And water is actually getting more expensive, according to Erin Bonney Casey, research director for Bluefield Research—who insists that economic considerations remain the first drivers in water conservation and reuse. “Rates are increasing faster than inflation or other consumer products,” she says. Automation World21 Oct 2019
Freshwater has been so plentiful for so long that we have taken it for granted. Today, we use more water than ever before — to quench our thirst, grow our food, power our industries and dispose of our waste. Wharton06 Sep 2019
On 21 February 2019 the Mayor of Los Angeles announced the city’s proposed plan to recycle 100% of its wastewater effluent by 2035. In doing so, the city estimates US$8 billion of infrastructure investments will be required ... »
El Paso Water in Texas is receiving renewed attention as its water utility is poised to become the first large U.S. city to adopt direct potable reuse (DPR). The DPR Advanced Water Purification project, set for completion in 2020 at an estimated cost ranging from US$110 million to US$150 million.... »
Bluefield’s database of planned reuse projects stands at 735 projects across 20 states with a combined capacity of 11.4 million m3/d. For the first time, this includes projects in two new states, New York and Oklahoma, reflecting the spread of reuse outside of its core markets (California, Florid... »
Slides first presented on webinar hosted by the WaterReuse Association. Bluefield analyzes the market drivers for water reuse across the U.S., highlighting growing opportunities for water recycling investment. Geographical hotspots, such as California, Texas, and Florida, as well as industrial ver... »
Water Reuse: Where is the Money and Where is the Opportunity
Just back from the 34th annual WateReuse Symposium in San Diego last week, I am struck by how far the water reuse space has come in the past few years. This is my 4th time attending and speaking; we used to talk about how and if? And now the discussion is around when, how to pay for it and what other opportunities exist. Read More.
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