Since the White House Water Summit held in mid-March, Sustainable Water has received over 30 impressive applicants from various governmental, institutional, commercial, and industrial sectors. The Summit intended to raise awareness to the nation’s crippling water stresses and highlight technological innovations in water management. SW committed to deploy $500 million in capital to develop 50 eco-engineered commercial-scale water reclamation systems. With over 30 received since March, we anticipate even more applications in the coming months. If you qualify for this initiative, we recommend applying now before the 50 potential reuse projects are filled.
Sustainable Water’s commitment is intended to increase research, development and deployment of decentralized, eco-engineered water reclamation strategies. Through our program, we will design, build, and operate a turn-key wastewater reclamation system for all approved projects. Chosen facilities will be outfitted to accommodate various and unique operational research functions, and serve as a platform for community outreach related to sustainable water management.
Our goal is to deploy these reuse projects in diverse market sectors. This will allow us to provide model water reclamation and reuse projects in existing and new industries. Currently we are seeking applicants from the governmental, institutional, commercial, and industrial sectors. However, we are limiting project acceptance across the selected industries in order to ensure a variety of projects across the market. Furthermore we are limiting projects, regardless of the market sector, to 10 total projects per region (Northeast, Southwest, West, Southeast, and Midwest).
Applications are handled on a case-by-case basis. We qualify projects based on a variety of criteria. Preliminary project approval will be given to projects that have the potential to recycle bulk volumes of water (generally greater than 100,000 gallons per day). Awarded contracts will be granted to institutions and companies in varying market sectors on a regional basis and selected based on their commitment to water resiliency, sustainable development, ability to execute projects, and cooperation through the feasibility process.
We are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis. In order to expedite the application process, we recommend completing and turning in the application as soon as possible. We qualify applicants based on a variety of criteria so the more detailed the application is, the better.
To learn more about the program or to apply, visit: http://sustainablewater.com/whitehousewatersummit/