A major South African city is about to run out of water, and officials say it will be the worst disaster since 9/11

A major South African city is about to run out of water, and officials say it will be the worst disaster since 9/11 Hilary Brueck/Feb 1, 2018 Business Insider Cape Town, a coastal South African city of 4 million people, is about to run out of fresh water. After three years of persistent drought, the government is…

Toilet to Tap: Brewery Creates Beer from Recycled Wastewater

Toilet to Tap: Brewery Creates Beer from Recycled Wastewater By Kacey Deamer, Staff Writer | March 22, 2017 04:21pm ET Live Science.com  A Southern California brewery has put sustainability on tap with a new brew made exclusively from wastewater, according to news reports. This month, Stone Brewing unveiled its “Full Circle Pale Ale,” which was made using recycled water…

California Brewer Using Grey Water to Make Beer

California Brewer Using Grey Water to Make Beer  Cheryl McMullen | Mar 21, 2016 Waste360.com  It’s a beer. It’s an IPA. It’s shower water? Yes, Mavericks Grey Water Tunnel Vision IPA, is made with recycled water from sinks and showers and treated with NASA technology to clean and use. Though California law prohibits its sale for drinking,…

This “Pail Ale” Beer Is Made With Rainwater

This “Pail Ale” Beer Is Made With Rainwater By: Tiffany Do June 6, 2017  Food Republic When it rains, brew beer. That’s the thinking behind St. Elmo Brewing Co.’s collaboration with Richard’s Rainwater in Austin, TX. Quick refresher: beer is made up of four ingredients: barley/wheat, hops, yeast and water. Water plays a huge part in every beer. That’s…

Mather Veterans Village becomes a reality

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 2015 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…