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 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…

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…

Iran Faces A Huge Water Crisis, 37 Million At Risk Of Dehydration

Iran Faces A Huge Water Crisis, 37 Million At Risk Of Dehydration ANDREW FOLLETT – The Daily Caller Energy and Environmental Reporter 2:26 PM 04/03/2016 Women walk near the arches of Sio-se Pol (Thirty-three Arch Bridge) over Zayand-e Rud river in Isfahan ahead of the March 14 parliament elections in this picture taken March 11,…

Water quality crisis in Michigan

Loading… U.S. Storm Water, Long a Nuisance, May Be a Parched California’s Salvation

Storm Water, Long a Nuisance, May Be a Parched California’s Salvation LONG BEACH, Calif. — The winter rains finally arrived in Southern California, bringing drenching relief in recent days to a part of the nation suffering one of the worst droughts in history. But the El Niño storms brought something else as well: a reminder…