Post Tagged with: "water reuse"

Small Community Leads Central Florida in Potable Water Reuse

Small Community Leads Central Florida in Potable Water Reuse

August 26, 2019 at 8:40 am 0 comments

By Kevin Flis The City of Altamonte Springs, located in Seminole County, Florida, was one of the first in the area to attack its water challenges by investigating drinking water reuse. The municipality implemented a pilot program, funded in large part by a grant provided by the St. Johns RiverRead More

Freedman to chair WateReuse legislative and regulatory committee

Freedman to chair WateReuse legislative and regulatory committee

April 22, 2019 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has selected Jon Freedman, global government affairs leader for SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions business unit, to chair its Legislative and Regulatory Policy Committee. The committee supports the Board of Directors in setting an agenda to advocate for policies and funding that increase water reuse. The WateReuseRead More

WateReuse applauds Bureau of Reclamation for funding

WateReuse applauds Bureau of Reclamation for funding

March 4, 2019 at 9:30 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association is commending the Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman’s announcement that Reclamation is awarding $35.3 million to six authorized Title XVI water reclamation and reuse projects in California. Five of the six utilities receiving funding are WateReuse members that will use the funding to diversify the waterRead More

The Terminal Island Water Reclamation Plant, located 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles, California, has expanded its Advanced Water Purification Facility to include an indirect potable reuse system.

Making the Case for Recycled Water

August 20, 2018 at 8:42 am 0 comments

By Ron Askin Recycled water, or water reuse, is gaining traction amongst consumers, governments and industry as communities across the world struggle with rapid population growth and persistent drought, challenging their ability to secure sustainable access to clean drinking water. Within the last year, media reporting has been dominated by “dayRead More

WateReuse applauds release of potable reuse compendium

WateReuse applauds release of potable reuse compendium

January 15, 2018 at 7:15 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association is congratulating the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the release of the 2017 Potable Reuse Compendium, which outlines key science, technical and policy considerations for treating wastewater to drinking water standards. With the release of the compendium, EPA is reaffirming its support for potable reuse as being aRead More

Report: Water reuse capacity to increase 37 percent over next decade

Report: Water reuse capacity to increase 37 percent over next decade

September 18, 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

New capacity additions in the U.S. municipal water sector are forecasted to surpass $21.5 billion (USD) from 2017 to 2027, according to a new report from Bluefield Research, U.S. Municipal Water Reuse: Opportunities, Outlook, & Competitive Landscape, 2017-2027. According to Bluefield, an increasing focus on resiliency and water supply risk isRead More

The success of Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment System has resulted in greater public trust of water reuse and has placed a spotlight on the potential advanced water purification technology has for solving serious water shortages.

Water Reuse 2.0

August 22, 2017 at 9:27 am 0 comments

Reuse, Desalination Emerge as Global Force to Combat Drought, Sustain Water Supply By Lior Eshed Water scarcity is a worldwide problem, with more than half a billion people today lacking access to clean water. Climate change, water pollution, population growth and movement to another place increases the pressure on limited waterRead More

WateReuse members testify before Senate committee

WateReuse members testify before Senate committee

August 7, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

In testimony before the U.S. Senate on Aug. 2, four WateReuse Association members highlighted water reuse as a key strategy in developing reliable local water supplies. The Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources’ Subcommittee on Water and Power, convened the hearing to examine increasing water security and drought preparednessRead More

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

Sinicropi to lead WateReuse Association

July 14, 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new executive director effective Sept. 5. Sinicropi, who previously served as the senior legislative director for the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), has extensive experience in federal advocacy with both Congress and federal agencies. She brings a wealth ofRead More

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

Report: States look to reuse, desal as long-term water supply options

April 20, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

According to a new analysis from Bluefield Research, municipal water utilities across the United States have sparked a wave of investment in water reuse and desalination projects exceeding $18 billion. With traditional water supplies no longer a certainty for many utilities, demonstrated cost declines and competitiveness have been a critical driver to reuse andRead More