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California approves rules for implementing direct potable reuse

California approves rules for implementing direct potable reuse

December 20, 2023 at 11:07 am 0 comments

The California State Water Resources Control Board voted on Tuesday to approve new regulations that will pave the way for direct potable reuse in the state. The WateReuse Association said in a press release the announcement comes following years of research, collaboration and public engagementRead More

A shot of the Sacramento River near Redding, Calif., just north of Red Bluff where the river came within a foot of its highest recorded level this past winter.

Bureau of Reclamation invests in reuse, desal projects

November 9, 2023 at 9:35 am 2 comments

The Bureau of Reclamation recently announced the selection of 31 planning projects to receive more than $28 million in appropriated funding to support potential new water reuse and desalination projects. The 31 projects are in California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. The projectsRead More

Water recycling grants program launched

Water recycling grants program launched

September 11, 2023 at 7:23 am 0 comments

On Sept. 7, the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) announced the launch of the Large-Scale Water Recycling Projects Competitive Grants Program, which Congress created in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. The WateReuse Association helped create the program duringRead More

California water purification facility marks major milestone

California water purification facility marks major milestone

September 5, 2023 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Facility to produce 15,000 acre-feet per year of purified water for injection into Southern California’s largest groundwater storage basin The Chino Basin Program (CBP), a program led by the Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) and partners, has reached a significant milestone as environmental engineering firmRead More

Brown and Caldwell adds to water reuse team

Brown and Caldwell adds to water reuse team

August 17, 2023 at 8:30 am 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell recently announced the addition of water reuse technical leadership as Sandy Scott-Roberts joined the firm as program management director to help California communities tap into drought-proof drinking water sources. Having spent most of her career at an internationally recognized water district, Scott-RobertsRead More

Stantec, carbon removal startup partner on advanced water treatment facility

Stantec, carbon removal startup partner on advanced water treatment facility

May 25, 2023 at 1:16 pm 0 comments

Stantec has announced it is partnering with the Palmdale Water District (PWD) and carbon removal startup Capture6 to design a first-of-its-kind Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) demonstration facility with novel brine management technology in Palmdale, Calif. The AWT demonstration facility is part of PWD’s Pure WaterRead More

Joint venture inked for ‘landmark’ Southern California water reuse program

Joint venture inked for ‘landmark’ Southern California water reuse program

May 10, 2023 at 10:30 am 0 comments

A joint venture of AECOM and Brown and Caldwell (AECOM-BC Team) has been chosen to provide program and project management support and engineering design services for the Pure Water Southern California program, one of the largest water reuse programs in the world. The innovative program,Read More

Final expansion complete on world’s largest water reuse facility

Final expansion complete on world’s largest water reuse facility

April 17, 2023 at 8:10 am 0 comments

A final expansion to the world’s largest indirect potable water reuse facility, the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) is complete, producing 130 million gallons of water a day – enough water to serve nearly one million people in Orange County. The GWRS now recycles 100 percentRead More

White House budget request includes funding for national water recycling program

White House budget request includes funding for national water recycling program

March 20, 2023 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association has announced that the Biden administration has requested full and first-time funding for the Alternative Water Source Grants Pilot Program, which, when funded, will be the first nationwide water recycling program in the United States. Through the Alternative Water Source Grants PilotRead More

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

Treatment tech showcased by Bill Gates used in Sumner, Wash. facility

January 11, 2023 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

Generate Upcycle, a waste-to-value platform founded by Generate Capital PBC, has announced the commissioning of the first Varcor system dedicated to the treatment of septage and biosolids from municipal wastewater. Located in Sumner, Wash., the facility is owned by Generate Upcycle and operated in partnershipRead More