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The United Nations World Water Development Report 2014: Water and Energy Volume 2

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This volume presents case studies that bolster the findings of the overall report by illustrating that various opportunities exist to exploit the benefits of synergies. These include energy recovery from sewerage water, the use of solar energy for wastewater treatment, and electricity production at drinking water power plants. These examples also highlight alternatives to fossil fuel-based energy production, including hydropower development, geothermal energy, solar power and biogas.