Wastewater recycling could solve water scarcity problems

"Wastewater recycling involves a process of distinguishing wastewater from potable water and treating it for suitable reuse--both for replenishment of groundwater supplies and for use in non-drinking purposes." (Michael Deane - Huffington Post)

“Wastewater recycling involves a process of distinguishing wastewater from potable water and treating it for suitable reuse–both for replenishment of groundwater supplies and for use in non-drinking purposes.” (Michael Deane – Huffington Post)

June 13, 2013 marked a staggering decision by the Supreme Court.  The Supreme Court ruled that Texas could not cross into Oklahoma’s borders to withdraw water, to claim its portion of water entitled to it under the Red River Compact.

This creates significant water scarcity issues for Texas.  Drought conditions are incredibly high in Northern Texas and could result in brownouts to avoid power plants from over-heating.

The solutions to these problems could be found in wastewater recycling technologies.

To read about the battle for water and two successful wastewater recycling projects click here. 

To learn more about Advanced Waste Services wastewater recycling explore our website or ask us a question below.

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