Identifying Barriers & Easing Access
Permit pathway maps reduce uncertainty for developers, designers, and jurisdictions
Supporting Watershed Health
Living within our watersheds' carrying capacity ensures clean and available water for resilient communities
Supporting Urban Ecology
Green wastewater solutions save energy, provide excellent pollutant removal, and create livable communities
Collaborting with Stakeholders & Decision Makers
Tapping the wisdom and lived experience of our communities is key to creating equitable outcomes
Assisting Early Adopters
Supporting the leadership of early adopters helps shift culture towards resilient systems

Recode and International Living Future Institute interviewed over 50 expert water professionals on this water reuse guidance for non-profits, utilities, municipalities, designers, developers, and others to implement:

Opportunities for Achieving Next Generation Water Infrastructure in California, Oregon, and Washington


Mission: Ensure access to and accelerate adoption of equitable and sustainable water systems.

Vision: Intentionally adaptable governance encourages innovation for watershed health and community resilience in the face of climate change and other disruptions. This work incorporates the lived experience of members of impacted communities with solutions that benefit all communities.

Goals: Develop, promote and get adopted the codes and ordinances necessary to advance options in the NEW (Nutrient-Energy-Water) Nexus.