4 Takeaways from the 2017 Water Conservation Showcase

By Année Tousseau Last week, volunteers from Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV) attended the annual Water Conservation Showcase. The event is a partnership between the US Green Building Council Northern California Chapter, PG&E, East Bay Municipal Utility District, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, and AIA San Francisco. PG&E provided a venue for the event at its Pacific […]

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A Look at How Recycled Water Is Made

By Année Tousseau It was a beautiful day when I toured the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center in north San Jose in late February—for the first time in a long time, sunny skies and no rain.   Operated by the Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD), this facility is the largest advanced water purification […]

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