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Going to the Worms

August 17, 2016

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Worms provide sanitary wastewater treatment in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia Chile. Photo courtesy of BioFiltro.

Worm- and microbe-powered system to treat California vineyard’s wastewater in just 4 hours Very few wineries show the same enthusiasm for their wastewater treatment as for their wines. But Fetzer Vineyards is different. The Hopland, Calif., vineyard and winery is on a mission to prove that it’s possible to produce award-winning wine while using renewable […]

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Deciding on a Natural, Cheaper Way

October 22, 2014

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According to the TRWD website, the reuse project was the first of its kind in the United States. The wetlands now encompass 809 ha (2000 ac) and consists of a series of sedimentation ponds and wetland cells that naturally treat water diverted from the Trinity River. Photo courtesy of Tarrant Regional Water District.

Texas water district builds a wetland to supply residents with a water supply and serve as a wildlife sanctuary   In the 1990s, the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD; Fort Worth, Texas) projected that by 2015 it would need additional capacity for its reservoir due to expected population growth, said Darrel Andrews, assistant director of […]

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WEF Webcasts Cover Sustainability, Process Control, Force Mains, Watershed Modeling

July 3, 2014

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Envision™ A Sustainable Water Sector Developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI; Washington, D.C.), the Envision™ rating system provides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the social, environmental, and economic benefits of infrastructure projects of all types and sizes. This webcast will explain how water and wastewater utilities are using the rating system […]

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