Gallery: PuRE Turns Swimming Pools into Water Treatment Plants

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Once a status symbol of wealth and affluence, the iconic topaz swimming pool has, in more recent times, been tainted as a wasteful pit of water and energy. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Designed by Craig England, the ingenious puRE water filtration system (not to be mistaken for that other system with no “E”) rehabilitates resource-greedy pools into productive designs for society by giving them new jobs as mini wastewater treatment plants! The forward-thinking design is one of 20 finalists in our ReBurbia competition to redesign our suburbs.

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