Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Moving Toward Water Self-Sufficiency

Barry Nelson of NRDC just wrote a great article highlighting efforts by Santa Monica, Long Beach, San Diego and a couple of water districts in Los Angeles who have significantly reduced their amounts of imported water through a variety of strategies, including developing local groundwater supplies, conservation and wastewater recycling. Although there's a lot more to be done, it good to see that more and more cities and water/wastewater agencies are buying into Know Your H2O.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Sewage to Drinking Water in USA Today

Yesterday USA Today carried a fairly lengthy article discussing the world-wide pressures on fresh water supplies and the response in several disparate communities, including Singapore; Orange County, CA; Fairfax, Virgina; and Namibia, of using advanced water treatment technology to create a sustainable local water supply that simultaneously addresses pollution problems.

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