Point-of-Use Water Treatments

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The cover image for this post comes from FreshHome.com and is just fantastic and quite fitting for a blog post on Point-of-Use treatment, so I had to use it and give all the attribution in the world possible. A variety of physical and chemical point-of-use (POU) treatments exist1.  The most prevalent treatment approach in homes […]

Direct Potable Water Reuse in Cities

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Direct potable reuse (DPR) involves processes where “purified municipal wastewater is introduced into a water treatment plant intake or directly into the water distribution system.”1 As populations increase and treatment technologies improve, direct potable reuse may become an economically viable or even preferred option to meet growing global water demand. Water reuse takes many forms. […]