2024 Industrial Conference


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November 19-21, 2024
Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, CA

2025 Symposium


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Turning the Tide Toward Reuse
March 16-19, 2025 | Tampa, Florida
Celebrating 40 Years!

2024 CA Conference


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September 15-17, 2024
Hyatt Regency Orange County

2024 Industrial Award


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Transforming Water, Sustaining Our Future

The WateReuse Association is the nation’s only trade association solely dedicated to advancing laws, policy, funding, and public acceptance of recycled water. Established in California in 1990, WateReuse now has members in 38 states, the District of Columbia, and 11 countries. Become a member!

Education and Outreach

WateReuse develops tools and resources to help our members educate the public on the value of recycled water.

Profiles in Reuse: Potable Reuse

This flyer informs ratepayers, elected officials, and other stakeholders about the safety and reliability of using purified water as part of the drinking water supply.

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Profiles in Reuse: Stormwater Reuse

Stormwater and rainwater can be captured and reused to benefit communities and businesses. Learn more and explore success stories with this educational flyer.

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Recycled Water Coast to Coast

This flyer and infographic highlights examples of how investment in water reuse is building modern, sustainable, and stable communities around the nation.

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Latest News

U.S. Supreme Court Overturns Chevron Deference and Issues Two Additional Decisions that Could Reshape Federal Environmental Enforcement and Litigation

The following analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Chevron doctrine is provided by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding between the WateReuse Association and NACWA which establishes a working partnership between the organizations to ensure...

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WateReuse Association Congratulates Awardees of Bureau of Reclamation’s First-Ever Large-Scale Water Recycling Projects – Competitive Grants Program

Yesterday, the Bureau of Reclamation announced $179 million for the first-ever awardees of the Large-Scale Water Recycling Projects Competitive Grants Program. The WateReuse Association helped create the program in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA) and is proud to say that all...

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U.S. EPA Releases 2022 Clean Water Survey Highlighting Nationally Need for Investment in Water Reuse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released its 17th voluntary Clean Water Need Survey since the Clean Water Act (CWA) was enacted. The report is written to Congress in accordance with the CWA and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) of 2021, outlining...

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Health Professionals

Water is essential for healthy living. WateReuse Association has compiled resources for medical and public health professionals seeking information on the safety, quality, and benefits of advanced purification and recycled water.

Webcast Library

WateReuse members have access to hundreds of recorded webcasts, exploring all aspects of water reuse: cutting-edge technologies, legislation and funding, public education, and much more.

Advocacy in Action

Witness Advocacy in Action: Get the latest updates on WateReuse Association’s advocacy achievements, take part in timely action alerts, and more.

Upcoming Events

Featured Event

A Framework for Permitting Innovation in the Wastewater Sector to Support Water Reuse

11 am PT | 2 pm ET (1 hour) This webcast is free of charge. PDHs: 1 Register Now!  ...

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Featured Event

Realizing the Untapped Potential for Stormwater Capture and Reuse Across the U.S.

Co-hosted by the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance 3:00 - 4:15 PM ET | 12:00 - 1:15 PM PT Speakers: Seth...

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Water Reuse 101

Under pressure from such factors as population growth, climate change, depletion of groundwater resources, and impacts from salt, many communities are struggling to find enough water to meet their needs.

 Why do we need new sources of water?

Experts explain why we cannot afford to use water just one time and discharge it back into the environment.

Global Connections Map

This global connections map spotlights some of the ways in which water is used and reused across the globe for drinking.

Join WateReuse


The WateReuse Association is the only national trade association dedicated solely to advancing laws, regulations, funding and public acceptance for water recycling. Our membership represents more than 200 communities and more than 60 million people – one-sixth of the nation’s population – who are developing safe, reliable, locally-controlled water supplies.

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Meeting the Demand for Water in the 21st Century

Water is the lifeblood of healthy communities and robust economies. Livability and economic security depend on a safe, reliable supply of water. Meeting the demand for water in the 21st century requires a different way of thinking about water.

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