With historic droughts and growing demand, water reuse is making headlines as a viable, reliable, safe and locally controlled supply of water for communities across the nation. Stay connected with the latest news on projects and policy related to water reuse.

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EPA Seeks Public Input for Development of National Water Reuse Action Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public input on the development of an action plan to accelerate the application of water reuse as a safe, reliable, and sustainable way to meet the country’s current and future water demands. To facilitate public input on...

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Jon Freedman Named Chair of Legislative and Regulatory Policy Committee

The WateReuse Association has selected Jon Freedman, the global government affairs leader for SUEZ’s Water Technologies & Solutions business unit, to chair its Legislative and Regulatory Policy Committee. The committee supports the Board of Directors in setting an agenda to advocate for policies and funding...

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WateReuse Plans Congressional Briefing During Water Week Fly in

The WateReuse Association will host a briefing for congressional staffers in the U.S. Capitol Building on Wednesday, April 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern. Panelists include Paul Jones, General Manager of Eastern Municipal Water District in California (and WateReuse Board President); Alan Weland, VP/General Manager at...

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EPA Prioritizes Water Reuse in WIFIA Funding Announcement

On March 29, the U.S. EPA announced the availability of funding to provide an estimated $6 billion in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans in 2019. WIFIA loans are available to public and private borrowers for a wide range of alternative water supply,...

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Water Sector Urges Congress, White House to Increase Investment in Infrastructure, Research, and Reuse

The nation’s leading water and public works organizations – representing the full spectrum of water issues, research fields, and utilities from every part of the country – are gathering in the nation’s capital during Water Week 2019 (March 31-April 6) to urge Congress and the...

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WateReuse Association Adopts Alternative Water Supply Principles

WateReuse adopted a set of principles to guide the Association’s advocacy and engagement on alternative sources of water supply and onsite non-potable water systems at the March Board of Directors meeting. The policy recognizes the role of onsite decentralized water recycling systems in a community’s...

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EPA Announces Development of Water Reuse Action Plan, Draft Plan to be Released at Annual WateReuse Symposium

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the development of a Water Reuse Action Plan at a February 27 water reuse workshop in San Francisco. The plan will leverage the expertise of both industry and government to ensure the effective use of the nation’s water...

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New Issue of World Water Features Commentary by WateReuse Executive Director

The January/February issue of World Water includes a commentary by Pat Sinicropi, Executive Director of the WateReuse Association discussing how collaboration leads to innovation in water recycling. In a new partnership between WateReuse and the Water Environment Federation, WateReuse members receive a subscription to World...

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President Trump Signs Legislation on FY 2019 Appropriations Legislation – Including EPA Funding

President Trump agreed to accept a congressional deal on FY 2019 appropriations legislation, funding the remaining federal agencies and averting another government shutdown. The package includes final funding levels for key water programs administered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture...

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