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Let’s Talk Toilets: Communicating with a Bill Stuffer

December 29, 2017

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The Let’s Talk Toilets Bill Stuffer communicates that only the three P’s – pee, poop, and toilet paper – belong in the toilet. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) released this bill stuffer to help utilities educate customers about the need to prominently label wipes that do not disintegrate during the treatment process with a […]

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Develop Leadership Skills at the Utility Management Conference

December 26, 2017

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Get an inside look into leading water and wastewater utilities in the U.S. and compare notes with colleagues at the 2018 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)/American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver) Utility Management ConferenceTM. WEF hosts this event with AWWA in cooperation with the Water Environment Association of Texas and the Water Environment & […]

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Water Infrastructure Priorities Presented to Congress

December 23, 2017

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On Nov. 2, staff from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and major water organizations attended a roundtable meeting with eight senior members of U.S. Congress to present recommendations for U.S. water infrastructure. Recommendations were drawn from a document developed to help Congress and the Trump Administration include policies and funding for water infrastructure in […]

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Words on Water Podcasts Explore Water Sector Topics

December 22, 2017

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The Words on Water podcast series showcases perspectives of prominent, influential, and interesting water sector professionals. Take interviews with you anywhere by listening online or downloading audio files from the website, as well as through iTunes or the Words on Water app on Android devices. Episodes in the series feature Kevin Shafer, executive director of […]

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Houston Operators Recognized for Hurricane Recovery Work

December 21, 2017

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Two City of Houston operators received special recognition during WEFTEC 2017. During Session No. 533, Operator Excellence: Operations Ingenuity Contest Winners, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presented Tomas Martinez and Sidney Bomer with The First Responders’ First Responder Award. During the session, WEF celebrated winners of its sixth annual Operator Ingenuity Contest. They […]

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Participate in 2018 WEF International Pavilion Shows

December 20, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites companies to exhibit at water and wastewater tradeshows around the world next year. For a single, all-inclusive price, WEF provides a booth complete with furnishings at a prime location on the show floor, pre-show promotion, and one WEFTEC priority point toward next year’s WEFTEC booth selection. Through […]

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WEF and BlueTech Commit To Collaborate for Innovation

December 20, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and BlueTech Research (Cork, Ireland) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. WEF and BlueTech will launch a visiting scientist fellowship program that pairs BlueTech’s water technology analysts with WEF staff on joint initiatives. Next year, WEF’s Water Science & Engineering […]

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Urging the U.S. Government To Fund Rebuilding Water Infrastructure After Hurricanes

November 30, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) urges the White House and U.S. Congress to prioritize resilience in rebuilding water infrastructure in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands that was damaged by recent hurricanes. WEF also requests robust funding for hurricane relief and removal of any restrictions that prevent certified drinking water […]

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