Day Zero

In early 2018, Cape Town announced Day Zero, a date when its reservoirs would run so dry that it would cut off municipal water to its residents. While that date has been delayed, water scarcity is still a global issue, and conservation, desalination, and water reuse efforts are critical to staving off future Day Zeros.

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Apr 21 2022
Veolia Water Technologies, a subsidiary of the Veolia group and specialist in water treatment, announces the Asia Pacific launch of the Barrel, an…
Apr 6 2022
A vertical motor for deep well pumping introduced in 1922 has played a major role in supplying groundwater to one of America’s largest and most…
De Nora ISIA Srl Middle East Sales Director Alessandro Meneghini with project managers from National Water Company, Riyadh.
De Nora ISIA Srl Middle East Sales Director Alessandro Meneghini with project managers from National Water Company, Riyadh.
Feb 2 2022
Committed to addressing water scarcity with innovation in treatment technologies, De Nora will sponsor the highly anticipated International Specialty…
Jan 25 2022
The City of Santa Monica has taken a significant step toward a self-reliant water future as expansions to the Arcadia Water Treatment Plant (WTP) and…
Jan 17 2022
The Department of the Interior today announced three funding opportunities available to help Western communities create or expand clean, new water…
Jan 6 2022
The value of water is only increasing and the world is starting to take notice. Major corporations are investing in water technologies companies, and…
Aug 5 2021
Emergency regulations to temporarily stop thousands of farmers, landowners and others from diverting water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta…
Jul 8 2021
Water scarcity and drought conditions are no stranger to the U.S. West, but the drought in 2021 has the greatest severity seen in a decade and the…
Jul 8 2021
A new earthquake retrofit project will take Santa Clara County, California’s largest drinking water source out of service for the next decade. The…
Jul 6 2021
The Ute Water Conservancy District, serving Grand Junction and Mesa County, Colorado, has for the first time begun to mix Colorado River water into…
Jul 1 2021
More than 200 Western farm and water organizations are pushing for canal and reservoir repairs.  This includes proposing nearly $49 billion for…
The drought in the U.S. West has stressed water resources, increased water scarcity and forced communities to create water conservation rules.
The drought in the U.S. West has stressed water resources, increased water scarcity and forced communities to create water conservation rules.
Jun 30 2021
The above image uses the June 24, 2021 U.S. Drought Monitor map as a background image to show the size and scope of the drought. View the latest…
Feb 11 2021
Water is the new oil. Or at least those in the water industry already recognize it is as precious or more precious than oil. Making the most with the…
Dec 22 2020
JEA serves the Greater Jacksonville, Florida area, and recognized an opportunity to further capitalize its reclaimed water and diversify its water…
Dec 14 2020
The State of Food and Agriculture (SOFA) 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) flagship report was released. The report noted that…
Sep 28 2020
WWD Senior Managing Editor Bob Crossen's Takeaways Keynote Address 2020 posed an immediate challenge that resulted in a complete change in thinking…
Feb 28 2020
The 5th AWF is intended to address three main priorities: Arab Water Security; Cooperation across Borders and Water for Sustainable Development…
Jan 14 2020
The researchers developed a model to track the water and gauge water quality at the power plant, located near Phoenix, Arizona, which converts heat…
Dec 19 2019
Southwest Water is putting a pause on renegotiating rules for managing water among the seven states and two countries that share the Colorado River…
Nov 29 2019
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
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