Innovations in Urban Water Reuse

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Santa Cruz Santa Cruz in Northern California

The urban water cycle starts with raw water, moves through drinking water treatment then delivery to homes and businesses. Once used, sewers convey it to wastewater treatment plants, where it is treated to public health standards for discharge to rivers, land application, the ocean, or treated further for recycled water. Some water is purified through advanced treatment processes and used to augment water supplies. Water is valuable during all parts of this interconnected urban water cycle – there are opportunities at every step to maximize use that benefits the community, economy, and environment. Viewing water as a resource and understanding the interconnectedness of One Water allows for innovative solutions to arise. Follow this link to read the complete article.  Sourced from: Meeting of the Minds