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Advocacy in Action

Agenda Outlines Federal Priorities for 2017-2021

Congress and the Administration can establish a national imperative for safe, reliable and locally-controlled water supplies and align laws, regulation and funding to help states and local governments achieve that goal. Our 2017-2021 Action Agenda identifies the federal policy and funding priorities that we are championing in Washington, DC to ensure water for our health, economy, and quality of life.

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WateReuse CA Annual Conference

Westin San Diego

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

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Featured Event

National Water Policy Fly-In & Expo

With a new Administration and a new Congress taking the reins of power, it is more important than ever that...

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WateReuse Arizona Meeting

Stantec Consulting, 8211 S 48th St, Phoenix, AZ 85044, USA

WateReuse California Board Meeting

San Diego Chapter Meeting

City of San Diego - North City Water Reclamation Plant, 4949 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121, USA

Utility of the Future: Organizational Culture as the Backbone


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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 Video

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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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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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