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  • Missouri American Water Achieves 10,000 Tons Recycled on America Recycles Day

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri American Water’s environmental management program has reached a 10,000-ton milestone, just in time for America Recycles Day – a national day dedicated to the promotion of consumer recycling programs in the United States. The company’s five-year program has successfully eliminated 10,000 tons of water treatment residuals, paper, cardboard, metal, batteries ...


    By American Water

  • Kingspan Launches Ocean Plastic Clean-Up Partnership and Aims to Recycle 1bn Plastic Bottles Annually by 2025

    Recycled bottles will be used in production of Kingspan insulation Commitment increases current use of recycled plastic fourfold Interim target of 500m bottles by 2023 3-year partnership to remove plastic from the ocean agreed with EcoAlf Foundation  Kingspan, the global leader in high performance insulation and envelope solutions for low carbon ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

  • NWRI releases two reports on assessing recycled water criteria for state of California

    The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) has released two reports that evaluate different aspects of recycled water criteria for the State of California. One report provides conclusions as to whether recycled water used to irrigate food crops in California is sufficiently protective of public health, while the second report evaluates the suitability of a potential analytical technique to ...

  • 2009 Environment Awards recognise Ozzi Kleen Greywater Recycling Systems!

    The dedicated owners/directors and the team at Suncoast Waste Water Management have been working on developing and manufacturing wastewater recycling systems for both domestic households and commercial developments. After nearly two decades of success with the invention of the unique Ozzi Kleen non-septic sewage treatment systems, this silent success story is about to start all over again! The ...

  • New survey reveals Californians’ overwhelming support for recycled water as a long-term drought solution

    The severity and impact of the drought remains top-of-mind among Californians. They are eager for long-term solutions that can help the state to achieve a water-secure future. California residents are overwhelmingly supportive of using treated wastewater, or recycled water, in their everyday lives, according to a statewide survey released today by Xylem Inc. The survey found that 76 percent of ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • Plastic recycling

    Plastics have become an integral part of our lives. Plastic constitutes about 12% of Municipal solid wastes generated in USA,a sharp increase from just 1% in 1960 to the current level. Increasing usage of plastics have created environmental issues such as increased energy and water usage, emission of greenhouse gases and finally waste disposal and health issues. Many countries are now trying to ...

  • IBWA’s New Video Tours PET Plastic Bottle Recycling Facility

    The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA)’s consumer website www.bottledwatermatters.com has released a new YouTube video, “Recycling Empty Plastic Bottles,” that gives consumers a good look at how a PET recycling facility converts more than two billion PET plastic ...

  • Kurita in Space - Collaboration of Kurita and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) for the ISS (International space station)

    Kurita Water Industries Ltd. receives order from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for the manufacture of a flight model of the company’s next generation water recycling and demonstration system. This system is scheduled to be installed in the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” on the International Space Station. Since entering a research agreement with JAXA in 2011 to ...


    By Kurita

  • AUS$10.5m for South East Tasmania recycled water

    Irrigators in Tasmania’s Coal River district will have access to additional water under a $10.5 million recycled water scheme funded by the Rudd Government. Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said the South East Tasmania Recycled Water Scheme, developed by Clarence City Council, would also improve the ecological health of the Derwent Estuary by reducing wastewater ...


    By Australian Government

  • WINNER - 2010 Sustainable Water Management Award - Ozzi Kleen Home Grey Water Recycling System

    The Ozzi Kleen Grey Water Treatment System has taken out the top award for environmental excellence and sustainability in water management at this year’s Environment Council Awards. As an industry leader and a trusted name in Sewerage Systems for more than two decades, Ozzi Kleen have now Won a 'Froggie' at Friday night’s 2010 Environment Awards for the Grey Water recycling ...

  • Recycled water is safe to use in household washing machines

    Water shortages, aggravated by climate change, are likely to increase in the future. Significant savings in drinking-quality water could be made if recycled water was used for household laundry. A recent study suggests that recycled water is safe to use in domestic washing machines and is not a health hazard. In Australia, where the study was conducted, about 15 per cent of domestic water is ...

  • West Basin and Mattel Collaborate to Save Up to Two Million Gallons of Drinking Water Per Year

    Mattel, Inc. and West Basin Municipal Water District recently announced the completion of a joint project to enable the exclusive use of recycled water for irrigation purposes at Mattel’s El Segundo corporate campus. By using West Basin’s locally-produced recycled water for irrigation, Mattel ...


    By WateReuse

  • California Water Resources Control Green-Lights Recycled Water as Drinking Water

    A report released December 29 by the State Water Resources Control Board concludes that it is feasible to develop and adopt regulations for using recycled water as drinking water, provided that certain research and key knowledge gaps are addressed. Direct potable reuse (DPR) is the addition of recycled water directly into a drinking water system or into a raw water supply immediately ...


    By WateReuse

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • Drinking recycled water?

    The Australian Government National Water Commission funded a study to establish an approach to assess the quality of water treated using managed aquifer recharge. Researchers at Australia’s CSIRO Land and Water set out to determine if the en product would meet standard drinking water guidelines. At the Parafield Aquifer Storage, Transfer and Recovery research project in South Australia, the ...

  • Australia delivers AUS$34.5m for water recycling

    Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, visited Christies Beach Treatment Plant last week to announce formal funding of $34.5 million for the Waterproofing the South project. The Christies Beach facility is being upgraded to produce high quality recycled water for industry and for watering gardens and playing fields. The project would also see expanded piping infrastructure ...


    By Australian Government

  • California Senators Propose Bay Area Water Recycling

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) – U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, both California Democrats, have introduced two measures to increase the supply of non-drinking water for California's Bay Area. The recycled water would be used for irrigation of vineyards and other urban, environmental and agricultural lands that need water for irrigation or ecological restoration. ...

  • American Water oversees water recycling system at nation`s greenest high-rise

    American Water (NYSE:AWK) has completed the design, procurement and construction phase at The Visionaire, fifth in a series of green residential buildings serviced by the company's Applied Water Management Group. Located in Battery Park City, Manhattan, the 33-story, 251-unit tower is now considered to be the greenest high-rise residential condominium in the United States. Along with luxury ...


    By American Water

  • AUS$1bn plan to help secure cities’ water supplies

    The Australian Government will provide AUS$1 billion over six years to help secure water supplies for working families and businesses through desalination, recycling and stormwater harvesting. “The effects of climate change mean most of Australia’s cities and towns have less water, and we can no longer rely on rainfall to supply all our drinking water,”  Minister for Climate Change and ...


    By Australian Government

  • Central Basin Connects Montebello Gardens Elementary School to Recycled Water

     Central Basin Municipal Water District has partnered with the Montebello Unified School District to connect Montebello Gardens Elementary School to recycled water for landscape irrigation. As of a result of the connection, the School District will save an average of eight acre-feet of drinking water per year at this site. This works out to 2.6 million gallons of drinking water annually. ...

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