• Blending Rule Should Be Set by 2020

    May 11, 2018 - On May 9th, EPA released a semiannual regulatory agenda that lays out plans for a proposal date – July 2019 – and a rule date – July 2020- for blending wastewater. This means that EPA will decide by July 2020 the circumstances under which treatment plants can reroute some stormwater and sewage around the required treatment process and then combine both with treated water.

  • WEF and Other Leaders Write Congress on USDA Program

    Mar. 16, 2018 - Last month, WEF and other water sector leaders reached out to House and Senate Appropriators asking for an increase in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Rural Development Water and Wastewater Loan and Grant Program in the Fiscal Year 2019 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.

  • U.S. EPA Publishes 2017 Potable Reuse Compendium

    Jan. 26, 2018 — This month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went live with the "2017 Potable Reuse Compendium." This resource provides a technical compilation of the current state of potable water reuse in the U.S.