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September 11, 2019

A successful 34th Annual WateReuse Symposium concluded today in San Diego with over 1,000 people participating from across the U.S. and around the world.

Current Status and Vision for the Future of Water Reuse Research

The final day of the Symposium began with a breakfast plenary featuring Water Research Foundation (WRF) CEO Peter Grevatt. He discussed the vital role that water reuse research plays as a key component of WRF’s one water research portfolio and the significant opportunities for WRF’s research and innovation program to help address the needs of utilities exploring and implementing both potable and non-potable reuse in the future.

Water Reuse: Sustaining the New Economy in Nevada’s High Desert

Panelists representing public agencies and businesses in Nevada’s high dessert explained how they collaborated to navigate water rights and downstream issues to bring recycled water to support businesses such as Tesla and Google. The Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, when completed, is expected to be the planet’s largest building and is relying on a recycled water pipeline to support 20,000 new jobs for the region.

State of the States: Highlights and Insights from the State Regulatory Summit

The Symposium’s closing plenary provided summary and highlights of the State Regulator Forum convened by the Association of Clean Water Administrators and the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators. Five of the participating regulators discussed the value of discussing water reuse regulations with other regions and the path forward for greater collaboration.

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Make plans to attend the Annual WateReuse Symposium in 2020 and 2021.

35th Annual WateReuse Symposium
Denver, Colorado
September 13-16, 2020

36th Annual WateReuse Symposium
Tampa, Florida
March 14-17, 2021

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2020 WateReuse California Annual Conference
San Francisco, California
March 15 – 17, 2020

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