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San Diego Airport Captures Stormwater, Treats With Ultraviolet Light and Stores for Onsite Usage

Amber Coakley in Sustainable San Diego reports that San Diego Airport captures stormwater, treats with filters and UV before storing for cooling uses at airport. The water, which would otherwise have run off into San Diego Bay, was repurposed to heat and cool buildings at the San Diego International Airport. These efforts, as explained by SAN in a press release, reduced the amount of potable water used for indoor temperature control. The Stormwater Reuse Treatment System captures stormwater from the top of the Terminal 2 Parking Plaza and stores it in underground pipes with about 100,000 gallons of capacity,…
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