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August 31, 2020

35th Annual WateReuse Virtual Symposium Preview Edition

Reaching New Heights in Water Reuse: Don’t Miss the 35th Annual WateReuse Virtual Symposium Experience

Register for the 35th Annual WateReuse Virtual Symposium to learn about the latest developments in water recycling on a fully interactive virtual platform that simulates the experience of attending an in-person event. Join us September 14-16, 2020 for the Symposium’s launch and experience an exciting new way to attend an event, access over 100 hours of technical content, and engage with water reuse professionals around the world.

Envisioning the Future: Water Reuse Charrette

September 16 | 9 am MT

Join U.S. EPA Assistant Administrator for Water Dave Ross to explore strategies for water recycling success in small groups during the Wednesday morning plenary session. This interactive audience experience will explore how communities, businesses, institutions, farmers and others can begin imagining and constructing a future in which water recycling is a central feature.

The exercise begins with a plenary panel to frame the opportunities and challenges for greater adoption of water recycling from diverse perspectives. Panelist Paul Bowen of Coca-Cola will represent the industrial customer, Katherine Jashinski of Austin Water will represent the water scarce community, and David Lipsky of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection will represent the water abundant community.

The audience will then move to small breakout discussions for in depth exploration of one of the scenarios—water scarce community, water abundant community, or industrial customer—via video conferencing. Participants will engage with Assistant Administrator Ross, facilitators, and each other to develop a vision, action agenda, and responsibilities.

Upon registering for the Symposium, attendees can pre-select a preferred small group scenario to ensure a seat at the table. Space is limited in each small breakout room.

The Envisioning the Future: Water Reuse Charrette is a prime opportunity for engagement during the 2020 WateReuse Virtual Symposium. Register today!

David Ross

Engaging, Interactive, and Virtual: An Exciting New Way to Obtain Professional Development and Training

The 35th Annual WateReuse Symposium’s virtual platform makes it easy to navigate between sessions and learn about the latest trends in potable reuse, decentralized systems, workforce development, and finance, as well as spotlight sessions on water reuse research and developments related to federal and state policy. Attendees can add handouts from presenters and exhibitors to a virtual briefcase to download or print.

Upon entering the virtual event space, you will arrive in the lobby where you can greet other attendees via chat and visit the help desk – or navigate to the session rooms, networking lounge, and exhibit hall. Use the platform’s chat features to see who is in a session with you or elsewhere on the platform and strike up conversations with individuals or groups.

The Symposium’s robust program includes over 102 sessions and nearly 300 presenters. Participate in a combination of live and recorded sessions and continue to access the full program through October 24 from the convenience of your own office. The virtue of going virtual is that attendees don’t have to miss any content offerings.

Register today to reserve your spot!

Register Five People, Get One Free!

The WateReuse Symposium is not just an opportunity to fulfill professional development needs and licensing requirements. It’s a complete conference experience that can allow you and your core team to stay informed on the latest developments in water reuse and stay engaged with colleagues without the expense or hassle of travel.

Take advantage of the group discount and the lack of travel expenses to provide professional development to your core team as well as staff who may be new to water reuse, and save on professional development costs.

Advance registration closes September 2, 2020. Register Now!

Conferences and Events

May
30
Thu
Central Valley/Sierra Foothills Chapter Meeting
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Please Save-the-Date for our chapter meeting on May 30 at the City of Roseville’s Dry Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant. The draft agenda is attached. Also, please note that this is an in-person meeting only.

Please RSVP to me (jayaprakashl@sacsewer.com) by May 27 to confirm your attendance.

May
31
Fri
WateReuse California Legislative-Regulatory Committee Meeting
May 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Please find below the 2024 schedule for the Legislative-Regulatory Committee. All in-person meetings will be held at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Sacramento offices located at: 1121 L Street, Suite 900, Sacramento.]

 

Both in-person and virtual meetings will occur from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Those indicated as virtual will occur over Zoom and a link will be provided on the agenda.

 

The 2024 WRCA Annual Conference will be at the: Hyatt Regency Orange County.

 

Please save the date for our 2024 meeting dates:

 

1. January 19 – in person

2. March 8 – virtual

3. March 22 – in person

4. April 12 – virtual

5. May 10 – in person

6. May 31 – virtual

7. June 21 – virtual

8. August 9 – virtual

9. September 16 – in person (at annual conference)

Jun
6
Thu
WRCA Potable Reuse Permitting & Compliance Meeting
Jun 6 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Jun
7
Fri
Meeting of the Board of Directors – Second Quarter 2024
Jun 7 all-day

Remote

Jun
12
Wed
WateReuse San Diego Chapter Q2 Meeting
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us on June 12 for a unique opportunity to tour the Barona Water Recycling Facility. This meeting will feature an overview of a collaborative project between Ramona Municipal Water District and the Barona Band of Mission Indians. We will also discuss chapter updates and recognize our 2024 science fair winners. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note that the mapping services are sometimes unreliable in this area. We will begin our meeting at the Barona Tribal Offices. The maps below detail our meeting location and the route from the Tribal Office to the Water Recycling Facility.

Jun
13
Thu
WateReuse Pacific Northwest: Summer Summit & Social @ The Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon
Jun 13 all-day
WateReuse Pacific Northwest: Summer Summit & Social @ The Oregon Garden in Silverton, Oregon

The WateReuse Association Pacific Northwest (PNW) section, in partnership with the City of Silverton, is hosting its third annual Summer Summit and Social on Thursday, June 13, 2024, at The Oregon Garden.

The Oregon Garden is a stunning botanical garden encompassing over 80 acres and featuring over 20 specialty gardens showcasing the diverse botanical beauty of the Willamette Valley and the Pacific Northwest. The featured wetlands and A-Mazing Water Garden represent a unique partnership with the City of Silverton; these garden areas cool the City’s effluent water which, in turn, is used to irrigate the Garden. Guests will also see sustainable practices such as green roofs, home composting, permaculture, and more on display. The event will conclude with a happy hour at the Garden.

Register Here!

Jun
18
Tue
WRCA Los Angeles Chapter Meeting
Jun 18 all-day

Our next chapter meeting will be on June 18, 2024 at Eurofins. Please note that the date has been changed, rescheduled from June 11 to June 18 to accommodate many members that may be attending the ACE24 conference.

Please RSVP by Friday, June 14, 2024, using the form at this link: https://forms.office.com/r/mVTWQNjBxL

Inland Empire Chapter Meeting
Jun 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Our next Inland Empire WateReuse Chapter Meeting will be on June 18th and will be hosted by the Jurupa Community Services District.  This will be an in-person meeting with lunch sponsored by John Robinson Consulting, IncSee the attached agenda.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2024 // 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Please RSVP HERE for this meeting by Thursday, June 13th.

Pacific Northwest Section Meeting
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Jun
20
Thu
Orange County Chapter Meeting @ Carollo Engineers
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

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