San Francisco Recycled Water Program Pushing Wastewater Towards DrinkabilityThe city of San Francisco could be drawing on a new source of drinking water that is a recycled version of what's being flushed down toilets.
Recycled Water Fill Station Opens In Sonoma As County Looks To Deal With DroughtAs California’s drought continues to shrink water supplies, a Sonoma County utility is looking to recycled water as a new source.
Treated Water From Mountain View Toxic Site Eyed For Irrigation, Potential Drinking WaterGroundwater from a toxic site in Mountain View, treated and basically thrown away, is now being viewed as a source for irrigation and could also be considered for drinking water.
Pleasanton Neighborhood Keeps Lawns Green During Drought Thanks To Free, Recycled WaterThe Dublin-San Ramon Water District has become a local watering hole of sorts. When Teralyn Fredericks heard they offered free water, she and her neighbors became frequent fillers
Governor Brown Signals Support For 'Toilet-To-Tap' Water Amid State's Historic DroughtGovernor Jerry Brown signaled his support for more aggressive water-saving measures Thursday in the face of the state’s historic drought, including a controversial plan to use recycled wastewater to replenish the drinking water supply.
CA Golf Courses Forced To Rip Out Sod, Go Brown To Save Water During Historic DroughtCalifornia'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.
East Bay Water District Giving Away Free Recycled WaterNeed water? In the East Bay they're giving away recycled water to anyone who shows up with a bucket.
San Jose Declares Drought Emergency With Citywide Water ShortageCity leaders are now calling for residents to cut back on water use by 20 percent.
San Francisco Wants To Use Recycled Water To Clean Streets San Francisco is looking into ways to cut down on its supply of drinking water including using recycled water for street cleaning purposes.
SF's Mayor Lee Looks To Feds For Water Infrastructure HelpSan Francisco officials are looking at how the city can better use recycled water as supplies steadily dwindle and Mayor Ed Lee, who’s still in Washington, D.C. after last night’s State of the Union address, said he’s seeking federal assistance for infrastructure.
Work Begins On New San Jose Water Treatment PlantSan Jose water officials have broken ground on what they are calling one of the most advanced water treatment facilities in the country.