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OCWD@WaterNews - March 24, 2021
Join OCWD on a tour of the Groundwater Replenishment System (GWRS), the world's largest advanced water purification system for potable reuse. A 10 minute version of our more technical tour, you'll see the plant up close and learn about the three treatment steps it takes to purify treated wastewater to drinking water standards.
AWWA - March 24, 2021
OCWD Director of Research, Megan Plumlee, Ph.D., P.E. was recently featured in Journal AWWA about her water reuse research.
Orange County Water District - March 19, 2021
Orange County Water District - March 18, 2021
Orange County Water District - March 17, 2021
Join us as we hear from experts who are leading the way in salinity management locally, regionally and statewide. Our speakers will discuss salinity management initiatives in Southern California, Santa Ana Watershed, the Orange County Groundwater Basin, and the Groundwater Replenishment System.
California Water News
San Francisco Chronicle (Premium) - March 24, 2021
have adopted more efficient technology and water practices, and state policies have been implemented to better track and monitor water use.
New Santa Ana - March 22, 2021
Water District, Metropolitan Water District of So. Cal., Orange County Water District, Santa Ana Regional Quality Water Board, So. Cal.
Capital & Main - Investigating Power & Politics - March 22, 2021
How Sacramento deals with polluted wells is quickly, if quietly, defining how seriously California takes the issue of clean drinking water.
Governing - March 20, 2021
and human bodies through their food, air and water. Under a 2018 state law, California must require four years of testing for microplastics
Los Angeles Times - March 20, 2021
(D-Hollister). Although new legislation is needed, the existing federal and California clean water acts have produced successes that should
The Vista Press - March 18, 2021
allow Oceanside to actively reduce water waste. “The City of Oceanside is proud of our efforts to improve water efficiency by providing
MontereyHerald.com - March 18, 2021
project, which he argued is environmentally superior to California American Water’s proposed desalination project and is on a quicker and
Inside Cal/EPA - Powered by Dow Jones - March 18, 2021
standards than required by federal law, the water boards had to consider the factors identified in California Water Code section 13241, ...
The Desert Sun - March 18, 2021
Public Policy Institute of California Water Policy Center, mount@ppic.org. Caitrin Chappelle is associate director of the PPIC Water Policy
National Water News
Water Environment Federation - March 24, 2021
Works Committee passed a bi-partisan package of wastewater, stormwater, drinking water, and water reuse infrastructure funding program.
Coastal Review Online - March 23, 2021
and understanding PFAS, ways to address current PFAS contamination and prevent future contamination and educate the public about PFAS. The
Water & Wastes Digest - March 22, 2021
projects included modernizing aging wastewater infrastructure, implementing water reuse and recycling, and addressing storm water, reported
Antelope Valley Press - March 21, 2021
. Meteorologists also say the California megadrought is associated with long-term climate change. Thursday’s national Drought Monitor shows
MetroWest Daily News - March 19, 2021
of the Wastewater Advisory Committee, which advises the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority. According to Downs, similar regulations
Water Reuse & Desal
WaterWorld - March 23, 2021
is also being explored as a tool to help increase public engagement on water reuse as part of circular economy projects. Sewer mining in
Chronicle-Tribune - March 23, 2021
watershed restoration. SUEZ worked with Nassau County to construct water reuse systems at both the South Shore Water Reclamation Facility (
Water Online - March 22, 2021
The East County AWP Program will be one of the first, potable reuse projects in California to use the new reservoir augmentation regulations
Water Online - March 18, 2021
formation of disinfection byproducts (DBPs) in drinking water and water reuse applications. A powerful oxidizing agent when dissolved in

About Orange County Water District (OCWD)
OCWD manages the large groundwater basin that underlies north and central Orange County and provides water to approximately 2.5 million people. OCWD is a special district established by the California State Legislature in 1933 and governed by a 10‐member board of directors. It is committed to enhancing Orange County’s groundwater quality and reliability in an environmentally friendly and economical manner. The following cities utilize the groundwater basin managed by OCWD: Anaheim, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Palma, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster and Yorba Linda. For more information, please visit www.ocwd.com.
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