Gadolinium, a key indicator of wastewater contamination at low levels, helps treatment plants identify bacteria in recycled water.
EPA counts the number of Energy Star-labeled buildings to determine the ranking; Los Angeles has 293 building to its credit.
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.
The new irrigation water will be used to maintain two 18-hole golf courses, 15 tennis courts and landscaping.
With $2.2 million in stimulus funds, the city will divert stormwater from coastal waters and used the collected rainwater for park irrigation.
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.
The research will evaluate treatment technology and California and other state guidelines and try to determine methods of disinfection suitable for nonpotable water.
GE technology helps plant reuse cooling tower water for lime slakers and pug mills.
Company says it has developed an exclusive online forum to continue the discussion on "From Used to Useful."
Australian study provides filters and sham filters to 300 households whose members tracked their illnesses over 12 months.
Company adopted new manufacturing practices and technologies to help achieve its goal of a 40 percent reduction in water use by 2011.
The American Water subsidiary lowered its water reclamation facility's water consumption.
ITT modified the process with an Intermittent Cycle Extended Aeration System.
University of South Florida doctoral student discovers what viruses remain in reclaimed water after treatment.
The Acura Design Center building in Torrance, Calif., has been using recycled water from the West Basin Municipal Water District.