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Become a Water Advocate for WEF’s #MyWaterLegacy Challenge

May 26, 2018

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The #MyWaterLegacy Challenge has entered its second phase. During the next 3 months, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites you to become a water advocate. WEF is helping those in the water sector become leaders through advocacy. Use WEF’s online tool to write to your elected officials about the importance of clean water […]

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Take Part in the #MyWaterLegacy Challenge

March 22, 2018

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The #MyWaterLegacy Challenge has begun on social media, and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) wants you to take part. Every 3 months, WEF will announce a theme based on an aspect of securing safe water and sanitation services for future generations. WEF encourages interested participants to post pictures, videos, and comments on social […]

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#MyWaterLegacy Campaign Celebrates Tradition of Working with Water

November 11, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) encourages water quality professionals to take pride in the work they do ensuring a continued supply of clean water and adequate sanitation for future generations. At WEFTEC® 2016, Paul Bowen, current immediate past president of WEF, launched the #MyWaterLegacy social media campaign. The campaign, unveiled alongside a video […]

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Water Careers Go Back Four Generations in Chesebrough Family

April 18, 2018

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Patty Chesebrough’s love of water can be traced to the childhood weekends she spent at Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. “I can still hear the sound of the twin Mercury motors on our boat and remember dad teaching me to listen to their harmonies to set the throttles,” Patty said. Patty learned the importance of water stewardship as she watched her […]

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March 2018 Digest

March 31, 2018

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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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My Water Legacy: Davila Family Bonds Through Competition

March 20, 2018

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They say that when one door closes, another opens, and Rey Davila is living proof. An unexpected layoff from the City of Dallas’ Transportation Department opened the door to a successful water sector career for him and, eventually, two other relatives – his daughter, Jessica Davila, and nephew, Christian Mendez. Rey had served the city for […]

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February 2018 Digest

February 28, 2018

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Featured Other News Gopi and Jonathan Sandhu: Clean Water Is “All in the Family” Balbir Sandhu left his family farm in India to study engineering in the U.S. Balbir’s son, Gopi Sandhu, followed in his father’s footsteps. After graduating with a degree in civil engineering, Gopi also decided to join the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, […]

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Gopi and Jonathan Sandhu: Clean Water Is “All in the Family”

February 26, 2018

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Balbir Sandhu and his two brothers became the first members of the Sandhu family to leave their family farm in India to study engineering in the U.S. That, however, was not enough to convince Balbir’s son, Gopi Sandhu, to follow in his father’s footsteps. “Honestly, with my dad, uncles, and their friends as engineers, it […]

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