Know Your H20, Water Recycling
July 12 2011

Wastewater Recycling - College Students Get It

by Rick Wilson

A recent opinion piece in San Diego State University's Daily Aztec by senior Randy Wilde points out the multiple advantages of operating the Water Purification Demonstration Project and potentially building a larger-scale version of this facility to establish a reliable, local drinking water supply at a lower cost than ocean desalination.  In addition to the benefits that Randy cites, an "Indirect Potable Reuse" system would also benefit ocean water quality.