water recycling Articles

  • Talking about Water Recycling

    Introduction Community understanding of water and environmental issues is increasing. In some cases water recycling projects have been controversial but also there have been many successful projects with strong public support. Considerable experience has been gained about the issues affecting community acceptance of water recycling and the conduct of community ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • London underground water recycling

    Cockfosters Tube Washing Facility This system was used to wash tube trains for the London Underground. Aquaco provided them with a 10,000 litre and an 18,000 litre system including dual pump set, two ground filters and a UV disinfection ...

  • An interdisciplinary approach to the assessment of water recycling technology options

    Whilst work on the development of engineering options for water recycling has continued apace over the last decade, less attention has been paid to the problem of selecting appropriate technologies for particular applications. This paper firstly reviews the motivations for a cross-disciplinary approach to technology selection in this context, highlighting the process of translating research ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Grey water recycling

    AZUD Watertech offers the prefabricated compact plant AZUD WATERTECH GW for the grey water treatment, without unpleasant odours or noise. The grey water is collected from showers, bathtubs and sinks and the treated water can be reused in toilets and landscape ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Increased Support for Drinking Recycled Water

    As the discussion of recycled water in the media has increased — a significant change has occurred in people's opinions on drinking recycled water. There has been a convincing increase in support for drinking recycled water.The greater willingness for people to drink ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Case Study- Industrial laundry facility

    BEFORE RECYNOV-L 50 m3/day of water heated to 60 ° AFTER RECYNOV-L 80% of recycled water, reusable and already heated to 60 ° Only 10 m3/day of water to be heated CUSTOMER TESTIMONY What solution was used before NEREUS? The recycling solution ...


    By Nereus SAS

  • Community Consultation

    The community generally wish to be informed, and have a say, about decisions which affect them. The sponsors of water recycling projects need to engage with the community and stakeholders early in the life of a project to explain the choices available and obtain feedback on community preferences, concerns and issues. Community preferences, concerns and issues need to be ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Recycling Home Page

    Recycled Water as a Valuable Resource In many parts of the World, freshwater supplies are limited. Rainfall and river flows are often seasonal and intermittent. Growing water needs are causing increased competition for available supplies. In some regions, the amount of water available is being reduced by global warming and climate change. Until recently, most of the water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Imperial Wharf Incorporates Aquaco`s aquawiser system

    Imperial Wharf - Housing Association The Aquawiser system has been incorporated into this Housing Association new build at Imperial Wharf. The Aquawiser is a simple but effective way to recycle your grey water (bath and shower) for toilet flushing only. With the water consumption being slightly higher for bathing as it is to toilet flushing, there is enough grey water to ...

  • Views on the Status of `Water Recycling 2030: Recommendations of California`s Recycled Water Task Force`

    Introduction Purpose of White Paper In June 2003, DWR issued the report Water Recycling 2030: Recommendations of California's Recycled Water Task Force, which addressed the mission established in Assembly Bill 331, Chapter 590, Statutes of 2001, to evaluate the current framework of state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and permits to identify ...

  • Are long-held beliefs and taboos on recycled water reducing in Southern Africa?1

    A sample of 1,114 households in three countries located in the Limpopo River Basin was surveyed to investigate willingness to use (WTU) and willingness to pay (WTP) for different quality attributes of recycled water. The results indicate that 36% of the households are willing to use recycled water for potable uses and only 70% are willing to use it for non-potable use such as gardening. WTU ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Planning and Economics

    Planning for Water Recycling In the face of limits on available surface water resources, and increasing vulnerability to drought and climate change, many water authorities are looking to diversify their sources of supply. Options to diversify supplies include groundwater sources, use of recycled water, or desalination of seawater. Recycled water is a good ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Health Studies

    It is common to undertake quantitative risk assessments for a water recycling application to assess the public health risks arising from exposure to recycled water. Quantitative microbial risk assessment of infection risk involves assessment of exposure, dose and response. Risk management strategies to reduce infection risk may include steps to ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Public perceptions of recycled water: a survey of visitors to the London 2012 Olympic Park

    The Old Ford Water Recycling Plant, operated by Thames Water, was used to supply non-potable recycled blackwater to some of the venues at the London 2012 Games. In an effort to learn from this experience, Thames Water commissioned a survey of visitors to the Olympic Park during the Games to explore public responses to the water recycling project. Results show a very high level of support for ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Higher Filter Loading Rates for Greater Water Reuse Capacity

    This research project is designed to provide a systematic approach to determine the effect on recycled water quality of varying filter loading rates—and as influenced by other routinely monitored plant performance parameters. Data obtained from pilot filters in Phase 1 (during the first two years) indicate that a higher loading rate is capable of producing acceptable quality tertiary recycled ...

  • Survey of statewide public perceptions regarding water reuse in Arizona

    Increasing demands on water resources have made water reuse an attractive option for extending water supplies in the southwest. However, concerns remain about the potential risks of contact with recycled water. This study focused on perceptions regarding water reuse and how these may affect future utilization of the resource. This study, based on a telephone survey of 400 randomly-selected ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fire Brigades around the country to use water recycling systems

    Rainwater and Grey Water Harvesting / Recycling for the Fire Brigade around the country. Several sites have been identified for the inclusion of water recycling systems. Aquaco have successfully supplied, tested and commissioned rain and grey water recycling and harvesting systems for a range of applications within the Fire Stations. The applications have been search and rescue, ...

  • North Sydney high rise to recycle three million litres of water per year.

    The Ark building, the new landmark on the North Sydney CBD skyline, is set to recycle up to three million litres of water annually thanks to its greywater recycling plant. Located at 40 Mount Street, the Ark was completed in May this year and represents the first high-rise commercial building to achieve 6 Star Green Star V2 Design rating in NSW. Its rating can be attributed to sustainable ...

  • An Australian perspective on DPR: technologies, sustainability and community acceptance

    Australia has had guidelines in place for water recycling (for all uses other than potable reuse) since 2006. These guidelines were extended in May 2008 to cover potable reuse and have since been applied to two potable reuse schemes – one in Brisbane (Queensland) in 2011 and the second in Perth (Western Australia) in 2013. These guidelines cover both indirect potable reuse and direct potable ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • River Island in Milton Keynes Incorporates rainwater recycling system

    River Island opts for Rainwater Recycling The large new stand alone River Island shop in Milton Keynes will incorporate an Aquaco Rainwater Recycling System. The entire rainwater harvesting system will be gravity fed and thereby negate the need for pumps. This will give even further cost savings on top of the reduction in mains water usage. The recycling system consists of ...

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