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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

WEF seeks applications for Utility of the Future Today program

WEF seeks applications for Utility of the Future Today program

April 11, 2022 at 7:55 am 0 comments

The application period is open for the Utility of the Future Today recognition program, which seeks to honor water resource recovery facilities for community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. This year the application has been revised toRead More

House advances bill with increased funding for clean water

House advances bill with increased funding for clean water

June 14, 2021 at 9:25 am 0 comments

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee last week marked up and advanced H.R. 1915, the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2021. This legislation follows the Senate’s passage in May of its clean water reauthorization package, S. 914, theRead 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 — includeRead 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

Coalition pushes Congress to reinstate advance refunded bonds

Coalition pushes Congress to reinstate advance refunded bonds

May 7, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Last week, water sector organizations joined a broad coalition of stakeholders asking members of Congress to support legislation to reinstate the ability of communities to issue tax-free advance refunded bonds, several months after the new tax reform bill eliminated this cost-saving option. Water groups participatingRead More

WateReuse Association honors leadership with annual awards 

WateReuse Association honors leadership with annual awards 

September 25, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

This month, the WateReuse Association honored utilities, businesses and people who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in advancing sustainable, locally controlled water supplies during its WateReuse Awards Luncheon, held in conjunction with the 32nd annual WateReuse Symposium, Sept. 10-13 in Phoenix. “This year’s winners have demonstrated innovationRead 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 increasingRead More

WateReuse board appoints new directors

WateReuse board appoints new directors

July 24, 2017 at 8:42 am 0 comments

The WateReuse Association announces the appointment of five new members to the Board of Directors to help lead the organization in advancing laws, regulations, funding and public acceptance for water recycling. With his extensive experience in government affairs, Jon Freedman, Vice President of Global PartnershipsRead 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.Read More