WATER REUSE RESOURCES

  • For the city of Beaverton, Oregon, the “Beaverton Purple Pipe” is a new water system that routes treated stormwater to irrigate green spaces like parks, school grounds and residential yards. This new program puts stormwater to use that could not otherwise be used, taking less water from the Tualatin River.

  • Prolonged droughts and depleted groundwater levels has led El Paso Water (EPW) to develop alternative water sources. After decades operating successful non-potable and indirect potable reuse programs, the municipality will be among the firsts in the US to utilize direct potable reuse (DPR), passing secondary effluent from the Roberto Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant (RBWWTP) through an Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF), before redistributing it to consumers. To deploy a successful DPR program, wastewater entering the RBWWTP must comply with strict quality standards 24/7, no matter the source. Operators must be able to detect abnormal discharges to the network as they happen, and act to support wastewater stability.

  • As industry conversations about carbon emissions, decarbonization, and climate change continue, industrial water use discussions are becoming more intense. Heavy industry is a major consumer of fresh water, accounting for around 20 percent of total global water consumption1 — a percentage that is expected to rise over the next few decades.

  • Two water leaders from Tucson, AZ, reveal how big cities can thrive in the desert, even amid  historic drought.

  • In the spring of 2019, U.S. government-funded research on watersheds revealed a dire outlook for the future of water availability in the United States. Between population growth and climate change, the study reports that “serious water shortages'' are likely to occur within the next 55 years.

  • As much of the Western U.S. navigates a historic drought, community leaders and water utilities are exploring innovative options to expand their water resource portfolios. One approach that is gaining traction is potable water reuse, a treatment process for returning wastewater to high-quality drinking water.

  • “Water, water, every where, / Nor any drop to drink”
    These all too familiar lines from the poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge seem to be ringing too close to home as water becomes an increasingly scarce resource with every passing day.

  • A staggering four billion people — two-thirds of the world’s population — experience water scarcity each year, and more than half lack access to safe sanitation services. The severity of this global water crisis will only increase as populations continue to rapidly grow, industries exhaust shared resources and extreme weather events exacerbate shortages. If we don’t act urgently, 700 million people could be displaced by intense water scarcity in just a few short years.

  • Large, distributed water networks are not well-suited for conventional water monitoring processes which rely on manual sampling and lab testing. In particular, this midstream oil and gas company had a need to detect Iron, Selenium, and other heavy metals at a precise level comparable to a lab. In addition, it wasn’t feasible to manually test the entire water system at the requisite frequency. Finally, instrument reliability and unplanned downtime were an issue.

  • In recent years, limited water resources combined with the growing demand for freshwater, rapidly changing weather patterns, and environmental concerns have spearheaded water reuse as a leading solution in the battle to secure water resilience.

WATER REUSE SOLUTIONS

  • NeoTech D428™

    The NeoTech D428™ is specially designed to disinfect water and is an essential component in advanced oxidation processes.

  • TrojanUVFlexAOP – Advanced Oxidation System

    Meeting the demand for clean water has never been more challenging. Communities around the world are facing a growing water stress – an insufficient supply, in terms of water quality or water quantity – and often both. Many are turning to potable reuse and drinking water remediation to meet these demands. The TrojanUVFlex®AOP can be part of the solution. This UV advanced oxidation system destroys a range of chemical contaminants while simultaneously providing final disinfection, helping municipalities relying on lower quality water sources to continue producing high-quality potable drinking water.

  • TrojanUVFlex – Drinking Water Disinfection System

    The TrojanUVFlex® is designed with features to make installation and operation simpler, faster and more cost-effective than ever before. Built on the proven TrojanUV Solo Lamp® Technology platform, TrojanUVFlex allows for energy-efficient high-intensity delivery of UV light in an extremely compact footprint.

  • Aqua ElectrOzone™ Ozone Generation System

    Ozone treatment for water and wastewater has been utilized successfully for several decades and continues to be a viable disinfection solution for both municipal and industrial plants, worldwide.

  • NeoTech D238™

    The NeoTech D238™ is specially designed to disinfect water and is an essential component in advanced oxidation processes.

WATER REUSE VIDEOS

Since 2010, DE NORA TETRA Denite filter technology has effectively lowered nitrate, phosphorus and total suspended solids (TSS) from wastewater discharged into the Four Mile Run region of the Potomac River, improving water quality conditions of the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding environment.