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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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…
New water harvesting device uses solar energy
New water harvesting device uses solar energy
Jun 26 2018
Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a solar-powered water…
Arizona golf courses turn to water reuse
Arizona golf courses turn to water reuse
Jun 4 2018
Two Phoenix golf courses, Lookout Mountain Golf Club and Moon Valley Country Club, have partnered with the city of Phoenix to build a pipeline…
May 24 2018
In recent years, rainwater harvesting has been in the spotlight as an up-and-coming system, utilizing pump stations with various levels of water…
May 2 2018
A California survey conducted in late 2017 found that an overwhelming majority of California residents believe another drought is looming, and they…
Mar 26 2018
A group of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have built a device that extracts drinking water from desert air. The…
Mar 23 2018
Extreme drought and water shortages in major cities such as Cape Town, South Africa; São Paulo, Brazil; Los Angeles, and Beijing, China, have brought…
Mar 8 2018
WateReuse is accepting abstracts for the 33rd Annual WateReuse Symposium. The water reuse conference convenes water industry leaders from around the…
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