Research Area: Water Reuse

Our Objective

WE&RF will collaboratively investigate and assess procedures to facilitate the sustainable and cost-effective use of reclaimed water.


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Organizational Merger Emphasizes ‘One Water’ Approach
WE&RF Chief Research Officer Jeff Mosher discusses how the newly merged foundation sets research priorities that focus on a more integrated approach to water management.
Save up to $200 on IWA REUSE 2017 Registration
Register by May 1, 2017, and take advantage of discounted registration rates for the 11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse in Long Beach, CA on July 23-27, 2017.
WE&RF Awards Research Contract to Tailor Effluent Quality for Water Reuse Application
WE&RF recently awarded a contract to Virginia Tech to tailor effluent quality to match the intended water reuse application.
WE&RF Awards Contract to Research Post Treatment Challenges in Potable Reuse
WE&RF has awarded a new contract to Trussell Technologies for a unique project, Evaluating Post Treatment Challenges for Potable Reuse Applications (Reuse-16-06), to examine corrosion issues for recharge and injection facilities.
Overcoming Operations Challenges For Direct Potable Reuse
This article by WE&RF Research Manager Justin Mattingly discusses various projects that can help direct potable reuse and its practitioners reach full potential.

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Direct Potable Reuse Monitoring: Testing Water Quality in a Municipal Wastewater Effluent Treated to Drinking Water Standards Volume 1 of 2
Since the implementation of DPR projects across the state, the Texas Water Development Board commissioned this study to increase confidence in the safety and effectiveness of Big Spring's Raw Water Production Facilitiy's DPR applications through a detailed sampling campaign.
A Framework for the Successful Implementation of On-site Industrial Water Reuse (Reuse-14-04)
This report highlights common opportunities for water reuse and conservation in industrial facilities.
Monitoring for Reliability and Process Control of Potable Reuse (Reuse-11-01): Part 1 – Laboratory Evaluations
The goal of this research was to evaluate the ability of online sensors to ensure that advanced treatment of reclaimed water eliminates chemical and microbial contaminants. Part 1 of the Fact Sheet series focuses on laboratory evaluations.