Latest Insights on Water Reuse

  1. Real-Time Monitoring: An Opportunity To Engage In Potable Reuse And Detect Failures Quickly
    5/3/2017

    With public safety of primary concern, real-time sensors may be the catalyst for assurance and expansion of potable reuse treatment schemes.

  2. New Report Offers Long-Awaited Answers About Reusing Oil And Gas Industry’s Wastewater
    5/2/2017

    A new report from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board’s Produced Water Working Group indicates that oil and gas companies looking for ways to dispose of large volumes of wastewater should focus on recycling those liquids within the oil and gas fields, and not use it for irrigation or other surface applications where human and environmental exposure is a risk.

  3. Pulling Together: Public-Private Partnerships Poised To Push California Water Efficiency
    4/11/2017

    California is home to some of the world’s most creative minds, top universities, productive farmland, groundbreaking industries — and one of the most epic droughts. The state has endured five years of drained reservoirs and groundwater reserves tapped so aggressively that the land subsidence caused by pumping has been literally seen from space. This indicates in no uncertain terms that it’s time to get all hands on deck. Private companies, universities, irrigation and drainage districts, municipalities — it’s time to pull together into public-private partnerships to address water challenges that face California and so many other regions of the world.

  4. A Cool Method For Industrial Water Reuse
    4/3/2017

    By harvesting heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) condensate, industrial operations can take advantage of a cool, convenient source of clean water.

  5. Water Reuse Within Reach: Guidance For Potential Practitioners
    3/29/2017

    “Water Champion” Paula Kehoe looks to do for the nation what she did for San Francisco — to greatly expand water reuse opportunities and implementation. In this Q&A, she discusses her new role as chair of a national commission for onsite non-potable reuse, the San Francisco model, and the best practices and obstacles for sustainable water operations.

  6. The Legal Push For Direct Potable Reuse
    3/27/2017

    Arizona is taking steps to allow for direct potable reuse throughout the drought-plagued state. With the practice legalized for wide use, its popularity around the world may rise.

  7. Overcoming Operations Challenges For Direct Potable Reuse
    3/20/2017

    The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation introduces a “bundle of research” to help direct potable reuse and its practitioners reach full potential.

  8. California And Potable Reuse’s Sustainable Momentum
    3/2/2017

    A new recycled water project in California is moving forward with plans to bolster the local drinking water supply.

  9. Reclaiming Water: The Rise Of Wastewater Recycling To Meet Potable Water Needs
    2/23/2017

    There’s roughly 32 billion gallons of municipal wastewater produced every day in the U.S., but according to a 2012 water reuse report by the U.S. EPA, less than 10 percent of that water is recycled.

  10. Changing Membranes And The Future Of Water
    2/7/2017

    A new fellowship has been awarded to students researching the latest advances in membrane technology and, perhaps, changing the future of water.