California’s epic drought is reshaping golf courses statewide. Many of California’s more than 860 golf courses have jumped at turf reduction rebate programs run by water agencies.
A brew crew in Oregon has come up with a resourceful way of making beer from recycled and purified wastewater. But does it pass the taste test? And will drought-stricken California catch on?
Cement quarry Lehigh Hanson will pay millions of dollars to settle a lawsuit alleging it dumped millions of gallons of toxic wastewater into a nearby creek.
San Jose’s mayor says it’s time to take a look at the water we flush down the toilet as a partial solution to California’s drought.
A new report suggests that fracking operations in California produce highly contaminate wastewater. Despite the evidence, Gov. Brown still supports the process.
Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.
States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place have seen a surge in earthquake activity, raising suspicions that the unconventional drilling method could be to blame, especially the wells where the industry disposes of its wastewater.
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.