City of WF recognized by national publication for reuse water system

City of WF recognized by national publication for reuse water system
WF recognized by national publication for water system (Source: The American Water Works Association)

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The city of Wichita Falls reuse water system is gaining some positive attention.

The city implemented Indirect Potable Reuse and Direct Potable Reuse water systems in response to the historic drought in 2014.

Seven years later, The American Water Works Association, issued a 6-page-spread praising the city for their innovation.

The City of Wichita Falls, Texas, made international news in 2014 when its water system became a water reuse pioneer. In...

Posted by City of Wichita Falls, Texas Government on Friday, March 5, 2021

The Denver-based publication illustrated figures, shared data and showcased a photograph of the water system’s design.

City officials said, “The City of Wichita Falls, Texas, made international news in 2014 when its water system became a water reuse pioneer. In response to a historic drought, the city simultaneously planned and implemented direct potable reuse (DPR) and indirect potable reuse (IPR) systems to see it through the drought and respond to future water shortages. Now, the city is a role model for water utilities around the world.”

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