Water Reuse

From rainwater harvesting to greywater recycling, water reuse systems are increasingly popular methods to conserve water and reduce environmental footprint in residential, commercial and industrial water use applications.
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Sep 12 2019
On Sept. 10, at the 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego, Calif., the U.S. EPA announced the release of a draft National Water Reuse Action…
Aug 30 2019
In a rural area of southeastern Kenya, there is a school with more than 1,000 students that has been treating its borehole water with a reverse…
Aug 22 2019
The San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) has added plastic bottled water to its list of restricted food service items.  According to CNN, the ban is…
Jul 22 2019
As the oldest and largest supplier of potable water in Colorado, Denver Water delivers water to 1.4 million people across the Denver metro area. When…
Jul 1 2019
The Water Leaders Summit 2019 was held in Milwaukee June 26 to 27. The annual summit, hosted by The Water Council, brought together water leaders…
Jun 26 2019
India’s sixth-largest city, Chennai, is almost out of water. According to NPR, residents are waiting in lines that span city blocks, and restaurants…
Denver Water sets an example for water conservation
Denver Water sets an example for water conservation.
Apr 22 2019
Denver Water has a new 36-acre complex which is set to open in the fall of 2019. According to Buildings, the complex utilizes two strategies on…
EPA introduces water reuse plan
EPA introduces water reuse plan
Mar 8 2019
The U.S. EPA announced the development of a Water Reuse Action Plan to facilitate discussions between federal, state and local water sector…
Colorado town plans to reuse purified wastewater as drinking waster
Colorado town plans to reuse purified wastewater as drinking waster
Feb 21 2019
The city of Castle Rock, Colo., announced plans to use treated wastewater for drinking water. The plan will involve purifying wastewater, releasing…
Jan 31 2019
The Twin Ultra greywater recycling system uses membrane filtration and can recycle 70% to 90% of greywater used in commercial and industrial laundry…
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
California senator proposes water reuse bill for breweries and wineries
Jan 31 2019
California Sen. Scott Wiener proposed a bill that would require the State Water Board to create regulations for wineries and breweries for the onsite…
Dec 28 2018
In October 2018, the Water Abundance XPrize grand prize was awarded to the Skysource/Skywater Alliance for its Wood-to-Energy Deployable Emergency…
City celebrates 10 years of surface water use over groundwater
City celebrates 10 years of surface water use over groundwater
Dec 10 2018
On Dec. 5, Albuquerque, N.M., celebrated 10 years of surface water use. The city previously sourced drinking water from a shrinking aquifer. A $450…
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Austin Water proposes water reuse plan for long-term drinking water solution
Nov 20 2018
Following a recent city-wide boil water notice in Austin, Texas, due to flooding that filled water supply lakes with sediment, the city has released…
Nov 7 2018
A Northern California indoor plant cultivation facility sought an effective treatment solution for both source water and irrigation reuse. The…
Drinking water system mimics clouds to draw water from air
Drinking water system mimics clouds to draw water from air
Oct 23 2018
A new device, designed by the Skysource/Skywater Alliance team, won the $1.5 million Water Abundance XPrize. The device rests inside a shipping…
Two main wells fail in rural California town
Two main wells fail in rural California town
Aug 14 2018
The two main wells serving Stratford, Calif., have experienced mechanical problems, requiring the town’s residents to truck in water from a local…
California groups receive water projects funding
California groups receive water projects funding
Aug 13 2018
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. EPA announced grants to three California organizations, including Tejon Ranch…
Nomination open for water and sustainability innovation award
Nomination open for water and sustainability innovation award
Jul 10 2018
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply and Audubon Intl. are now accepting nominations for the Water & Sustainability Innovation Award—a new…
Young contest finalist designs water reuse system
Young contest finalist designs water reuse system
Jun 28 2018
A 14-year-old from Sugar Land, Texas., has developed a toilet flushing system that uses both fresh and recycled water to reduce water consumption in…
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