Latest Insights on Water Reuse

  1. When Should DPR Water Enter The Mainstream?
    10/13/2015

    The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has initiated a research project titled “Blending Requirements for Water from DPR Treatment Facilities” which, as the name indicates, aims to determine the optimum phase for incorporating highly treated direct potable reuse (DPR) water into the larger supply.

  2. Potable Reuse Gets A Taste Of The Charles River
    10/5/2015

    It was named by the infamous explorer Captain John Smith after the Massachusett tribe of Native Americans, then subsequently renamed by King Charles I of England after himself. As Boston grew, the mighty Charles River proved a vital force behind its expansion, and its long and winding history a reflection of the city’s own.

  3. Saving Silicon Valley: How A Reuse Project Became Its Own Tech Breakthrough
    9/7/2015

    The Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center project provides expanded reuse opportunities, increased sustainability, and promise for the future.

  4. A Future Without Waste
    9/7/2015

    What the road to full resource recovery looks like and how to get on it.

  5. U.S. Drought Reshapes Thinking On Water Solutions
    9/1/2015

    California’s drought, increasing water consumption, and improving technology costs are sparking deployment of more advanced municipal and industrial solutions to address water stress across the U.S. The epicenter of change is across the U.S. Sunbelt, where wastewater reuse and desalination have been thrust into the spotlight as key solutions. 

  6. Utilities In Search Of Direction, Look No Further
    8/31/2015

    The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is harnessing both natural resources and human drive to lead an energy surge in the water sector. WEF President Ed McCormick discusses where the industry is headed and how utilities can stay ahead of the curve.

  7. Methadone In The Water: What’s The Real Risk?
    8/28/2015

    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.

  8. Reaching Zero Liquid Discharge: A Starter’s Guide
    8/26/2015

    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.

  9. Options To Replenish Depleting Groundwater
    8/21/2015

    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.

  10. A Preview Of IDA World Congress 2015
    8/19/2015

    From August 30 to September 4, the International Desalination Association (IDA) will be hosting its biennial world congress in San Diego.