Source Water Innovations

  1. Process Water: Building A Better System
    8/25/2017

    With factors such as scarcity, aging infrastructure, and water quality driving the price of municipal water higher, businesses are increasingly considering other means of securing supply. This article examines the trend toward alternatively procured process water and its impact on municipal and commercial interests.

  2. The Importance Of Clean Power Desalination
    7/10/2017

    Desalination giveth and taketh away — at least typically, due to its drain on energy-related resources (including water itself). But there is a better, smarter way.

  3. Fixing The EPA's Clean Water Problem
    5/3/2017

    A chasm in the Clean Water Act, coupled with EPA’s misguided direction, create an environmental suing spree that threatens to cost everyone that pays a sewer bill $100 billion and more — for pollution you didn’t cause, using remedies that don’t work. There’s a way to turn this around and help the taxpayer and the environment, based on lessons learned in Iowa and Idaho.

  4. 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.

  5. 7 Keys To 'One Water'
    1/25/2017

    It’s a buzzword for the industry, but what does it really entail?

  6. Modern Technology For Combating Bacterial Water Contamination
    9/19/2016

    Mobile-enabled geographic information systems (GIS) herald a new age for bacterial source tracking, allowing increased stakeholder involvement, more informed decision-making, and enhanced water quality.

  7. California Dreaming: The Need For Homegrown Agricultural Water Technology
    8/8/2016

    In drought-plagued California, the supply of water falls well short of demand — with food production hanging in the balance. The implications are felt globally, but relief can be found locally.

  8. A Community Approach To Climate Resilience
    8/1/2016

    How to accumulate and leverage social capital to achieve healthy freshwater ecosystems, green infrastructure improvements, and triple-bottom-line benefits

  9. Simple Steps To Drive Down The Cost Of Desal
    8/1/2016

    Using natural gas to power the mechanical vapor compression unit — the “heart” of conventional desalination and its most energy-intensive process — may prove to be an economic game-changer.

  10. TSCA Modernization: A Dose Of Common Sense
    7/11/2016

    After 40 years, the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) has finally been updated, much to the delight of most — but certainly not all.