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Grey(water) is the New Green

When people hear the term “onsite wastewater” most, including those who work in the field, immediately picture septic systems.  While it’s true that most of the industry has traditionally been focused on rural and suburban septic system for homes and businesses, with today’s need to reduce water and energy footprints, all while finding ways to stretch our dollars further, “onsite” is taking on new meaning. 671 more words

Minimising water use at a responsible tourism venue

Results of the first visit to Matlapeng Country Estate

Spanning 21 acres in southern Gauteng, Matlapeng Country Estate is one of the larger properties taking part in the GeePee RT Challenge. 424 more words


Drought-Stricken California Farmers Look To Tap Urban Wastewater

Recycled wastewater could soon be playing a big role in drought-stricken California’s farms. This article, in NPR, by Lauren Sommer expains why.

Many California farmers are in a tight spot this summer, because their normal water supplies have dried up with the state’s extreme drought. 805 more words

California Drought

5 Steps Toward a Brighter Water Future for California

An informative blog by Mark Tercek on how to better water management efforts.

Last week, government scientists issued their strongest forecast yet for what some are calling a “Godzilla” El Niño. 682 more words

California Drought

Once is Never Enough, Use it Twice

Here are some tips on how and where you can reuse water in your homes.

There are numerous ways to make your water go further these days. 482 more words

California Drought

Water - Watch It or Lose It

Active Water Management- the way forward for conscious water consumption and conservation. Read here how it works.

There are many ways to save water — conservation, passive rainwater catchment, onsite recycling (i.e., greywater) and active rainwater catchment. 1,766 more words

California Drought

Greywater Gone Wild

Government regulations around greywater recycling need to be relaxed for more businesses to use this technology. Read this piece by Doug Pushard to understand how these regulations are getting in the way of water conservation. 743 more words

California Drought