Alaska Rural Water and Sanitation Working Group

A USARC-Coordinated Working Group

January 25, 2019 | Anchorage, Alaska

Ninth Annual Water and Sanitation Innovations for the Arctic Workshop

Alternative Approaches to Onsite/Decentralized Water Provision, With a Specific Focus on Gray Water Recycling Technologies

The U.S. Arctic Research Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted this workshop to assess the current status of gray water recycling technology applications in Alaska and present information on additional approaches being used across the US and the world.

Background Materials

Risk-Based Framework for the Development of Public Health Guidance for Decentralized Non-Potable Water Systems Final Report
– San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Blueprint for Onsite Water Systems: A Step-by-Step Guide for Developing a Local Program to Manage Onsite Water Systems
– San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Onsite Water Reuse Program Guidebook: A Guide for Implementing Onsite Water Reuse Systems in San Francisco
– San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Technical Memorandum on Pathogen Crediting Frameworks for Decentralized Non-Potable Water Systems
– by B. Pecson and S Triolo

A Guidebook for Developing and Implementing Regulations for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems
– National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-Potable Water Systems

Reducing the burden of rural water supply through greywater reuse: a case study from northern Malawi
– by E. Newcomer, C. Boyd, L. Nyirenda, E. Opong, S. Marquez, and R. Holm

Quantitative Microbial Risk Analysis for Various Bacterial Exposure Scenarios Involving Greywater Reuse for Irrigation
– by A. Busgang, E. Friedler, Y. Gilboa, and A. Gross

Suitable treatment of source separated greywater for discharge into an Urban Environment
– by E.C. Arinaitwe

Risk-based enteric pathogen reduction targets for non-potable and direct potable use of roof runoff, stormwater, and greywater
– by M.E. Schoen, N.J. Ashbolt, M.A. Jahne, and J. Garland

Towards development of a standard methodology for testing field performance of residential greywater reuse systems: case study of a greywater reuse system installed in 22 homes in Southern Ontario (Canada)
– by M. Craig and R. Richman

Breakout Groups

Breakout Group Activities

Group 2: Technical capacity development to support solutions
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