December 15, 2018, 11am PST
One of the nation's most ambitious attempts to recycle wastewater into potable water received a huge lift last month from the EPA with the receipt of a $164 million loan under the now-permanent Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.
City of San Diego News Release
September 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
August 18, 2018, 11am PDT
We're talking about toilet to tap. There, we said it.
May 5, 2018, 5am PDT
A report from a coalition of nonprofits recommends, among other restrictions, allowing outdoor watering only twice per week.
September 25, 2015, 12pm PDT
With an historic drought pressuring agencies to source more water locally, the Metropolitan Water District is looking to expand an idea pioneered by its neighbors in Orange County.
May 1, 2015, 7am PDT
A proposed $800 million facility in Santa Clara County will put recycled water on the tech boom's doorstep.
March 7, 2014, 10am PST
Southern California takes a lot of heat for sucking up the water from Northern California and the Colorado River, but the Orange County Water District, at least, is doing its part.
August 27, 2009, 5am PDT
Farmers in the Monterey Bay area of California have been feeding their artichoke plants with recycled urban wastewater. And they've been doing it safely for years.