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Purple Pipe Contest Rules July 19, 2019
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Purple Pipe Contest is sponsored by Valley Water…
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Water Sourcerers January 18, 2018
Excerpt: The Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center, in San Jose, treats and recycles 8 million gallons of wa…
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2017: A Year in Review at the Water District January 12, 2018
Excerpt: Another way we are preparing for the future is through expanding use of recycled water. This year we celebrated…
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An Inside Look at Urban Farming October 13, 2017
Excerpt: Locally, the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center (SVAWPC), operated by the SCVWD, is a state-of-t…
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In It Together: Water Pros Share Problems And Solutions August 25, 2017
Excerpt: …I’m rather intrigued by what Santa Clara Valley Water District is doing… They’re also conducting resea…
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Guest view: Drought-proofing the water supply August 11, 2017
Excerpt: “…That’s why the water district has been hard at work expanding its recycled and purified water program. …
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Asian Community Day and Open House (interview with SCVWD’s Nai Hsueh) May 19, 2017
See the interview at NBC Bay Area (KNTV)…
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Return to sender: As climate change takes its toll, can recycled sewage water provide the answer to California’s water woes? February 6, 2017
Excerpt: “In July 2014, in the middle of one of the hottest and driest summers in California history, Silicon Valley c…
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Water Research Foundation Releases Results from Ongoing Study on Direct Potable Reuse October 20, 2016
Excerpt: “Four utilities are participating in the bench-scale treatment/distribution system study: Santa Clara Valley …

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