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Living Machine at Oberlin College's Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental studies treats wastewater naturally
Photo by Robb Williamson,, NREL PIX number 10856

The EPA defines wastewater as "the spent or used water from a home, community, farm, or industry that contains dissolved or suspended matter". As such, this section contains resources on wastewater management strategies for business, government, and individuals.



CDM is a consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm providing service to public and private clients worldwide. The CDM site offers case studies on various water management strategies.

Ocean Arks International

Ocean Arks International, founded in 1981 by visionary Ecological Designer Dr. John Todd, is a global leader in the field of ecological water purification. The web site has resources on a variety of natural water treatment systems.

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