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Urban Farming and Recycled Water Irrigation as Sustainable Approaches to Agriculture

Produced with financial support from the Pentair Foundation, this video profiles two very different examples in which water reuse technologies are used to dramatically reduce the farms’ water footprint, thereby helping to increase the efficiency and sustainability of the operations. In St. Paul, MN, fish and plants are grown together using aquaponics. In Monterey, CA, recycled water is distributed to 12,000 acres of farmland.

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Featured Event

2017 WateReuse California Annual Conference

Westin San Diego, 400 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Join us for the 2017 WateReuse California Annual Conference in San Diego...

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32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium

Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Heard Building, 50 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA

Join us for the 32nd Annual WateReuse Symposium in Phoenix, AZ on September 10-13, 2017....

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Orange County Chapter Meeting

WateReuse Colorado Meeting

Plum Creek Reclamation Authority, Main Conference Room, 4255 US-85, Castle Rock, CO 80108, USA

Inland Empire Chapter Meeting

Yucaipa Valley Regional Water Filtration Facility , 35477 Oak Glen Rd, Yucaipa, CA 92399, USA

WateReuse California Legislative Regulatory Committee Meeting

MWD Offices, 1121 L St #900, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA


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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.

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Global Connections Map

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

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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Featured Research

Planning Industrial Water Reuse Projects for Success

Developed for everyone involved in industrial water reuse, this project provides a practical roadmap, guidelines, and toolbox drawn from the best practices of the world’s leading project management organizations. It fosters understanding between recycled water providers and industrial water users, empowering them to collaborate effectively. The result is a shared vision for success combined with a proven template that ensures timely, cost efficient completion of every industrial water reuse project.

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WATER IS NECESSARY FOR LIFE, BUT…

Less than 1%

IS AVAILABLE FOR HUMAN USE

RECYCLED WATER IS SAFE, YET…

Less than 10%

IS USED MORE THAN ONCE

WATEREUSE MEMBERS LEAD THE WAY…

More than $50M

UTILITY CUSTOMERS SERVED

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The WateReuse Association is a not-for-profit trade association for water utilities, businesses, industrial and commercial enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and associations. Our members represent more than 100 communities and 50 million utility customers around the country.

WateReuse is the only trade association that focuses solely on advancing laws, policy and funding to increase water reuse. Our niche strategy sets us apart from other organizations in the water industry.

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