April 21, 2018

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Accomplishments Featured in 2017 WEF Progress Report

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) shares highlights of achievements made by the organization, its members, and its partners during 2017 in a new report. The 2017 WEF Progress Report showcases educational programs, services, and training initiatives that have helped advance water innovation and unite water professionals to protect public health, the environment, and […]

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April 20, 2018

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WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program Returns

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will honor members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization by serving on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. WEF’s Committee Leadership Council and House of Delegates started the program in 2017 to recognize outstanding volunteers. As many as […]

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April 19, 2018

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Applications Open for the Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

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The Utility of the Future Today recognition program returns for a third year to honor water resource recovery facilities that engage communities, preserve watersheds, and produce valuable resources. Apply for recognition by 5 p.m. (EDT), May 30. The Utility of the Future promotes transforming operations of the nation’s water systems through innovation and technology. The […]

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March 31, 2018

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March 2018 Digest

Featured News Making a Holly Jolly Water Resource Recovery Facility ’Tis the season to transform wastewater treatment into gingerbread Thinking of wastewater treatment does not usually evoke the sights and smells of Christmas. But combining contrasting concepts can produce memorable art. That’s exactly what Sean Porter did when he decided to create a water resource […]

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March 31, 2018

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Words on Water Podcasts Explore Workforce Issues and Relationship Between Water, Energy, and Food

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) shares interviews with water sector thought-leaders through the Words on Water podcast series. Stream these episodes online and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes feature: Dustin Price and Brandi Madden discuss the value that military veterans bring to any workforce, […]

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March 30, 2018

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WEF Member Associations Select State SJWP Winners

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations (MAs) have started working to select state-level winners for the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. Volunteers have been searching local science fairs for notable water projects as well as gathering and reviewing submissions from high school students for the competition. Students in grades 9 through […]

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March 29, 2018

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White House Recognizes Need To Invest in Water Infrastructure

On Feb. 12, President Trump released his 55-page outline for legislation to establish several new infrastructure funding programs, streamline the regulatory review process for projects, improve workforce development programs, and set other federal infrastructure priorities. The “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” describes a new, $50 billion program to promote investments in various forms […]

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March 28, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

          Aldo I. Cevallos, member since 1983, New Jersey Water Environment Association. James E. Howey, member since 1972, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Fred Schindler Jr., member since 1977, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Jerome Sheehan, member since 1978, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Joe Taylor, member since 1975, Water Environment […]

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