Water Reuse News

  1. China Opens Laboratory To Drive Forward Osmosis Development

    A pairing of leading players in China's water and petrochemicals industries have launched a venture to develop forward osmosis in seawater desalination that they claim will: "open up a new way for zero liquid discharge (ZLD) in seawater desalination of seawater resources with low energy consumption."

  2. Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize-Winning Orange County Water District Utilizes MEMCOR® By Evoqua Membranes At Its Groundwater Replenishment System

    The Orange County (California) Water District (OCWD), recipient of this year’s prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, continues to implement the expanded Evoqua MEMCOR® modular membrane system at its pioneering Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS).

  3. DEP Celebrates 30 Years Of Cooperative Water Reuse With Water Conserv II

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection joins the city of Orlando, Orange County and area representatives in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Water Conserv II project, the largest cooperative water reuse project of its kind in the world.

  4. Grant Funds Research On Use Of Treated Wastewater On Crops

    Researchers at the University of California, Riverside and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have launched a two-year study of the use of treated wastewater in agriculture, a study they hope will lead to viable and cost-effective regional water reuse policies. By Bettye Miller

  5. GE Introduces New Membrane Technology To Generate Renewable Energy From Wastewater

    GE recently introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology, combining anaerobic digestion technology with its ZeeWeed 500membranes to create anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR).

  6. Which Drugs Are Likely To Leach Into Aquifers?

    New research on drug traces in sewage is pinpointing which pollutants are most likely to leach into groundwater.

  7. Recycled Water, Salt-Tolerant Grass A Water-Saving Pair

    Plants need water. People need water. Unfortunately, there’s only so much clean water to go around — and so the effort begins to find a solution.

  8. Padre Dam Receives Conceptual Approvals And $116.2M For East County Advanced Water Purification Program

    Padre Dam Municipal Water District received regulatory conceptual approvals for the East County Advanced Water Purification Program from the California State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water.

  9. GE And PurposeEnergy Work Together To Recycle Industrial Wastewater While Generating Energy

    GE and PurposeEnergy Inc. recently announced a collaboration whereby GE’s new anaerobic membrane bioreactor (AnMBR) technology and PurposeEnergy’s Tribrid-Bioreactor will be combined as a solution to reuse industrial wastewater while also turning waste into energy.

  10. Water Utilities Recognized For Future-Focused Initiatives

    Twenty-five water utilities have been selected for recognition of their leadership in community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.