Tenders are invited for Preparation of Plans, Specifications, and Estimate of Probable Construction Costs for Recycled Water
Efforts to use less-expensive recycled water
for irrigation also were abandoned because that proposal came too late in the design process and would have delayed the entire project.
Tenders are invited for VALLEY AVENUE RECYCLED WATER
- disinfected but not considered potable - could be used to irrigate about 9,800 acres of city-owned property and rights of way, said Randy Williams, Lancaster's public works director.
NSD uses recycled water
to irrigate golf courses, vineyards, landscaping, pastureland, parks, playing fields and a cemetery.
The city wants to install ``purple pipes'' - distinctively colored so nobody mixes them up with domestic water supply and carrying only recycled water
- from Avenue E to as far south as Milling Street.
The Bureau of Reclamation has released an Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Redwood City to extend its existing recycled water
distribution system from the Bayfront area into central Redwood City.
They cited the example of United States where uses of recycled water
were expanding at large scale.
To help, the recycled water
movement is steadily flowing as vineyards search for new sources of water to be used for irrigation, frost protection, landscaping and other operations.