Energy efficient wastewater treatment system meets global needs for clean water

Energy efficient wastewater treatment system meets global needs for clean water

Unfortunately, the cost of electricity can be a factor in whether people have access to clean water. One company is making it more affordable to treat water around the globe.

Watering green - low-flow, no-mow

Watering green - low-flow, no-mow

When it comes to green building, energy is first-born, and water is the red-headed step child.

California builders adapt to water conservation regulations

California builders adapt to water conservation regulations

Homebuilders in California are adapting to strict water conservation regulations to ensure homeowners and local water districts don't violate the rules.

Do water filter pitchers really work?

Do water filter pitchers really work?

Water filter pitchers can be a cute and inexpensive way to remove bad tastes and odors from your drinking water, but are water filter pitchers really effective?

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

Ty Pennington: What's the behind the walls of your green home?

It's what's on the inside that usually counts the most, and green homes are no exception.

How to get rid of pink stains in your toilet

How to get rid of pink stains in your toilet

Homeowners have asked us why there is a pink ring in their toilet bowl or evidence of the pink discoloration elsewhere and what can they do to get rid of it.

What are the pink stains in my toilet?

What are the pink stains in my toilet?

Pink residue is generally not a problem with water quality. A pink discoloration may be a result of...

How to choose a quality filtration system

How to choose a quality filtration system

For drinking and point-of-use water filtration systems, look for the following features...

Good tasting water does not equal healthy water

Good tasting water does not equal healthy water

Taste does not equate to health or quality. If it did, that would mean McDonalds fries and Oreos are health foods. (We wish.)

Whole home water filtration delivers safe, great tasting water

Whole home water filtration delivers safe, great tasting water

Although the United States has some of the best public drinking water available, there is reason to be concerned about contamination in some areas.

Bioreactor filtration system treats waste water to highest standards

Bioreactor filtration system treats waste water to highest standards

For residential and commercial building projects looking to save water, a wastewater treatment system delivers water clean enough to be discharged into waterways or used for other purposes.

New technology makes grey water reuse simple

New technology makes grey water reuse simple

Re-using greywater is the next frontier in battling drought and rising utility costs, and new technology makes it easier to adapt new or existing homes to use less water.

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

Water shortages are becoming a reality throughout the world, and that includes the United States. As reported in the National Journal, the demand for fresh water in the United States will exceed the supply by 2030, according to a 2012 State Department report.

What’s in Your Groundwater?

What’s in Your Groundwater?

Water is the single most important resource to sustain life and our community infrastructures. When potable water is contaminated, it is an issue that requires immediate attention. But how can we tell if our water is contaminated? In order to...

Advanced wastewater treatment delivers more clean water for re-use (video)

Advanced wastewater treatment delivers more clean water for re-use (video)

Simple, robust water treatment makes clean water available to more people.

Bio-Microbics solves water treatment challenges

Bio-Microbics solves water treatment challenges

At Greenbuild 2013, Bio-Microbics CEO Bob Rebori talks about the the importance of simple, affordable waste water treatment and water recycling for green buildings.

Louisville's Proud, Green Made in America Home

Louisville's Proud, Green Made in America Home

Louisville builder Vince Kimbel is almost finished with his green, made in America home. We take a look inside.  

Does your water smell like rotten eggs? Find help here (Infographic)

Does your water smell like rotten eggs? Find help here (Infographic)

Rotten egg odor is one of the most common and unpleasant effects of hydrogen sulfide, or H2S, in your water.  The presence of hydrogen sulfide doesn't just smell bad; it may also tarnish your silver or corrode your plumbing and fixtures.

High-quality treatment solution in a high-value subdivision

High-quality treatment solution in a high-value subdivision

Loudoun County is an affluent suburb Northwest of Washington, D.C. K Hovnanian Homes is building a dozen homes in the Woodmar Farms subdivision.

The ubiquity of water reuse

The ubiquity of water reuse

Interesting article in a recent edition of fastcoexist.com, The Future of Drinking Is Drinking Water That's Been In a Toilet. The gist of the article is that we need to rethink how we think about the use of water and...

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