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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Real-Time Monitoring: An Opportunity To Engage In Potable Reuse And Detect Failures Quickly
With public safety of primary concern, real-time sensors may be the catalyst for assurance and expansion of potable reuse treatment schemes.
Water Industry Leaders to Speak at IWA Reuse 2017
World leaders in advancing water reuse will speak at the opening session of the 11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse (IWA Reuse 2017), which is being held July 23-27, 2017 in Long Beach, California.
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.
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.

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Controlling Trace Organic Compounds Using Alternative, Non-FAT Technology for Potable Water Reuse (Reuse-13-10)
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.
Drivers, Hindrances, Planning, and Benefits Quantification: Economic Pathways and Partners for Water Reuse and Stormwater Harvesting (SIWM8R14)
This report 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.
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.
Direct Potable Reuse Monitoring: Testing Water Quality in a Municipal Wastewater Effluent Treated to Drinking Water Standards Volume 2 of 2 (Appendices)
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.