must be employed when using recycled water.


Using recycled water safely



Applying to use recycled water

Commercial and community recycled water use is considered on a case-by-case basis. If you are interested in applying to use recycled water, please contact us.

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