The WEF Water Reuse Committee develops, recommends, and conducts programs to promote general understanding of water reuse for non-potable and potable uses.

Water Reuse Committee volunteers are WEF's technical resource on water recycling, from planning and public outreach to treatment processes and distribution. Our volunteers share their knowledge by:

  • Developing workshops and moderating technical sessions each year at WEFTEC®;
  • Jointly sponsoring the annual WateReuse Symposium;
  • Authoring articles for WEF's technical journals;
  • Participating in the development of other educational materials such as books, webcasts, distance learning courses and more;
  • Providing comments to WEF Government Affairs on Federation Position Statements and U.S. government regulations and policies.

    To apply to this committee, please go to [email protected] and send an email with the following information:

    • Name
    • WEF ID Number
    • Committee of Interest
    • A short explanation of why you would like to join this committee (1 – 2 sentences).


Michael Watts, 2022 - 2024
Email: [email protected]  

Stephen Katz, 2022 - 2024
Email: [email protected]  

2nd Vice-Chair
Zynep Erdal, 2022 - 2024
Email: [email protected] 

Staff Manager
Barry Liner
Tel: 703-684-2435
Email: [email protected]

Water Reuse Topic

Less than one percent of the world's water supply is potable, making water reclamation, also known as water reuse, a crucial practice that ensures there is plenty to go around.