Scaling UP! H2O

312 Revolutionizing Water Recycling

Join us as we delve into the world of water recycling with Pat Sinicropi, an esteemed expert dedicated to addressing freshwater challenges. With an extensive background in the Clean Water Act, Water Safety, and Wastewater, Pat currently serves as the executive director of the WateReuse Association, a prestigious organization comprising over 450 members committed to safeguarding our planet’s most precious resource.

An eloquent speaker and staunch advocate for water recycling, Pat brings her wealth of knowledge to the Scaling UP! Nation. In this captivating episode, she shares her expertise on various critical topics, including:

    • Exploring the diverse array of readily available options for water reuse
    • Unveiling the latest cutting-edge technologies revolutionizing water reuse practices
    • Showcasing inspiring success stories of organizations embracing water recycling
    • Astonishing figures on the colossal volume of water saved each day through recycling (Prepare to be amazed!)
    • Dispelling common myths surrounding water tables and outlining effective aquifer management strategies
    • The upcoming WateReuse Association’s symposium and where listeners can find resources and submit abstracts

Bottom line:  With Pat Sinicropi at the helm, recycling water is no longer an idealistic vision but an actionable plan for addressing today’s freshwater challenges. Tune in as we gain invaluable insights into the world of water recycling, empowering us to make a positive impact on our environment and secure a sustainable future for generations to come.



Trace Blackmore reminds you that you are the voice of the Water Treatment community [1:00]

Interview with Patricia Sinicropi, the Executive Director of WateReuse Association about revolutionizing water recycling [5:15]

Upcoming Events for Water Treatment Professionals [27:00]

Periodic Water Table With James McDonald [30:00]



“When you become a water geek, you are always a water geek because you fall in love with the challenges and the people.” – Pat Sinicropi

We’re also seeing new emerging technologies that can treat the water justice cleanly as membrane, and that includes biological activated carbon filtration.” – Pat Sinicropi

Q: How many gallons of water are recycled in the US each day? A: 300 million gallons!” – Pat Sinicropi

“There are a wide variety of beneficial applications for the use of recycled water.” – Pat Sinicropi

“We’re seeing more interest in capturing rainwater and stormwater.” – Pat Sinicropi


Connect with Pat Sinicropi

Phone: 202.270.6232



LinkedIn: in/patriciasinicropi/


Join the WateReuse Association at the 2024 WateReuse Symposium on March 10-13, 2023 in Denver, CO

Interested in becoming a member of the WateReuse Association? Learn the benefits HERE

Read or Download Pat Sinicropi’s Press Release HERE

Water Reuse in Action


Links Mentioned

The Hang

303 The Future of Wastewater

87 The One That Takes You to AWT’s 2019 Technical Training

90 The One That’s All About Filming Amines (Boilers)

91 The One That’s All About Filming Amines (Closed Loops and Cooling Towers)

The Rising Tide Mastermind

Scaling UP! H2O Academy video courses


2023 Events for Water Professionals

Check out our Scaling UP! H2O Events Calendar where we’ve listed every event Water Treaters should be aware of by clicking HERE or using the dropdown menu.


Periodic Water Table With James McDonald

What are Film Forming Amines? Within which systems are they used and for what? What concentrations are recommended for Film Forming Amines? How are they first dosed to a system? What could be the impact if not properly dosed? Are Film Forming Amines just a single chemical formula or are there multiple Film Forming Amines available? Can you test for Film Forming Amines? Are there any possible negative impacts upon applying a Filming Forming Amine to a system? How do today’s Film Forming Amines compare to those of yesteryear? When would Film Forming Amines be used in place of other traditional industrial water chemicals?    


Water Treatment education

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