Sanitation and Wastewater

Nexus Tools // Nutrient-Energy-Water/NEW Nexus Toolkit

The Nutrient-Energy-Water/NEW Nexus Toolkit is aiming to help public and private-sector professionals find resources on onsite water reuse systems. Results can be filtered by audience, barrier and resource type. The Project is sponsored by the Scherman Foundation and collaborative grants from International Living Future Institute and Oregon Environmental Council.

NEW Nexus systems integrate centralized and decentralized water conservation and reuse, nutrient recovery, and energy-generating approaches and technologies that provide for the needs of people and watersheds.

The Nutrient-Energy-Water/NEW Nexus Toolkit will help public and private-sector professionals find resources on onsite water reuse systems created by recode and others.

This work is sponsored by the Rosin Fund of the Scherman Foundation and was created under a collaborative grant with International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and Oregon Environmental Council. The toolkit will be developed over the course of our grant, which ends in 2019.

Explore by

  • Audience: 
    Includes Jurisdictions, Designers, Advocates, and the General Public.
  • Barrier:
    Keyed back to the Top Ten Barriers and Solutions Pathways identified in the our team’s white paper Opportunities for Achieving Next Generation Water Infrastructure in California, Oregon, and Washington.
  • Resource Type:
    Currently includes model codes and will be expanded to include case studies and more.

Source

Recode Project Website (Recode - Recoding for Sustainability)

 

 

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Desalination

Case study // Solving water problems or creating a new one?

This article was originally published by MAGIC Nexus (magic-nexus.eu) and has been re-published here with ther friendly permission. It gives on overview over a case study in the Canary islands, which aims to examine the technological, environmental and social challenges and keystones regarding the use of AWS (desalination and reclaimed water) for irrigation in two areas of the islands of Gran Canaria and Tenerife.

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Capacity Building

Publication // Capacity development for solar-powered irrigation

This is an abstract of an article that originally appeared in Rural21 (rural21.com), an international journal for rural development. The article gives an introduction to the “Toolbox on Solar Powered Irrigation Systems”. As a climate-friendly technology, solar powered irrigation systems hold an enormous potential to increase agricultural productivity worldwide while protecting precious natural resources.

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Climate Change

Policy Brief // Understanding the water-energy-food nexus in a warming climate

This article was originally published by Carbon Brief (carbonbrief.org) and has been re-published here with their friendly permission. By: Prof Declan Conway, Dr Christian Siderius and Prof Japhet Kashaigili (2019). Prof Declan Conway is a professorial research fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics; Dr Christian Siderius is a research fellow at Grantham; and Prof Japhet Kashaigili is head of the department of forest...

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