June 23, 2020

Podcast hosts explore the U.S. EPA National Water Reuse Action Plan and interview Radhika Fox, CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance

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In this episode of Talking Under Water, hosts Lauren Del Ciello and Bob Crossen welcome their new co-host, Katie Johns. The hosts discuss the U.S. EPA National Water Reuse Action Plan and touch on the repeal of Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) language by EPA and the U.S. Army. They also explore the so-called "silver tsunami"—a shift in workforce age dynamics—in the water industry through each of their sectors. Finally, the hosts share an interview recorded live at WEFTEC19 with Radhika Fox, CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance.

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Show Notes:

EPA National Water Reuse Action Plan:


Silver Tsunami:

U.S. Water Alliance:

Infrastructure Virtual Summit:

Thanks to our partners for their efforts under the draft National #Water Reuse Action Plan. Their actions will help us fully realize the potential of #WaterReuse. @USDA @ENERGY @ASACivilWorks @Interior @whceq @NOAA @usbr

— EPAregion9 (@EPAregion9) September 10, 2019

ICYMI: Do you know what a "silver tsunami" is and how it affects the water quality industry? For the answers to this (at 1:09:45) and other member questions, tune in to the video of Tuesday's Town Hall Meeting at #MYLC!

— Water Quality Research Foundation (@WQRFoundation) September 13, 2019

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