Washing hands despite lack of water

Even though the water we've used for washing hands is barely contaminated, it usually goes down the drain. A newly developed system allows handwashing water to be recycled, thus not only saving water, but also helping to ...

Testing the waters for European reuse opportunities

The EU DEMOWARE project represents a milestone in water reuse technology, offering increased operational efficiency, improved planning ability, cost savings as well as lowering destructive environmental impacts, whilst mitigating ...

Californians are ready for recycled water

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, more than 60 percent of California is still suffering "extreme to exceptional drought" conditions. Californians are living through the state's worst drought in more than 150 years and ...

Why enough water will never be enough for California

These days, it seems everyone is looking for a silver bullet solution to California's drought. Some advocate increasing supply through more storage, desalination or water reuse. Others propose controlling demand through conservation ...

What can be done about a water shortage?

The water crisis in the western United States – most notably in California and Washington – may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation's water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor ...

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