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Students Bring New Water Research to U.S. SJWP Competition

June 14, 2017

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High school students who have completed advanced water research will gather at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte this month for the 2017 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. A total of 59 students representing 48 U.S. states and Puerto Rico were selected to compete for the 2017 national award. Each year, a […]

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Analysis Reveals SRFs Return Billions on Federal Investment

June 28, 2016

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Federal spending for the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs) returns economic gains and jobs, according to a new economic benefits analysis released by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.). The analysis, WEF/WateReuse Analysis of National Economic, Job Creation, and Tax Revenue Benefits from Increased Funding […]

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WEFTEC® 2015 Breaks Records

November 20, 2015

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WEFTEC® 2015, held Sept. 26–30 at McCormick Place in Chicago, has become the largest and most successful of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) annual technical exhibition and conferences. The event set records with 25,048 registrants and an exhibition with 1033 companies using 28,948 m2 (311,600 net ft2) of space. Apologies from WEF Executive […]

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Maine Water Resource Recovery District Takes an Interactive Approach to Education

October 7, 2015

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The Brunswick (Maine) Sewer District has taken a proactive approach to foster an informed customer base. The district has created a poster that links customers to videos that show how water flows through the district’s systems, according to Leonard Blanchette, general manager. The district is using this interactive education in addition to traditional public outreach […]

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WEF Begins Stormwater Product and Practice Testing Project

May 27, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is leading a new project to develop a framework for the formation of a national testing and evaluation program in the stormwater sector. The project, funded through a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Infrastructure Grant administered by the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), is based on WEF’s […]

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Take Advantage of the WEFTEC 2015 Early Bird Special

May 8, 2015

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Register by July 15, Receive Best Rate   Registration and housing now is open for WEFTEC® 2015. The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) 88th annual technical exhibition and conference will be held Sept. 26–30 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Register by July 15 to receive the best rate and an opportunity to learn and […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Resources for Water and Wastewater Facilities

May 7, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has worked with partners to create a vision of the water utility of the future. Last year, WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), and the Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.) released “The Water Resources Utility of the Future: A Blueprint for Action.” As […]

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October 2013 at a Glance

October 31, 2013

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Featured Other News Louisville District Diversifies Efforts To Garner Public Support Obtaining community support to fund wastewater treatment remains an elusive goal for many water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). When new projects are needed and resulting costs must be passed on to the community, the concept of public buy-in haunts facility managers. Tackling the Wipes […]

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