Useful Reference Links for Recycled Water Use

Below are useful links for learning more about the benefits and many uses of recycled water in our community and others.

WateReuse Associations (WateReuse)

WateReuse Association
A national organization dedicated to increasing the beneficial use of recycled water.
http://www.watereuse.org.
Scroll to the bottom of their Technical Information and Resources page for more helpful links http://www.watereuse.org/Pages/information.html

National Desalination Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse, operated by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, provides information on current desalination research and results, water management tools, and research events and opportunities. http://www.usbr.gov/desal

Australian Water Conservation and Reuse Research Program (AQCRRP)
Water Reuse Issue Papers
AWCRRP developed 11 issue papers to support projects under Australia’s Innovative Demonstration Projects on Water Conservation and Reuse program. http://www.clw.csiro.au/priorities/urban/awcrrp/stage1.html

Ag Reuse

ReWater: Farming with Recycled Water
ReWater is a newsletter on the use of reclaimed water in horticulture. http://www.recycledwater.com.au/newsletter.html

Urban Water Reuse

Marin Municipal Water District
How the water district is maximizing their supplies through reuse and conservation.
http://www.marinwater.org/maximizingsupplies.html

Redwood City's First Step Recycled Water Project
Q&A about this project and about water reuse in general.
http://www.ci.redwood-city.ca.us/services/works/recycled_water.html

South Bay Water Recycling (SBWR)
An introduction to SBWR's water recycling program.
http://www.ci.san-jose.ca.us/sbwr/LandGuidePages/GuideIntro.htm

There is No New Water - by Frances Spivey-Weber
An article that focuses on reclaiming highly treated water from sewage treatment plants and putting it back into use.
http://www.monolake.org/socalwater/nonewwater.htm

Town of Windsor - Recycled Water Communities
A brief description of the ways various communities are using recycled water.
http://www.ci.windsor.ca.us/40802.html

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Water Recycling and Reuse: The Environmental Benefits
http://www.epa.gov/region09/water/recycling/index.html

Conservation

Australian Water Conservation and Reuse Research Program (AQCRRP)
Water Reuse Issue Papers
AWCRRP developed 11 issue papers to support projects under Australia’s Innovative Demonstration Projects on Water Conservation and Reuse program. http://www.clw.csiro.au/priorities/urban/awcrrp/stage1.html

Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA)
Water conservation and recycling
http://www.acwanet.com/generalinfo/waterfacts/recycle.asp

California Urban Water Conservation Council
The Council has put together an extensive and impressive list of links on topics ranging from landscaping tips to current trends in water policy.
http://www.cuwcc.org/links.htm

California Water Service Group
Information and tips on water conservation.
http://www.calwater.com/calwater/conservation

The City of Santa Rosa Water Conservation Web Site
Learn more about what Santa Rosa is doing do conserve water.
http://ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/wc/html%20files/default.htm

WaterInfo.org
Another great source for indoor and outdoor water conservation tips.
http://www.waterinfo.org/cnsrv.html

Water Conservation Throughout the Home
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/home-water-conservation

Water Science for Schools
This site from the U.S. Geological Survey provides information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge.
http://wwwga.usgs.gov/edu

Water Wiser
Sponsored by the American Water Works Association, the Water Wiser is a great source of water conservation and efficiency information.
http://waterwiser.org

Regulatory Compliance

Army Corps of Engineers - San Francisco's Regulatory Branch (Section 404 - Wetlands)
http://www.spn.usace.army.mil/regulatory

California Code of Regulations
http://ccr.oal.ca.gov

California Department of Fish and Game
http://www.dfg.ca.gov/1600

California Department of Health Services
http://www.dhs.ca.gov

California Department of Water Resources
Division of Planning & Local Assistance offers Q&A on Best Management Practices and preparing and submitting urban water management plans.
http://wwwdpla.water.ca.gov/urban/water_management/waterman.html

San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board
http://www.swrcb.ca.gov/rwqcb2/

United States Fish & Wildlife Service (Endangered Species Act)
http://www.fws.gov

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