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Guest Editorial: Critical Success Factors at OCWD’s Groundwater Replenishment System

The GWRS takes secondary treated wastewater and further treats it using microfiltration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet light with hydrogen peroxide to produce water that is of near-distilled quality. The process removes any bacteria, protozoa, dissolved minerals, viruses, pharmaceuticals and low molecular weight organics to non-detection levels. At 70 million gallons per day (mgd), this project […]

Guest Commentary: Integrated Water Resources Management

It is often said that we live in an increasingly complex and interconnected world. It may be overlooked that our water systems have always been interconnected, integrated systems that are managed by numerous utilities, municipalities, and governing bodies. Water systems impact how the world’s communities develop, are key economic drivers, and offer public health and […]