Water Net Zero - 1 Mission of Sustainability and 30+ Years of Research Experience - New Innovations on Agricultural Sand, Filter Pavement and Oil Sands Fracking.
Sand: One element, three applications, a whole world of water conservation possibilities. Agricultural Sand Solution: Rechsand Ag Sand holds the power to reverse food scarcity and perhaps prevent wars.
When Rechsand water-saving sand is lined below plantings, up to 75% less irrigation water is required to achieve the same yields. Just imagine the new farming frontiers Rechsand Ag Sand presents. Layering a thin layer of hydrophobic agricultural sand is particularly effective for orchard planting, allowing, for example, farmers in arid climates can now plant the most water-thirsty and lucrative nut crops. Filter Pavement: Rain is a resource (not a nuisance) Rechsand has simple, beautiful and effective solutions to turn urban rain into a resource, not a nuisance. Rainwater “disappears” straight through nanocoated sand Filter Pavers and standing water is a things of the past. Runoff water can be collected, stored in a nanocoated sand reservoir and used later, creating, in effect, a community’s very own managed hydrologic cycle. Furthermore, Rechsand filter paving solutions are “self-cleaning”: Snow doesn’t stick to it, nor does chewing gum or engine oil. More Productive Hydraulic Fracturing Mitigating and containing frac liquid spills is imperative to everyone. Water use per frac well has increased by 770% from 2011 to 2016. Flowback and produced water from new wells increased by approximately 1,440% in this same time period as well. At the current rate, fracking\'s water use could grow 50-fold by the year 2030. Rechsand offers an array of sands depending on the downhole conditions to increase production and reduce fracking pollution. Rechsand proppants can coax 15-50% more oil from fractures, while reducing the threat of contamination to soil and water.