2024 Symposium


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Registration for the 2024 WateReuse Symposium is now closed. Click to explore the Symposium program and more!

Enviro Restoration


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Learn how water reuse projects can restore habitats, employ natural wetland treatment, prevent subsidence and saltwater intrusion, and more!

Advocacy in Action

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Learn more and get involved with advancing water reuse policy and funding!

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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

Thoughts from WateReuse Texas President David Sloan

Happy New Year, WateReuse Texas! Yes, I know it’s already February, but 2024 is off to a busy start. Much of the state has received some very welcome rain, even if a few spots got it in a shorter than ideal time frame. While that...

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California Adopts Regulations for Implementing Direct Potable Reuse

For Immediate Release Sacramento, CA – Following years of research, collaboration, and public engagement, California’s State Water Resources Control Board is voting today to adopt new regulations allowing for direct potable reuse. Direct potable reuse is a practice which uses multiple phases of proven advanced...

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WateReuse Elects Hillsborough County’s Bart Weiss, New Slate of Officers

For Immediate Release December 14, 2023 At the WateReuse Association’s 2023 fourth quarter meeting, its Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers to lead nation’s only trade association dedicated to advancing laws, policy, funding, and public acceptance of recycled water. Bart Weiss, Chief...

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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

2024 WateReuse Symposium

Hilton Denver City Center

The 39th Annual WateReuse Symposium is a celebration of a unique moment for water reuse. New funding, new collaborations, and...

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Featured Event

WateReuse Pacific Northwest Summer Summit

The Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon


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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.

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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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