Reclaimed water is wastewater processed with advanced treatment so that it can be reused safely for applications such as landscaping, irrigation, and toilet flushing.
Regulating reclaimed-water systems, and requirements for reclaimed-water use and distribution.
The importance of water reuse, what permits are required, potential uses for reclaimed water, and more.
Description of the permitting process for facilities that discharge 10,000 gallons per day or more of sanitary wastewater, discharge any amount of industrial wastewater, or use reclaimed water in conjunction with a discharge.
Reclaimed Water Use Forms
- BRP WP 84 - Reclaimed Water Use
These permits are required for the use of reclaimed water. The permit will include both the reclaimed water treatment and the transmission facilities. Revised August 2011.
Groundwater Discharge & Reclaimed Water Permits Certification Statement
This certification attests that engineering reports or plans & specifications prepared for groundwater-discharge or reclaimed-water permits for a permitted facility meet regulatory guidelines.
Other Sources of Information about Reclaimed Water/Water Reuse
- US EPA Water Recycling and Reuse: The Environmental Benefits
From EPA Region 9, the features and benefits of wastewater reuse.
- Florida Department of Environmental Protection Water Reuse Program
Florida is a national leader in wastewater reuse.
- California Department of Water Resources Water Reuse Information
Helpful graphic and links on water reuse.
- WateReuse Association
A nonprofit organization seeking to advance the beneficial use of sustainable water sources.