The evolution of Florida's effluent disposal program

May 25, 2023
In an effort to stem the tide of water supply challenges, Florida officials are pushing for more beneficial use of effluent disposal.

Floria has championed water reuse as part of its effluent disposal program for years, but now that direct and indirect potable reuse are becoming mainstream in California, Arizona and Texas, officials are pushing for the same in the Sunshine State.

Jo Ann Jackson, one water practice leader for Black & Veatch, explains the history of water reuse in Florida, and how the state is evolving its approach and practices as the drivers have changed over time.

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Bob Crossen

Bob Crossen is the editorial director for the Endeavor Business Media Water Group, which publishes WaterWorld, Wastewater Digest and Stormwater Solutions. Crossen graduated from Illinois State University in Dec. 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in German and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He worked for Campbell Publications, a weekly newspaper company in rural Illinois outside St. Louis for four years as a reporter and regional editor. 

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