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Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

Water Week 2024 to focus on legislative, regulatory water sector priorities

April 9, 2024 at 8:43 am 0 comments

More than 350 water sector professionals and policy experts, representing associations and public water sector utilities from across the country, will take part in Congressional office visits this week as part of the annual “Water Week” Fly-In on Capitol Hill.   A large contingent ofRead More

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

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

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

October 5, 2022 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The forward-thinking initiatives of 34 water utilities are being recognized by the Water Environment Federation and other organizations as Utilities Of The Future Today as they reimagine partnerships and community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy and nutrients. The UtilityRead More

Biden signs Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act with funding boosts for the water sector

Biden signs Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act with funding boosts for the water sector

November 12, 2021 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

After months of negotiation and several delayed votes, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the bipartisan, $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act this month, which was first approved by the Senate in August. President Joe Biden signed the bill into law on Monday. AccordingRead 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

WEF seeking applications for Utility of the Future Today program

WEF seeking applications for Utility of the Future Today program

June 1, 2020 at 8:20 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. The Utility of the Future Today concept isRead 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

Water Week hosting live webinars with congressional updates

Water Week hosting live webinars with congressional updates

April 22, 2020 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The organizers of Water Week 2020 will present complimentary webinar sessions on April 22 and 29 to discuss the water sector’s key issues and talking points, as well tools and tips for engaging with congressional representatives. Live conference events for Water Week 2020, originally scheduled forRead More