The Latest WE&RF Reports



Controlling Trace Organic Compounds Using Alternative, Non-FAT Technology for Potable Water Reuse
Investigates the potential for non-FAT technology systems – ion exchange (IX), biological activated carbon (BAC), and AOP – to treat wastewater effluent for removal of trace organic compounds (TOrCs) for potable water reuse applications.

International Stormwater BMP Database: 2016 Summary Statistics
Provides a summary of BMP performance for total suspended solids, nutrients, metals, and bacteria for the most commonly monitored and reported BMP types available in the 2016 release of the International BMP Database.

Energy Recovery from Thermal Oxidation of Wastewater Solids: State-of-Science Review
Provides a state-of-science review of energy recovery from thermal oxidation of wastewater solids.

Fostering Innovation Within Water Utilities
Provides information to assist utilities seeking to foster innovation and manage ideas as valuable resources.

Drivers, Hindrances, Planning, and Benefits Quantification: Economic Pathways and Partners for Water Reuse and Stormwater Harvesting
Focuses on the drivers, hindrances, and planning of water reuse projects and reports on how utilities that have and have not built reuse projects see them differently.

A Blueprint for High-Tech Analysis of Low-Tech Methods for Sustainable Class A Biosolids Production: Phase 1
Provides a blueprint for WRRFs interested in evaluating LCLT Class A biosolids treatment methods at the pilot scale and provides sampling parameters including the type of container to use, preservation, and maximum holding times.

Risk-Based Framework for the Development of Public Health Guidance for Decentralized Non-Potable Water Systems

Developed a risk-based framework to establish scale-appropriate water quality criteria for decentralized non-potable water systems that protect public health.

Simple and Fast Detection of Escherichia coli in Recreational Waters

This research resulted in the development of two products which can serve as key resources to transform current recreational water quality monitoring programs, allowing for testing at the point of contamination and results in hours instead of days.


Potential for Exposure to Ebola Virus Surrogates Aerosolized from Wastewater Systems
Research assessed the potential for inhalation exposure to aerosolized Ebola virus surrogates in wastewater systems, including toilets, aeration basins, and sewers.

Producing Value-Added Biopolymer from Methane Gas Generated by Water Resource Recovery Facilities
Project explored optimal integration of biopolymer production and water resource recovery facility (WRRF) processes.

A Framework for the Successful Implementation of On-site Industrial Water Reuse
Report highlights common opportunities for water reuse and conservation in industrial facilities.