Silver linings, as validation, can be powerful when considering choices and ultimately, in being decisive. Change can be painful and it can be costly, but it does not always have to be that way. Regarding process rinse water recycling, it is clearly the future in manufacturing. Discharging to a river is now reserved to POTW’s and the few “unlucky” enterprises that lack options. This intensely regulated act is only to become more so, and as a result, it’s high time to consider your options.