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FY 2024 Appropriations Process Advances with Funding for Water Reuse Programs

Both the House and Senate Appropriations Committees have officially begun their FY 2024 appropriations process, through which Congress will set discretionary spending levels for federal agencies and programs. This week, the House Appropriations Committee passed its FY 2024 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which funds...

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WateReuse Engages U.S. EPA on PFAS Regulations for Water Reuse

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently undertaking several regulatory actions aimed at protecting people and the environment from the harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Late last year, EPA proposed a hazardous designation for two PFAS under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and...

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Water Reuse Advances in the 88th Texas Legislative Session

Post-Session Update 6/5/2023  Senate bill 1289 passed! The legislation will pave the way for onsite treatment and reuse of blackwater in Texas without going through the extensive TLAP or TPDES permitting process. WateReuse Texas will work with TCEQ to incorporate feedback from our members as...

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Water Week Fly-In: Water Recycling Priorities for 2023

Water Week Fly-In: Water Recycling Priorities for 2023 As many of our members prepare for their upcoming visit to Washington, DC for our 2023 Water Week Policy Fly-In, now is a great time to review our Policy Priorities for 2023. This year, WateReuse is focused...

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WateReuse Association Congratulates Orange County on Completing the World’s Largest Water Recycling Facility

Contact: Ben Glickstein bglickstein@watereuse.org (571) 445-5513 A final expansion to the world’s largest water recycling facility, the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS) is complete, producing 130 million gallons of water a day – enough water to serve nearly one million people in Orange County. The GWRS...

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U.S. EPA Proposes PFAS Drinking Water MCLs

On March 14, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). The proposed rule sets the first-ever legally enforceable Maximum Contamination Levels (MCLs) for six PFAS in drinking water. WateReuse Association will be engaging...

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Funding for Nationwide Water Recycling Program included in FY2024 Budget Request

WateReuse Association is pleased to announce that the Biden Administration requested full and first-time funding for the Alternative Water Source Grants Pilot Program earlier this month. When funded, the program will be the first nationwide water recycling program. WateReuse held multiple meetings with the White...

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In Atlanta, Water Recycling Leaders Reimagine Water Together

For Immediate Release                                       Contact: Ben GlicksteinMarch 8, 2023                                                     bglickstein@watereuse.org (978) 290-3164 Atlanta, Ga., March 8, 2023 – The world’s top experts in water reuse and recycling convened this week in Atlanta for the 2023 WateReuse Symposium to envision a sustainable future made possible with...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce, WateReuse Association, Veolia, and the Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania Announce the First Ever Industrial Water Reuse Champions

Atlanta, Ga., March 7, 2023 – On Tuesday, March 7 at the 2023 WateReuse Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, WateReuse Association, Veolia, and The Water Center at the University of Pennsylvania today announced the inaugural class of Industrial Water Reuse Champion...

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