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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Dec 1 2019
Thanksgiving, coupled with the conclusion of 2019, leads me to reflect on both successes and obstacles the water treatment industry has faced in the…
Oct 31 2019
To combat the global water crisis, a sponge-like nanomaterial, designed to be used in existing dehumidifiers, is being used to help heating,…
Oct 30 2019
In an effort to alleviate water scarcity, wood-to-energy deployed water (WEDEW) is being used to convert agricultural waste into water and biochar,…
Oct 22 2019
On October 23, 2019, Imagine a Day Without Water, SWS Managing Editor Lauren Del Ciello reflects on the value of water and calls on the water…
Oct 9 2019
In Monterey County, Calif., the Pure Water Monterey recycled water project recently celebrated its pending completion at a ribbon cutting ceremony at…
No-water urinals & other water saving measures help Atlanta football stadium achieve LEED Platinum certification
No-water urinals & other water saving measures help Atlanta football stadium achieve LEED Platinum certification
Oct 7 2019
To understand why Atlanta’s new Mercedes-Benz Stadium is noteworthy–especially for its focus on sustainability and water conservation–it is important…
Developed as a “water recycling as a service” concept, Kenco’s Conserve program includes the equipment, installation, consumables, replacement parts, scheduled maintenance, remote monitoring and full coverage of any and all system failures for a fixed monthly fee, usually covered by water savings.
Developed as a “water recycling as a service” concept, Kenco’s Conserve program includes the equipment, installation, consumables, replacement parts, scheduled maintenance, remote monitoring and full coverage of any and all system failures for a fixed monthly fee, usually covered by water savings.
Oct 7 2019
Founded in 1911, Quinton Dye Works specialized in dyeing and laundering clothing at a time when it was common for people to refresh their wardrobe by…
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
Updated 11/25/19 The San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) has added plastic bottled water to its list of restricted food service items.  According to…
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…
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