Useful resources from WEST Center


The go-to organization for policy guidance and educational tools on water reuse as well as the principal influencer of public opinion, lawmakers and policymakers on policy and projects related to water reuse.

WateReuse Arizona

An organization comprised of state water professionals in Arizona working together to encourage and assist communities achieve sustainable water supplies through reclamation and reuse. WateReuse Arizona annually holds a Symposium.

EPA - Water Reuse and Recycling

An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site providing information on the community and environmental benefits of water reuse and recycling as well as links to additional water reuse resources.

NAS - Understanding Water Reuse

A National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's website dedicated to information on understanding water reuse, specifically its potential for expanding the nation's water supply through reuse of municipal wastewater.

Water Resources Research Center (WRRC)

The designated state water resources research center for Arizona, and a research and extension unit of the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Center conducts water policy research and analysis, and educates through publications, conferences, lectures, and seminars.

Water Reuse Conference Schedule

Hosted by WateReuse, this webpage compiles information on water reuse-related conferences held throughout the United States.

Guidance Framework for Direct Potable Reuse in Arizona

A report, published in 2018 by WateReuse Arizona, AZ Water Association, and the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) providing recommendations for the regulation of direct potable reuse in Arizona.

Mainstreaming Potable Water Reuse in the United States: Strategies for Leveling the Playing Field

An analysis to help municipalities and utilities advance their efforts to develop potable reuse projects and inform federal, state and local agencies and key stakeholders about how they can support the expansion of potable water reuse across the United States.

International Water Association

An international network of water professionals striving for a world in which water is wisely, sustainably and equitably managed. Along with news, the website maintains a robust listing of conferences, forums and seminars on key issues in water management in locations worldwide.

Water Environment Federation

A not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. The website provides technical resources and conferences and events sorted by topic.

International Desalination Association

A non-profit association serving 2,600 core members in 60 countries and 4,000 affiliate members. The association supports scholarship, fellowship, and mentoring programs, as well as hosts annual events focused on desalination and advanced water treatment.