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International Symposium on Potable Reuse

This week, the American Water Works Association hosted the 2020 International Symposium on Potable Reuse which covered the latest innovations in treatment and monitoring technology from around the world in potable water reuse. Microbial risks, pathogen control, and emerging contaminants were all hot topics. There were also presentations on 8350reuseWebBanner750x255the future of reuse research and non-membrane treatment trains, particularly for inland reuse projects. Florida and Colorado both had representatives at the Symposium to present on Florida’s Framework for the Implementation of Potable Reuse in Florida and the National Water Reuse Institute’s Guidelines for Direct Potable Reuse in Colorado, respectively.

In other water reuse news, EPA will be public releasing the Water Reuse Action Plan (WRAP) on February 27th in Washington, DC. The public release will likely be live streamed and will feature speakers highlighting their implementation actions. The WRAP online platform will also be unveiled on the 27th.