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Water Reuse Gets a New Take in South Africa

Water reuse can be an effective way to supplement the water needs of growing cities. Even in the midst of record breaking droughts, this alternative can have meaningful impact once it overcomes public misperceptions and investment barriers. USAID and its partners are helping South Africa encourage greater understanding of this promising approach for strengthening urban water security in the face of growing water scarcity.

Event

World Water Day 2017 - Why Wastewater?

The theme of the 2017 World Water Day celebration — “Why Wastewater?” — invites us to pause and reflect not only on the importance of water in our daily lives, but also to recognize the central and often overlooked role that proper wastewater treatment can play in fortifying water security at the local, national, and regional levels.

Water Currents

Water Currents: Wastewater and Water Reuse

Water Currents is produced biweekly by USAID’s E3 Water Office. Each issue contains recent news and articles on water sector issues, partner and donor updates, latest sector research, and a special focus on one topic. Please provide your feedback and suggestions by contacting the waterteam@usaid.gov.

Activity

Water Reuse & Environmental Conservation Project

USAID and the Government of Jordan (GoJ) worked together to protect and conserve scarce resources through WRECP. The project supported the preservation of the environment, training on pollution prevention and environmental management, rehabilitation for landfills and polluted “hot spots,” and the reuse of water and biosolids to support community livelihoods. Main goals included:

Evaluation

Mid-Term Evaluation of the Water Reuse and Environmental Conservation (WREC) Project

This is an independent external evaluation report of the Water Reuse and Environmental Conservation (WREC) project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Jordan.

The WREC project started on August 1, 2010 and will end on July 30, 2015. The project is being implemented by AECOM. The evaluation of WREC was conducted during the period of October – November 2013, by a team of experts assembled by Mendez England & Associates (ME&A), located in Bethesda, Maryland. The team comprised one international and two Jordanian experts.