Environmental Protection

Water Reuse


Bhutan Hydropower Project to Lower GHG Emissions in South Asia

World's first cross-border Clean Development Mechanism initiative is being supported by the Asian Development Bank, Austria, and Japan.

Testing Method Detects Gadolinium to Find Sewage

Gadolinium, a key indicator of wastewater contamination at low levels, helps treatment plants identify bacteria in recycled water.

LA, Capital Top List of Cities with Most Efficient Buildings

EPA counts the number of Energy Star-labeled buildings to determine the ranking; Los Angeles has 293 building to its credit.

Santa Clara Valley to Expand Recycled Water Efforts

The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board recently approved two agreements with the City of San Jose to build a new advanced water treatment facility that will produce highly purified recycled water.

Country Club, PBC Water Complete $1.2 M Reclaimed Water Project

The new irrigation water will be used to maintain two 18-hole golf courses, 15 tennis courts and landscaping.

Redondo Beach Breaks Ground for Stormwater Control Project

With $2.2 million in stimulus funds, the city will divert stormwater from coastal waters and used the collected rainwater for park irrigation.

Washington Lawmakers Want Water Conservation for Irrigators

Implementation of the conservation O&M program would let irrigators use seasonal water conservation measures to reduce real-time water withdrawals by about 17 percent.

American Water, MWH to Study Disinfection for Water Recycling

The research will evaluate treatment technology and California and other state guidelines and try to determine methods of disinfection suitable for nonpotable water.



Cogentrix Energy to Conserve 22% of its Water

GE technology helps plant reuse cooling tower water for lime slakers and pug mills.

GE Gathers Leaders to Consider Water Reuse Initiatives

Company says it has developed an exclusive online forum to continue the discussion on "From Used to Useful."

Rainwater Drinkers Had No Measurable Increase in Illness

Australian study provides filters and sham filters to 300 households whose members tracked their illnesses over 12 months.

Abbott Reports 1 B-Gallon Water Savings Annually

Company adopted new manufacturing practices and technologies to help achieve its goal of a 40 percent reduction in water use by 2011.

NAWC Presents Award to Arizona American Water

The American Water subsidiary lowered its water reclamation facility's water consumption.

Peru Plant to Use SBR in Wastewater Reuse Project

ITT modified the process with an Intermittent Cycle Extended Aeration System.

DNA Method Identifies Unknown Viruses in Reclaimed Water

University of South Florida doctoral student discovers what viruses remain in reclaimed water after treatment.

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