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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. InRead More

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

Found Water: Reuse and the Deconstruction of “Wastewater”

December 10, 2019 at 10:07 am 2 comments

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,” repliesRead 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 areRead 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 providedRead 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 thatRead 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 theRead 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 reportingRead 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 forRead 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 resiliencyRead 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 increasesRead More