Wastewater Management

Wastewater Management

Support of mandatory use of reclaimed water in major new developments, diversity in sludge mangement methods, and feasible and reasonable treatment of dry weather flows from some major storm drains.
Position In Brief: 
  1. Support of measures to encourage use of reclaimed water for power plant cooling, groundwater recharge, agricultural and landscape irrigation, industrial processes, commercial building operations and other non-potable purposes.

  2. Support of mandatory use of reclaimed water in major new developments where feasible and in compliance with applicable lows and regulations.

  3. Support for, and encouragement of, a diversity in sludge management methods. 

  4. Support of feasible and reasonable treatment of dry-weather flows from some major storm drains.

Priority should be given to exclusion of pollutants at the source through public education, prevention measures and enforcement. (LWVUS Position)

Position History: 

2004-2005 Positions (1991)

Issues: 
League to which this content belongs: 
Los Angeles