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Eastern Municipal Water District’s Hemet/San Jacinto Multipurpose Constructed Wetlands provides for additional treatment of tertiary treated recycled water and environmental enhancement.

Inland Empire

The Inland Empire Chapter of the WateReuse Association was founded in May 2005 to support the ever-increasing focus on water recycling to supplement and diversify the Inland Empire region’s water supplies. Members of the Inland Empire Chapter include recycled water purveyors, recycled water customers, regulatory agencies, engineering and consulting firms, equipment vendors, as well as interested individuals from the community at large.

Mission

The mission of the Inland Empire Chapter of the WateReuse Association is to provide a forum to share information relative to recycled water projects at the local level.  Read our bylaws here.

Objectives

The specific objectives of the Chapter are to:

  • Promote water recycling as a supplemental source of water and as a means to reduce discharges to waters in the Inland Empire area of Southern California;
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and information on water recycling among people and organizations;
  • Work for the adoption of legislation and regulations that maximize the safe use of recycled water; and
  • Increase public awareness of the water recycling efforts in the Inland Empire area of Southern California.

Modus Operandi

  • The Chapter Bylaws were adopted on January 27, 2006.
  • E-mail is the basic mean of communication relative to Chapter activities. Please notify the Chapter Secretary if you wish to receive or stop receiving notices from our Chapter.
  • Meetings are typically scheduled every other month from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.
  • Meetings rotate from agency to agency. Agency can volunteer to host a meeting either during a meeting or by contacting the Chapter Secretary.
  • Lunch is sponsored by Chapter members on a rotating basis. Chapter members can volunteer to sponsor a lunch either during a meeting or by contacting the Chapter Secretary.

Meetings and Events

Aug
24
Tue
Inland Empire WateReuse Chapter Meeting @ Virtual
Aug 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Zoom Meeting When: Tuesday, August 24, 2021 // 10:30 am – noon https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsf-yhqD8sHdym0HbW8iFiaZW3kNVOSKTs

Meeting ID: 821 5121 2028 Passcode: 467932 Dial-In Number: 1 877 853 5257

AGENDA

10:30  Welcome

Maroun El-Hage, Chapter President, EMWD

10:35  DPR Update

Jennifer West, Managing Director, WateReuse California

10:55  Overview of Metropolitan Water District (MWD) Funding Programs 

  • Local Resources Program
  • On-Site Retrofit Program
  • Stormwater for Direct Use Pilot Program

Speakers: Jessica Arm and Noosha Razavian, MWD

11:35  IEUA RP-5 Construction Update

Brian Wilson, Senior Engineer, IEUA

11:45  Legislative and Regulatory Update

Cathleen Pieroni, Manager of Inter-Agency Relations, IEUA

11:55  Closing Comments & Adjourn

Maroun El-Hage, Chapter President, EMWD

Oct
26
Tue
Inland Empire WateReuse Chapter Meeting & Elections @ TBD
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Meetings Resources

Meetings resources include presentations, agendas, and other documents from past meetings.

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Leadership

Maroun El-Hage, President
Eastern Municipal Water District

Janet Fordunski, President-Elect
Woodard & Curran

Laine Carlson, Secretary
Water Systems Consulting, Inc.

Madeline Blua, Director of Public Relations & Membership Outreach
Yucaipa Valley Water District

John Robinson, Chapter Trustee
John Robinson Consulting, Inc.

Ryan Shaw, Past President
Western Municipal Water District

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