Industrial Water Resources

Industries commonly reuse wastewater and process water as water availability becomes scarce, and they are challenged to provide environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment while reducing compliance costs and maintaining value for their businesses.


The latest industrial water resources articles, videos, and other content from throughout the organization and across the water sector.

Industrial Water Resources
U.S. EPA Proposes Drinking Water Regulations for PFAS

On March 14, 2023, the U.S. EPA proposed a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) to establish legally enforceable Maximum Contamination Levels (MCLs) ...

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Viraj deSilva, WEF PFAS Task Force Chair, Stops By WEFTEC Live

PFAS is a major challenge for drinking water and wastewater systems. Listen in as Viraj deSilva discusses the challenges, technologies, and emerging developments in ...

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Check Out What’s Happening in WEFTEC’s Pavilions

Explore a fantastic lineup of speakers, events, and networking sessions throughout the Innovation Pavilion and the SDG Theater within the Drinking Water Pavilion at ...

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Visit the WEFTEC Bookstore for book signings, expert demos, new books and training materials, and new merchandise.

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WEFTEC Live is returning in 2022 with more experts, interviews, and updates from throughout WEFTEC.

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Featured Industrial Water Resources

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Industrial Wastewater Management, Treatment & Disposal

This 3rd edition of Manual of Practice No. FD-3 provides the knowhow for treating toxic, concentrated, and polluted wastewater and removing industrial wastes of all kinds by providing detailed descriptions of pretreatment processes, design criteria, and process performance.

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Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities

The 7th edition of WEF Manual of Practice No. 11 delivers state-of-the-art coverage of the operation, management, and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities.

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Industrial Water Reclamation & Reuse to Minimize Liquid Discharge

This book serves as a comprehensive summary of water reclamation technologies and practices for minimizing liquid discharge for a broad range of industries.


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Industrial Wastewater Community

The purpose of WEF’s Industrial Wastewater Community (IWWC) is to be a resource on industrial wastewater treatment, design, management, operation, and maintenance, as well as the promotion and improvement of industrial treatment technologies.


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