US pilot study of desalination and reuse public acceptance
The WateReuse Association wants to create a model for how it can assist its members and others in increasing public acceptance of water reuse and desalination projects and announced on 9 June 2009 a new request for proposals (RFP) to conduct a pilot study.The pilot study will develop best approaches and methodologies for a national campaign.
The goals of such a strategy would be to:
The Water Reuse & Desalination Positioning Strategy - Pilot Study will be in a limited geographic area, possibly linking to a large water utility or utilities in an area that could benefit from the effort. Potential locations for selection might include Miami, Tampa, Dallas, El Paso or San Jose; however, the proposer is at liberty to select the locality.
The pilot project would provide WateReuse with tools, resources, and recommendations for expanding the outreach efforts to other locations and/or nationwide.
Proposals Due: 27 July 2009
Email project manager: Zachary Dorsey