Investigation on the Feasibility of Developing Uniform Water Recycling Criteria for Direct Potable Reuse

California State Water Resources Control Board | December 29th, 2016


In 2010, the California Legislature enacted Senate Bill (SB) 918 (Chapter 700, Statutes of 2010), which added sections 13560-13569 (Division 7, Chapter 7.3) to the Water

LA Sustainable Water Project: Los Angeles City-Wide Overview

UCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | February 1st, 2018


This report assesses the potential to improve water quality standards while integrating complementary One Water Management practices that can increase potential local wat

Layperson's Guide to California Wastewater*

Water Education Foundation | December 12th, 2013


This guide, part of an ongoing series by the Water Education Foundation, provides an overview of basic background information on California laws and regulations, wastewat

Los Angeles Sustainable Water Project: Ballona Creek Watershed

UCLA: Sustainable LA Grand Challenge | November 1st, 2015


Implementing integrated water management systems (IWM) that incorporate all components of the urban water cycle, including imported water, local groundwater, captured st

Managing Wastewater in a Changing Climate

Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) | April 15th, 2019


California’s wastewater sector, which plays a crucial role in protecting publichealth and the environment, is at a turning point. Water supply and demand condit

Moving Toward a Multi-Benefit Approach for Water Management

Pacific Institute | April 11th, 2019


There is broad recognition that adapting to climate change, coupled with the need to address aging infrastructure, population growth, and degraded ecosystems, will re

Municipal Recycled Water (Resource Management Strategy)

California Department of Water Resources (DWR) | July 29th, 2016


California is increasing its integration of municipal recycled water into its water supply portfolio. In some regions of the state, recycled water meets approximately 7 p

New Sources for California’s Water Supply

State of California | March 1st, 2016


The Assembly Select Committee on Water Consumption and Alternative Sources was established in February 2015 to examine the strategies California could take to improve wat

Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) Policy: Water Quality Control Policy for Siting, Design, Operation, and Maintenance

State Water Resources Control Board | June 19th, 2012


The purpose of this Policy is to allow the continued use of OWTS, while protecting water quality and public health. This Policy recognizes that responsible local agencies

Overview of Greywater Reuse: The Potential of Greywater Systems to Aid Sustainable Water Management

Pacific Institute | November 18th, 2010


As pressures on freshwater resources grow around the world and as new sources of supply become increasingly scarce, expensive, or politically controversial, efforts are u

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