At the Airport buildings are major users of potable water. As a result, the San Jose Airport is aiming for more efficient use of this limited resource.
The San Jose Airport uses recycled water for toilet flushing and landscaping, which consist of primarily native and drought tolerant plants to reduce water use.
Recycled water is treated and provided by South Bay Water Recycling (SBWR). A City agency with a network of over 100 miles of purple pipes throughout Santa Clara County.