aquifer recharge Articles

  • Pilot projects provide insights on potable water reuse

    Recycling wastewater is becoming more and more important, but it’s rarely consumed directly. What’s more common is direct potable reuse, a process in which wastewater is treated to drinkable standards. Instead of being injected into an aquifer or an environmental buffer, the treated water is commonly either distributed upstream of a drinking water treatment plant or added directly ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Taxpayer dollars subsidizing destruction

    One way to correct market failures is tax shifting—raising taxes on activities that harm the environment so that their prices begin to reflect their true cost and offsetting this with a reduction in income taxes. A complimentary way to achieve this goal is subsidy shifting. Each year the world's taxpayers provide at least $700 billion in subsidies for environmentally destructive activities, such ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Monitoring Gas Emissions from Volcanoes to Predict Volcanic Activity

    To understand and predict the behaviour of volcanoes an increasing number of scientists are combining geological monitoring and geochemical models. By measuring and monitoring the prevalence of gases like CO2, scientists hope to be able to better predict the likelihood of volcanic eruptions. In 2010 Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupted, releasing 250 million ...


    By Edinburgh Sensors Ltd

  • The Future of Fresh Water

    Around the world, sustained effort will be necessary to ensure adequate supplies Fresh water is becoming more and more scarce across the globe, and in the absence of adequate countermeasures, the trend is expected to continue in the future. With demand growing and sources dwindling, water scarcity already touches ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • The Water Footprint of the California Almond

    Almonds are an agricultural success story for California, but can their cultivation be sustained as the state enters a new drought? ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Texas` Oldest Living Reuse System Tells All

    ABSTRACTOdessa initiated reuse of its wastewater effluent in 1949. Over the last 57 years, the program has grown to incorporate industrial, irrigation, and residential customers. Through reuse of the effluent, billions of gallons of water have been conserved for the potable water system. INTRODUCTIONOdessa is a city of approximately 100,000 people located in West Texas. The climate is arid where ...

  • Compact solutions for advanced wastewater treatment aiming to recover and reuse

    The environmental pollution caused from unregulated raw sewage discharge coming from small municipalities, remote communities, small housing complexes, tourist facilities, camps, factories, harbors and other similar sources that until now was difficult to construct suitable Treatment Facilities is quite extensive in many areas and is now the time for the authorities to take action. The necessity ...


    By DEVISE ENGINEERING S.A.

  • Recycled Carbon Fiber Strengthens Pervious Concrete

    Allowing stormwater to recharge groundwater may help solve urban water problems ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • New Territory Reclaimed Water Use for Subsidence Credits

    ABSTRACTFt. Bend County, Texas, south of Houston, Texas, is experiencing ground subsidence due to over pumping of the groundwater aquifer for domestic and agricultural use. A Subsidence District was created by the State and Regulations have been issued requiring all Public Water suppliers to decrease their groundwater withdrawal by 30 percent by 2013 and 60 percent by 2025. Each user must ...

  • Drought Forces Push to Recycle, Reuse and Potential in Brackish Water for Oil & Gas Industry: Interview with BioLargo CEO

    UPTICK Interview: BioLargo's AOS Filter Delivers Abundant Clean Water Even In Drought The headlines are full of discussion on water shortages and drought with few options consistently noted beyond the need to conserve and manage the precious resource. To gain perspective on the problem and explore viable solutions UPTICK Newswire interviewed ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Satellite Mission Tracks Freshwater Trends

    NASA GRACE is showing that the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Forests Serve as Freshwater Infrastructure

    Restoring watershed headwaters is examined as a water storage strategy A global realization is dawning about the pressing need for more freshwater storage infrastructure to support growing populations in our time of climate change. Faced with the astronomical costs of constructing such infrastructure, however, water management is beginning to look at existing natural features that can ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Pulp and Paper Industry Facing Water Issues

    Water-reuse and waste-to-energy technologies can lessen environmental impact ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Emerging Trends In UV Disinfection For Water Treatment

    Introduction The UV disinfection industry has experienced tremendous growth over the last 20 years.  The development of new UV technologies over this period has been a perfect example of an industry investing to meet market demand – in this case demand for an effective, low cost, and environmentally friendly disinfection technology.  The acceptance of UV disinfection at water plants ...

  • San Joaquin Valley California - Arsenic removal from ground water

    Background The San Joaquin Valley of California is approximately 220 miles long and varies in width to a maximum distance of approximately 80 miles. The occurrence of groundwater over the entire extent of the valley is abundant. Recharge for the varied depths of aquifers is from precipitation in the form of rain and the snow pack from the western Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. High ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • Cities Around the World Face Water Supply ‘Day Zeros’

    Drought, pollution, and overpopulation add to the chance that taps will one day run dry ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • What Drought?

    They call them "Atmospheric Rivers", essentially rivers in the sky that carry vast amounts of moisture. Like a fire hose, they have bombarded central and northern California, repeatedly. “We usually see three or four atmospheric rivers in a season,” Scott McGuire, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Reno, told ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Water Reuse Terminology

    All water on Earth is used and reused, over and over, in an elegant water cycle. Water reuse occurs in various ways on a daily basis. It happens when a community’s treated wastewater is discharged into rivers or other water bodies. If you live in a community downstream of another, chances are you are reusing water from an upstream town. Scientifically proven advances in water technology ...


    By WateReuse

  • Home, Sweet Wastewater Building

    How can a wastewater treatment plant embedded into a neighborhood not use much landmass and be environmentally friendly and user-friendly all at the same time? One system aims to do all of the above. Why should a wastewater treatment plant always have to look like, well, a wastewater treatment plant?  A visual trip through project files of Aqueonics Inc., based in Greenville, SC, reveals photos ...


    By Aqueonics, Inc.

  • Stormwater Management for Urban Environments

    IntroductionElmhurst College, a hundred-thirty-five year old private learning institution, is proceeding with a campus redevelopment project that will include a one hundred seventy bed residence hall. In addition, the college continues to be a role model for sustainable site design and an educational resource for both students and the community.The need for additional housing, due to ...


    By Advanced Pavement Technology

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