Water Cycle or Water Use Cycle<span class=" width="600" />

Water Cycle or Water Use Cycle

The movement of water from its source through to conveyance, treatment, distribution, end-use, discharge, re-treatment, re-use and ultimate discharge.

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Energy Intensity of Water, or Energy Embedded in Water<span class=" width="600" />

Energy Intensity of Water, or Energy Embedded in Water

The average amount of energy used to collect, produce, transport, treat, deliver and/or to collect, treat, and/or dispose of wastewater (typically expressed in kWh/AF or kWh/MG).

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Water-Energy Nexus<span class=" width="600" />

Water-Energy Nexus

The interdependencies among water and energy resources and infrastructure.

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Embedded Energy in Water<span class=" width="600" />

Embedded Energy in Water

The sum of energy inputs along the segments of the water use cycle: to collect, produce, transport, treat and deliver water, and to collect, treat and dispose of wastewater.

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