The students at the University of Miami will know firsthand the importance of rethinking the way we handle wastewater and water with a Net-Zero water treatment system on site. The project showed the viability and feasibility to take buildings off the water grid to provide water recycling and how it can be achieved without raising the cost of high quality water.
Centralized Renewable Energy System Heats And Cools Buildings Utilizing Heat From Local Wastewater Treatment Facility
A $12-million public and private research project, the Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC) in Lincoln, Nebraska, is a combined effort of the University of Nebraska Lincoln (UNL) and the private sector and aspires to be the most sustainable research and technology campus in the United States.
Nestlé Pumps Innovation Well For California Water Savings
In parched California, Nestlé USA is undertaking numerous measures to conserve water in its food and beverage operations across that state. Four years into a significant drought in the nation’s most populous state, California government officials recently began initiating mandatory controls on water usage for businesses, farms, and residents. Nestlé is hoping to stay ahead of these developments and allay pressure from environmental groups that criticize increasing use of bottled water, one of the company’s major product lines.
UV Disinfection Produces Highly Purified Water In Silicon Valley
With diminished rainfall, a depleted aquifer basin, near-empty recharge ponds, and an earthquake-vulnerable aqueduct system, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD) in San Jose, CA, required additional water supplies to maintain regional economic vitality for its growing community.
BNR + MBR Equals Success At Water Reclamation Facility
Biological Nutrient Removal (BNR) is allowing many wastewater treatment plants to achieve extremely high effluent quality. Still, for some applications even the most advanced BNR processes can’t address concerns with trace organics, pharmaceuticals, and other endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs).
Brewed To Perfection; Fifth Largest Brewery Installs RO Units
With water shortages and energy costs increasing worldwide, brewers are turning to state-of-the-art technologies to access water and use it more conservatively.
Utility Transformation — From WWTP To Reuse Facility
Facing state Department of Environmental Quality mandates, an Arizona wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) took on a large-scale expansion project and effluent-quality upgrade to become a state-of-the-art water reclamation facility.
Closed Vessel UV Successful In El Paso County, TX
Horizon City is located in El Paso County, the most western county in Texas. The city is home to a rapidly growing population of 19,000 people, up from 5,000 during the 2000 Census. The City takes its name from the real estate development company, the Horizon City Corporation. With less than 9 inches of annual rainfall, water conservancy is a routine way of life in this part of the State.
Low Pressure, High Output 800‐Watt Amalgam System Performing Efficiently
The Trail Lakes Hatchery is owned by the State of Alaska and is managed under contract by the Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) on behalf of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game. CIAA was established in 1976 to provide the Cook Inlet drainage with an organized and reliable salmon stock. The Trail Lakes facility is permitted to introduce sockeye and coho salmon at several sites throughout the Cook Inlet watershed.
The Benefits Of Reusing Wastewater
Since water is an essential element in food or beverage operations, reusing it can reduce a business’s water usage ratios, help meet sustainability goals, lower supply risk and contribute to cost savings, making it a top priority for many companies today.
SuperDisc™ Filtration System Case Study
Glendale Heights Wastewater Treatment Plant discharges treated water to the East Branch of the DuPage River in Illinois.
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Methadone In The Water: What’s The Real Risk?
An environmental study made headlines this spring as it drew a distinct parallel between the growing PPCP epidemic and a poisonous disinfection byproduct (DBP) making its way into drinking water.
Reaching Zero Liquid Discharge: A Starter’s Guide
Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) systems employ cutting-edge technologies to minimize water use within a given industrial facility and maximize the reuse of its processed wastewater. In the perfect ZLD system, no effluent ever leaves the factory, savings are immense, discharge and reuse requirements are met with ease, and the praise of conservation groups is bestowed fervently.
Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater
It supplies drinking water for more than half of the total U.S. population and greater than 95 percent of the rural population. It helps grow our food because more than 60 percent of it is used for irrigation to grow crops. It's an important component in many industrial processes, and it’s a source to recharge lakes, rivers, and wetlands.
A Preview Of IDA World Congress 2015
From August 30 to September 4, the International Desalination Association (IDA) will be hosting its biennial world congress in San Diego.
Florida Emerging As Key U.S. Water Market
Water stress across the U.S. is taking on greater significance and Florida’s increasing pipeline of opportunities cannot be overlooked.
Bet On Potable Water Reuse
A cost comparison of new water sources bodes well for water reuse.