Foundation taps Malcolm Pirnie/HDR to develop national water reuse database

The WateReuse Foundation has commissioned a Malcolm Pirnie-led team to develop a working Internet database of U.S. water reuse facilities and programs. Water reuse is becoming a key water management issue as population growth and drought exert more pressure on the dwindling clean-water supply...

Aug 31st, 2004

WHITE PLAINS, NY, Aug. 26, 2004 -- The WateReuse Foundation has commissioned a Malcolm Pirnie-led team to develop a working Internet database of U.S. water reuse facilities and programs. Water reuse is becoming a key water management issue as population growth and drought exert more pressure on the dwindling clean-water supply.

The primary objective of the "National Database of Water Reuse Facilities (WRF-02-004)" is to provide a comprehensive web database for professionals, regulators, educators, researchers and interested citizens that will serve as an industry benchmark as water reuse expands in the future. Malcolm Pirnie, working with HDR and Dr. James Crook, will develop a comprehensive framework for the data collection program, and will work closely with utilities and regulatory bodies across the nation to develop a working database.

Conducted with in-kind support from 26 major reuse facilities nationwide, the project is scheduled to be completed by May 2005.

About Malcolm Pirnie
Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., a century-old environmental consulting firm, provides governmental and industrial clients with comprehensive services in water and wastewater engineering, solid and hazardous waste management, environmental sciences and, through its Red Oak Consulting Division, management and IT consulting. With a diversified staff of over 1,400 engineers, scientists and consultants in 45+ offices nationwide, Pirnie has won over 100 professional awards for project excellence. For more information, visit www.pirnie.com.

About HDR
HDR (www.hdrinc.com) is an architectural, engineering and consulting firm that excels at complex projects and solving challenges for clients. More than 3,400 employee-owners, including architects, engineers, consultants, scientists, planners and construction managers, in over 90 locations worldwide, pool their strengths to provide solutions beyond the scope of traditional A/E/C firms. HDR is No. 18 on Engineering News-Record magazine's Top 500 Design Firms rankings for 2004.

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