San Francisco is looking into ways to cut down on its supply of drinking water including using recycled water for street cleaning purposes.
A Stanford engineer has developed a way for sewage treatment plants to power themselves by taking the waste out of wastewater and turning it into energy.
A wave of resignations at San Jose’s waste water treatment plant has put the operation at a high risk for a “catastrophic failure,” according to a newly-released report.
NASA scientists working at a San Francisco sewage treatment plant in Hunter’s Point believe they’ve developed a way to use wastewater to make biofuels.
Almost two-inches of rain fell in an eight-hour period in the Sonoma County region and the torrent sent wastewater through manhole covers in the southern part of the county.
Officials believe a wastewater spill in Marin County involving nearly a million gallons of sewage may have been the result of sabotage.