water recycling Articles

  • Rapid Portable Cross-Connection Detection by Sensitive Fluorescence Spectroscopy

    Abstract The implementation of dual reticulation systems for returning recycled water to the home for nonpotable use is now common in new Australian housing developments. Managing the associated public health risk requires consideration of the potential for crossconnections between recycled and potable water pipes. While current protocols for detection exist, they are time consuming and ...

  • Rapid portable cross-connection detection by sensitive fluorescence spectroscopy

    Abstract The implementation of dual reticulation systems for returning recycled water to the home for nonpotable use is now common in new Australian housing developments. Managing the associated public health risk requires consideration of the potential for crossconnections between recycled and potable water pipes. While current protocols for detection exist, they are time consuming and ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Plastics Use in Consumer Electronic Equipment: Perspectives From Product Design to Material Recovery

    Plastics are widely used in electronic applications because of their unique functional, aesthetic, and cost performance attributes. The broad range of plastics used in electronics, however, presents some unique challenges when trying to recycle end-of-life electronic equipment. This paper discusses what recent research by the American Plastics Council has found about the types and amounts of ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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

  • Grey water recycling system for midlands library

    Midlands Library Grey Water Recycling System Aquaco has won and is delivering an important contract for a grey water recycling system for a public library in the Midlands. Aquaco feels that a main strength of its business is in grey water recycling which collects bath, basin and shower water, filters and disinfects, and then recycles the water for use in toilet flushing. ...

  • Reuse: Environmental and Recreational

    Restoring streams and wetlands In recent years many wastewater treatment plants have been upgraded to meet increasingly stringent environmental requirements for discharge to receiving waters. The effect of moving from treated effluent quality discharges to recycled water quality discharges is assisting in the preservation and enhancement of the aquatic ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 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

  • 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

  • Biosolids Odor Prediction Models: Sensory and Analytical Measurement Approaches

     Abstract Practical biosolids odor prediction models were developed to be use by managers for predicting the odor emission rates of biosolids generated daily at the District of Columbia’s wastewater treatment plant. These models evaluated daily wastewater treatment process data and predicted the expected biosolids odor emissions levels prior to recycling of this material on land. ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Frac Water Recycling White Paper

    Balancing the risk of well damage with the economic benefits of frac wastewater reuse can be difficult.  In conjunction with Environmental Daily Advisor, Anguil Aqua Systems has sponsored a detailed report which answers some of the tough questions about fracking and water use.   ...

  • Estimated costs of implementation of membrane processes for on-site greywater recycling

    Greywater reuse inside buildings is a possible way to preserve water resources and face up to water scarcity. This study is focused on a technical-economic analysis of greywater treatment by a direct nanofiltration (NF) process or by a submerged membrane bioreactor (SMBR) for on-site recycling. The aim of this paper is to analyse the cost of recycled water for two different configurations (50 and ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Rainwater recycling for HM Aylesbury Prison

    Rainwater recycling system for Aylesbury prison Aylesbury Prison, in Buckinghamshire, will cut its mains water usage in its new block by up to 50%, thanks to its new Aquaco rainwater recycling system. The rainwater recycling system will include 2 X 6,750 litre GRP collection tanks, water filtration and UV disinfection units. The recycling system is controlled by an Aquaco ...

  • 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 ...

  • Aquacell SC100 - Blacktown Workers Sports Club, NSW case study

    Location: Blacktown, NSW Client: Blacktown Workers Sports Club Capacity: 100 kL/day Source: Blackwater from sports club sewer Recycled Use: Sports field irrigation Commissioned: November 2007 Lush green playing fields, despite ...

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