EPA Announces Federal Working Group to Strengthen Coordination on Water Reuse and Integrated Water Resources Management Approaches

Adriana Caldarelli

This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a Water Reuse Interagency Working Group, which was established under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Section 50218). The Working Group is composed of senior officials from 15 federal agencies, and is charged with developing and coordinating actions, tools, and resources to advance water reuse across the country.

The federal agencies participating in the working group with EPA include: Council on Environmental Quality; Office of Management and Budget; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Federal Emergency Management Agency; General Services Administration; U.S. Agency for International Development; U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; U.S. Army Public Health Center; Department of Energy; U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; U.S. Geological Survey; U.S. Department of State. They will be collaborating with states, Tribes and water sector partners to advance the National Water Reuse Action Plan by building capacity for communities pursuing water reuse.

For more information, please visit: https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-announces-federal-working-group-strengthen-coordination-water-reuse-and-integrated