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Orange County awarded grant to increase drinking water supply

Orange County awarded grant to increase drinking water supply

June 30, 2020 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The Orange County Water District (OCWD; the District) has been awarded a $3.6 million grant from the California Department of Water Resources Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) grant program for use toward the construction of its Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) Final Expansion project. Operational since 2008, the GWRS is undergoing itsRead More

Senate committee approves water recycling investments

Senate committee approves water recycling investments

May 11, 2020 at 10:16 am 0 comments

The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee last week passed legislation that will make significant investments in water recycling programs and resources. The two pieces of legislation — America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 and the Drinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020 — include numerous provisions that will advanceRead More

Orange County commends collaboration on water reuse plan

Orange County commends collaboration on water reuse plan

March 13, 2020 at 3:28 pm 0 comments

The Orange County Water District (OCWD) applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for releasing the National Water Reuse Action Plan (WRAP) which was developed in collaboration with water sector organizations to accelerate adoption of water reuse. The plan identifies priority actions and the leadership and collaboration that is neededRead More

Water sector collaborates on National Water Reuse Action Plan

Water sector collaborates on National Water Reuse Action Plan

March 2, 2020 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with federal partners, has released the National Water Reuse Action Plan: Collaborative Implementation, a collection of bold actions developed in collaboration with water sector organizations that will reshape the way communities around the nation manage water. The plan identifies 37 actions across 11Read More

EPA’s reuse leader talks national action plan

EPA’s reuse leader talks national action plan

February 17, 2020 at 11:53 am 0 comments

During the closing session at the American Water Works Association’s recent International Symposium on Potable Reuse in Atlanta, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s leader on water reuse told attendees a national water reuse action plan will likely be completed by the end of February. In an hour-long interactive session withRead More

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

December 10, 2019 at 10:07 am 1 comment

By G. Tracy Mehan, III In the classic 1942 film “Casablanca,” Rick, played by Humphrey Bogart, is asked by the world-weary Vichy French Captain Renault, played by Claude Rains, “What in heaven’s name brought you to Casablanca?” “I came to Casablanca for the waters,” replies Rick. Captain Renault responds, “TheRead More

EPA, Bureau of Reclamation advance cooperation on water supply, reuse funding

EPA, Bureau of Reclamation advance cooperation on water supply, reuse funding

November 11, 2019 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) last week announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that advances federal collaboration on funding for water supply and water reuse projects nationwide. Consistent with the Administration’s commitment to infrastructure resiliency, the agencies are collaborating on approaches to effectivelyRead More

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