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May 2017 Digest

May 31, 2017

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Featured Other News WEF Members Stand Together in Defense of Water During Water Week Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members exemplified their dedication to water by traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the 2017 National Water Policy Fly-In & Expo. More than 200 water professionals gathered to discuss water sector issues, network, and meet […]

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WEF Members Stand Together in Defense of Water During Water Week

May 31, 2017

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From left, Maine Water Environment Association members Mac Richardson and Chris Littlefield carry signs showing the economic benefits of water during the Water Week 2017 Rally for Water. Photo courtesy of Matt Timberlake, president of Ted Berry Company Inc. (Livermore, Maine).

Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members exemplified their dedication to water by traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the 2017 National Water Policy Fly-In & Expo. More than 200 water professionals gathered for the event, held March 21–22, to hear leaders discuss important water sector issues, network with other water professionals, learn about current […]

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WEF Members Support Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas

May 30, 2017

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On April 5, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members contributed to a strong program for the Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas. The Global Water Alliance, in partnership with the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership/Wharton, hosted the event at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). Howard Neukrug, WEF member and professor in the Department […]

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2014 U.S. SJWP Winner Works Against Global Water Crisis

May 30, 2017

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Many young adults encounter difficulty when trying to find an exciting career path. But 19-year-old Deepika Kurup has known exactly what she wants to do since starting high school: solve the global water crisis. With numerous high-caliber awards, a robust research portfolio, and even her own company, Kurup already is working to make the world’s […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

May 29, 2017

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Henry J. Greenemeir, member since 1976, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Jose Gonzalez, member since 1976, Florida Water Environment Association. Donald Hoesktra, member since 1977, Water Environment Association of Ontario. Stewart A. Lassiter, member since 1978, Virginia Water Environment Association. Ronald Tatariw, member since 1975, Virginia Water Environment Association. Robert C. Urban, member since 1971, […]

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Follow and Find Discussions in WEFCOM Using Tags

May 28, 2017

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Find topics of interest and make your discussions easier to find by using the new tagging feature in WEFCOM. The virtual workspace for members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now features the ability to choose tags when posting, which allows other members to search for discussions by topic. After entering text for […]

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WEF Seeks CLC Nominations

May 27, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council (CLC) seeks nominations for four Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years, beginning after WEFTEC® 2017. WEF seeks volunteers with leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and understanding of WEF committees. WEF invites those interested […]

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Investing in Water Infrastructure Generates $220 Billion in Economic Activity

May 26, 2017

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Investing in water infrastructure would create numerous jobs and gains for the economy, according to a new report. The Value of Water Campaign commissioned the report, “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure,” to better understand how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affect economic growth and employment. Maintaining reliable clean water services in the […]

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