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Water Recycling

San Diego Brewery Makes Beer From Treated Sewage Water

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.20.2017 | Weird News

San Diego’s Stone Brewing, the nation’s ninth-largest brewery, has unveiled a beer made with treated sewage water. The recycled-water pale ale is ...

If Farm-To-Table Eating Is Cool, What About Toilet-To-Tap Drinking?

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business

When any given water supply grows scarce, there are only so many ways to adapt our day-to-day, water-reliant lives: Use less water or somehow recycle ...

Why We Must Embrace Saving the San Francisco Bay

Scott Wiener | Posted 11.12.2016 | San Francisco
Scott Wiener

Congress faces such a stark choice between a mid 20th century anti-environmental bill and a 21st century approach that shows how new technologies can meet our water needs without sacrificing ecosystem health.

San Francisco's Innovative Step to Save Water

Tara Lohan | Posted 10.05.2016 | Green
Tara Lohan

While San Francisco's mandate for new developments is thought to be the first of its kind, water reuse in the state is not necessarily new.

The Great Portland Pee: The Psychological Power of Disgust That Discourages Water Recycling

David Ropeik | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

If you're running a little short on potable water, you might want to take some empty jugs up to Portland, Oregon, where for the next few days, they will be throwing away 38 million gallons of water

Robin Wilkey

Ready To Drink Your Sewage? | Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

No, this isn't the opening scene of Waterworld. One of the biggest cities in America could soon source drinkable water from sewage. The Silicon Val...

I Lost My Grass in Vegas

Ben Jablonski | Posted 06.26.2012 | Impact
Ben Jablonski

The fact that Nevada as a whole is entitled to only 1.8 percent of the Colorado River's water prompted the SNWA to enact one of the nation's most aggressive and comprehensive water conservation initiatives.

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.