SSV March News: WaterPalooza!

These days business as usual keeps clashing with life in interesting times, and for now the old curse is winning. In addition to the slow, slow, fast pace of a changing climate we all are dealing with the incredible logarithmic speed of global virus transmission. […]

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A Landmark Water Reuse Agreement Takes Shape

Sustainable Silicon Valley has long championed innovative approaches to water use & reuse along with regional governmental cooperation and smart, sustainable efforts to ensure a clean and plentiful Bay Area water supply. The proposed agreement between Valley Water, the City of Mountain View and the City of Palo Alto checks a lot of these boxes. […]

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Got Coast? Clean it up!

Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft of its National Water Reuse Action Plan at the WaterReuse Symposium in San Diego. It makes sense for national leadership to align their planning with the framework of US Water Alliance One Water, UN Sustainability goals and other initiatives. After all, 80% of states across […]

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Air Quality Forum in East Palo Alto

By Bruce Naegel  October 2019 On Friday October 4, Greenaction and YUCA (Youth United for Community Action) provided an Air Quality and Traffic  forum for East Palo Alto.  This forum enabled residents to hear about and comment  on East Palo Alto  Air Quality and  Traffic. The two groups described  previous measurements that need to be repeated. […]

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The Five Essentials Water Reusers Need to Know About SB 966

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] [/cmsms_text][/cmsms_column][/cmsms_row][cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][/cmsms_column][/cmsms_row][cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] By Cindy Clark, Sr Water Director at Sustainable Silicon Valley On a gorgeous autumn day in San Francisco, I had […]

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Victory for California Water Reusers: Sustainable Silicon Valley Helps Pass SB 966

On September 28th Governor Brown signed into law SB 966, California’s first onsite non-potable reuse legislation. SSV actively supported passing this important legislation over the past two years. Water recycling is a greatly underutilized water source for California, which faces a variety of stresses on local water supplies. Authored by Senator Scott Wiener, SB 966 […]

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