1200 Gallon Per Day AQUALOOP Greywater System Installed – Mather Veterans Village

Ecovie and local partner Heat Transfer Equipment Company (HTE) are proud to have designed and commissioned a greywater system at the Mather Veterans Village near Sacramento, California.  Using the Intewa AQUALOOP process with its commercial level NSF 350 certification, the system is designed to collect shower, laundry, and lavatory water from a 50 unit affordable housing complex for…

Mather Veterans Village becomes a reality

AQUALOOP NSF 350 Certified for Greywater Recycling

AQUALOOP NSF 350 Certified for Greywater Recycling The AQUALOOP greywater recycling system is now certified under NSF 350 for bath and laundry recycling at the commercial (C) level, the very first and only system to pass these rigorous standards.  This is an important development for the entry of AQUALOOP into the US market since a number of…

Plumbing codes adopt NSF water reuse standard

Plumbing codes adopt NSF water reuse standard From:  Supply House Times 1 April 2016 http://www.supplyht.com/ To help address water scarcity and drought issues, four international plumbing and building codes — 2015 International Residential Code, 2015 International Plumbing Code, 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code and 2105 International Green Construction Code — now require that water reuse systems…

Greywater Harvesting for Hotels

Greywater Harvesting for Hotels From Green Hotelier: http://www.greenhotelier.org/ May 17, 2016  |  Filed under: Water  |  Posted by: Siobhan O’Neill Recycling greywater to use in toilets Water stewardship is an extremely important aspect of good environmental practice for hotels. Many use reduced flow and flush in bathrooms, but how many are recycling water? Water re-use is becoming…

GM PLANT IN DETROIT CAPTURES AND REUSES RAINWATER

Blog Entry by Gina-Marie Cheeseman in Environment and Climate Change Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – 10:30pm (3BL Media/JustMeans) Water is not something that should ever be wasted. Just ask Californians who are suffering through their fifth year of drought. General Motors clearly understands that water conservation is essential as the company’s Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant, where…

Makoto Murase turns rainwater into a resource for Tokyo

No, California’s drought isn’t over. Here’s why easing the drought rules would be a big mistake

No, California’s drought isn’t over. Here’s why easing the drought rules would be a big mistake Folsom Lake, Calif.After months of El Niño rainfall, Folsom Lake became so full that excess water was being released over Folsom Dam, above. But reservoirs in Central and Southern California remain well below their averages. (Brian van der Brug…

PURAIN Pre-Filter Sizing Part 2

In another post we showed how to size a PURAIN self cleaning Jump Filter.  In this post we show that once you have selected a filter, how to estimate the expected capture efficiency. As reference, please check out our post on sizing.  Here is a summary:  Look up the 5 minute intensity, 1 year interval…

Drexel University: Here’s Why We Should Use Rainwater to Flush Toilets

Drexel University: Here’s Why We Should Use Rainwater to Flush Toilets BY FLORIDA WATER DAILY · MARCH 9, 2016 From the Drexel University press release: Rain Barrel. Source: https://flic.kr/p/4P6Doi If you live in one of four major U.S. cities chances are you’re letting the benefits of a ubiquitous natural resource go right down the drain…