Mountain View City Council

Be Thankful for REACH Codes

It is the Thanksgiving season, a time to count blessings. So, those who are concerned about minimizing GHGs (Green House Gases) are looking to REACH codes to reduce GHGs from buildings. They are thankful REACH codes can do this. So, how does that work? REACH codes amend the building code that determines how  a building […]

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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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Technology Highlights at SSV’s Navigating Bay Area Water Event

                        Sustainable Silicon Valley’s Navigating Bay Area Water event featured multiple presentations and panel discussions which highlighted cutting-edge technological innovation in the private sector for onsite water efficient systems. Participating organizations ranged from small start-ups like DripCycle, to tech giants like Facebook and Intel. […]

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Earth Day Every Day!

SSV hopes that our readership had a great Earth Day last month. Perhaps you acknowledged the day by using more climate friendly transportation, such as riding a bike, carpooling or using public transit. Or maybe you opted for a veggie burger instead of a beef burger at lunch. You may have made a donation to […]

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A Review of No Drop Left Behind

On December 5, 2017, over 200 Bay Area water leaders gathered at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus for Sustainable Silicon Valley’s fourth annual water event, No Drop Left Behind. The day featured thought-provoking presentations, panel discussions, productive group exercises, and networking opportunities. The agenda kicked off with Microsoft’s announcement of its Silicon Valley Campus redevelopment […]

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