Date: July 30, 2020
The WateReuse community mourns the loss of Dr. Bahman Sheikh who passed away on July 28, 2020 at his home...
Date: July 30, 2019
The forward-thinking initiatives of 43 water utilities are being recognized as they reimagine partnering and engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.
The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of water utilities that transform from the traditional wastewater treatment system to a resource recovery center and leader in the overall sustainability and resilience of the communities they serve.
Utility of the Future Today was launched in 2016 by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the WateReuse Association, with input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A total of 118 utilities have been recognized since the program started.
The Utility of the Future concept is being promoted as water systems around the world are transforming operations through innovation and technology. The 43 utilities recognized this year are recovering resources from wastewater, engaging in their community, forming unique partnerships, and building an internal culture of innovation.
These utilities are being recognized for the first time:
These utilities are being recognized for a second year but for a new area of performance:
These utilities are being recognized for a third year and in a new area of performance:
These utilities are being recognized for a fourth year and in a new area of performance:
Honorees will be recognized during an awards ceremony at WEFTEC 2019 – WEF’s 92nd annual technical exhibition and conference – this September in Chicago.
To learn more, visit https://watereuse.org/news-events/awards/utility-of-the-future/
Date: July 21, 2020
The U.S. EPA re-committed to prioritizing water reuse and recycling projects in the fourth round of Water Infrastructure Finance and...
Date: July 20, 2020
On Monday, July 13, the House Appropriations Committee debated and passed the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, and in doing...
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