PRODUCT GUIDE Wastewater Treatment The MBR unit in this 500-gallon-per-day BioBarrier system uses micro- and ultrafiltration to process blackwater into water suitable for non-potable reuse. Photo: Bio-Microbics Behind the recommendations Related articles Behind the recommendations Related articles Wastewater Treatment Low-impact constructed wetlands and living machines as well as a few more energy-intensive systems like membrane bioreactors More about Wastewater Treatment Waste Water, Want Water Options for small-scale, onsite wastewater treatment and reuse are improving-but can we solve a global crisis one building at a time? 5 Reasons to Consider Onsite Wastewater Treatment for Your Next Project Treating wastewater onsite can save owners money, but there are other good reasons too. Public Distaste an Obstacle to Direct Wastewater Recycling “Toilet to tap” spooks consumers, in spite of evidence that it’s safe. EPA Ignoring Hundreds of Toxic Chemicals in Wastewater An investigation finds that only a fraction of hazardous wastewater pollutants are regulated, and of those, only a handful are monitored. Failing Water Infrastructure Drains Economy, Report Warns BioBarrier Offers New Approach to Treating Wastewater Onsite BioBarrier MBR creates high-quality effluent from wastewater that can be reused in non-potable applications. Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Constructed wetlands, when used to treat wastewater, can keep nitrogen and phosphorous from the water supply and cut costs by controlling the size of drainfields. Net-Zero Water and More: Moving Beyond “Low Flow” These emerging water strategies are finding momentum and filling the need to address efficiency and resilience on multiple scales.