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Water from Powell Street BART station to heat downtown San Francisco

Theophile Larcher, San Francisco Examiner Summary A new water recycling project unveiled Tuesday using water drained from the Powell Street BART station to generate energy is expected to save around 30 million gallons of water a year. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday...


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UBC's water use, emissions plummet as sustainability solutions take hold

Summary UBC has increased enrollment by 24,000 students over the last 20 years while reducing annual water consumption on the campus by 50 percent, a whopping 272 million litres in total. That is a reduction of 69 per cent per-capita for the equivalent of about 47,000-plus full-time...


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Ecolab Ramps Up Solutions To Tackle Water Challenges

Arjan Boogaard, Middle East Utilities Summary Ahead of the World Water Day tomorrow, Arjan Boogaards, Senior vice president and president of the MEA region, Ecolab, says that technological solutions are key to tackling growing water challenges in the region. We are acutely aware that water...


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Empower saves 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018, equivalent to the amount of water in 555 Olympic swimming pools

MENAFN Summary (MENAFN - Hattlan Media) Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, highlighted on the occasion of World Water Day, that it has saved 305 million gallons of potable water in 2018 which is equivalent to the...


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Campus District Scale Wastewater Reclamation Systems Planned for 2020: WaterHub an Ecoengineered Waste-water Treatment Plant

Summary A University that is home to a top-tier medical center and a campus community exceeding 50,000 people, has an extensive district energy system – requiring uninterrupted service. Responding to severe drought in 2007, the University started developing a comprehensive water management...

4A.2_Salvatelli.pdf


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Revisited Methods for Total Water Conservation

Summary In August of 2017, I presented material to the IDEA detailing the methods for reporting potable water savings associated with district energy systems and energy efficient retrofits. The presentation was well received but many questions were posed by the audience about the use of...

4A.4_Kraal.pdf


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Energy-Water-District Cooling Nexus: An Examination of Opportunity

Summary The utility systems at colleges and universities located in environments with appreciable cooling degree days often face a combination of challenges driven by campus densification and load growth, inadequately funded infrastructure renewal budgets, aggressive carbon reduction targets,...

4A.1_Johnstone.pdf


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Campus District Scale Wastewater Reclamation Systems Planned for 2020: WaterHub an Ecoengineered Waste-water Treatment Plant

Session 4A: Optimizing Energy & Water - The Energy Water Nexus Speakers Bob Salvatelli, Sustainable Water #Campus Energy Conference #Conference Proceeding #2019 #WaterConservation #Water Treatment #Sustainability #SustainableWater

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Austin wades out of historic floods, looks to expand water sources

Alyssa Goard, KXAN.com Summary AUSTIN (KXAN) -- Austin is returning to normalcy following historic flooding, silt-filled water overwhelming city water intake plants and a city-wide water boil notice. However, those events and the stress they caused are still at the forefront as Austin...


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Emory receives prestigious national campus sustainability award

Megan McRainey, Emory Report Summary Emory University has received a 2018 Campus Sustainability Achievement Award from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The university was recognized for its innovative teaching and student docent programs...