Feature Stories

What Everyone Needs to Know About "Toilet to Tap" Water

close up of water faucet with water running

 

July 29, 2014

Direct potable reuse projects, or putting treated municipal wastewater directly back into the same city's drinking water supply, are creating headlines all over the Southwest and especially in Texas where the City of Big Spring is already doing it, and Wichita Falls just started. Is this a brave new world -- a sign that the historic drought is collapsing our civilization? Are there not better solutions to severe water shortages? On the contrary, direct potable reuse would be an improvement over the current situation for several cities in Texas. READ MORE. . .