Water Reuse Links

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Government Agencies

  • National Science Foundation
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense."
  • U.S. Agency for International Development
    President John. F. Kennedy created the United States Agency for International Development by executive order in 1961 to extend a helping hand to people overseas struggling to make a better life.
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
    The USBOR's WaTER Group provides expert water and wastewater treatment engineering and research technical services.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
    The U.S. Geological Survey is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of the nation's ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.


  • American Water Resources Association
    An international organization dedicated to increasing the beneficial use of recycled water.
  • American Water Works Association
    AWWA is the largest water supply professional organization in the world and is an authoritative source of knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of drinking water worldwide.
  • Water Research Foundation
    The Water Research Foundation is a member-supported international non-profit organization that sponsors research to enable water utilities, public health agencies, and other professionals provide safe and affordable drinking water.
  • Global Water Research Coalition
    The GWRC is a 12-member international alliance offering water research information and knowledge to its members with a focus on water supply, wastewater, and renewable water resources.
  • International Water Association
    IWA is comprised of leading water professionals in science, research, technology and practice.
  • National Water Research Institute
    NWRI is Canada's preeminent freshwater research facility, the largest in the country, leading world-class research on freshwater issues.
  • Water Education Foundation
    WEF is an impartial non-profit organization, dedicated to creating a better understanding of water issues and helping to resolve water resource problems through educational programs.
  • Water Environment Association of Texas
    WEAT is an association of water professionals, practitioners, operations specialists, and public officials working together for professional growth and development, and to educate the public on water issues.
  • Water Environment Federation
    The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with a vision of preserving and enhancing the global water environment.
  • Water Environment Research Foundation
    The Water Environment Research Foundation is dedicated to advancing science and technology addressing water quality issues as they impact water resources, the atmosphere, the lands, and quality of life.
  • WateReuse Association
    The WateReuse Association is a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance the beneficial and efficient use of water resources through education, sound science, and technology using reclamation, recycling, reuse and desalination.

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Academic Institutions

  • National Institutes for Water Resources
    The NIWR is a network of 54 research institutes (one institute located in every state or territory of the US) with each institute conducting basic and applied research to solve water problems unique in its area.
  • Texas Water Resources Institute
    TWRI, a member of the National Institutes for Water Resources, provides leadership for priority research and educational programs in water resources within the Texas A & M University system and throughout Texas.
  • Universities Council on Water Resources
    About 90 universities in the Unites States and throughout the world comprise the UCOWR which facilitates education, research, technology transfer, and information dissemination on contemporary and emerging water resource issues.

Useful Reference Documents