California’s water regulation agency approved new measures Tuesday that will allow recycled water – water that once ran through the sewers – to be added to the state’s reservoirs, The San Francisco Chronicle reported.
The new rules are expected to be implemented by 2023.
“This is a type of indirect potable use — it’s not treated recycle water that goes directly to someone’s house,” said Miryam Barajas at the Water Board. “It’s highly treated.”
She says the new regulations could potentially affect all 36 of California’s reservoirs that serve as the main source of the state’s municipal drinking water. – READ MORE[give_form id=”79809″] [contentcards url=”http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/03/07/california-to-add-recycled-sewer-water-to-state-reservoirs.html” target=”_blank”]