water recycling News

  • 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 ...

  • World First for Water Recycling

    Sunshine Coast based business leads world with new domestic water recycling technology With the subject of water supply very much on every local and state government agenda and the minds of every Australian, an award winning Sunshine Coast company, EcoNova, has achieved a world first in domestic water recycling technology. Their patented water recycling system NovaClear™ is the first ...


  • Frac water recycling

    GE (General Electric) have introduced a mobile evaporator which is specifically designed to help natural gas producers recycle untreated waters resulting from hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The evaporator is energy efficient, fully transportable, cost effective and will enable onsite frac water recycling. There are massive amounts of natural gas and oil buried deep below the Earth's surface in ...

  • Water (recycle) technology seminar

    WLN Indonesia organizes a seminar on water (recycle)technology. During this 1 day seminar WLN Indonesia will inform existing and new clienst about drinking water, process water and waste water treatment technologies. The sessions will consists of interactive presentations on the topics: water & environmental policies and regulations, water efficiency, different treatment technologies ...


    By WLN Indonesia

  • Recycling cooling water protects the environment

    Siemens has received an order from Slovakia Steel Mills (SSM) in Strážské, Slovakia, to supply a water treatment plant for its new steelworks. The plant will treat the water used for direct and indirect cooling and is scheduled to come on stream by the end of 2010. The order is worth some ten million euros. The mini mill of Slovakia Steel Mills in Strážské is designed ...


  • GE: stimulate water reuse and recycling

    According to General Electrics (GE, USA), The world's urban and industrial water use is projected to double by 2050, yet one fifth of the world's population, or some 1.2 billion people, already lives in areas of water scarcity. One of the best ways to stretch our planet's dwindling supply of available water is through increased reuse and recycling, yet progress in these areas has been limited for ...

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Magic or recycling?

    Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows some of the ingenious ways a plastic water bottle can be reused or recycled. There is currently a drive towards a ‘circular economy’ in the European Union. This is an economic system which retains resources, virtually eliminating ...

  • Recycled Tires: How they are Recycled and Disposed of.

    You use them every day. Whether you drive a car, take a bus, ride your bike, or fly in a plane, all of these methods of transportation rely on rubber tires. This applies to billions of other people across the world each day, too. It might surprise you to know just how many scrap tires are produced each year around the world, and how those previously used tires are effectively being put to use in ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • 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

  • 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

  • WRD Named Recycled Water Agency of The Year

      For Its Cumulative Efforts, Contributions and Recycled Water Projects Over 50 Years LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The WateReuse California Association ...

  • New invention makes water recycling faster & cheaper

    California scientist Meng Lean has invented a new water filtration method that is cheaper and can recycle about five times faster than today’s system, according to ABC7. The water is not safe for drinking but can be used for activities such as agriculture. The system involves a spiral filtration system. Water is funneled through lightweight disks as they spin, separating dirt and particles from ...

  • Suncor and Partners to Test Water Treatment and Recycling Technologies

    Suncor Energy and five industry partners today announced an estimated $165 million funding commitment to sanction the construction of a dedicated Water Technology Development Centre (WTDC). The WTDC, to be located at Suncor’s Firebag facility, will be used to test water treatment and further develop recycling technologies. The goal of the WTDC is to shorten the timeframe needed to develop ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • Water bottle boost for UK’s recycled pet market

    The UK’s recovered bottle market received a vote of confidence as a major bottled water company announced plans to buy more recycled PET from a UK reprocessor. French mineral water company Danone, producer of Evian and Volvic, said it will buy 12,000 tonnes of recycled PET from Greenstar by 2011. This year, Danone will buy 5,000 tonnes of plastic, which will be made into new bottles at its ...

  • aquacell™ water recycling solutions appoints US distributor

    Aquacell Pty. Ltd., Katoomba, New South Wales (Australia) announces its appointment of PHOENIX Process Equipment Co., Louisville, Kentucky (USA), as its exclusive U.S. distributor for aquacell™ Water Recycling Solutions. Established in 1996, Aquacell has conducted extensive research and development both locally and globally. They have developed innovative water management technologies that offer ...

  • 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 ...

  • Miami-Dade County to Rely on Recycled Water

    The South Florida Water Management District today renewed the largest public water supply permit in the state - the water use permit for Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Department. The 20 year permit is structured to meet the water needs of Miami-Dade's growing population, which is projected to reach 2.7 million residents by 2027. The permit allows Miami-Dade to pump up to 60 million more ...

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