August 28, 2018

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Support WEF’s Community Service Project

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Since 2008, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Community Service Project has made a significant imprint on several WEFTEC-host cities, creating five rain gardens, six bioswales, and an outdoor classroom. The 11th annual WEF Community Service Project, organized by the WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC), offers WEFTEC 2018 attendees the opportunity to […]

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August 27, 2018

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Sixth Annual Water Palooza Teaches the Value of Water

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) is taking WEF’s mission statement to heart. To continue increasing the awareness of the impact and value of water, SYPC will host the sixth annual Water Palooza event immediately before WEFTEC 2018 in New Orleans. On Sept. 28, water-conscious organizations and companies […]

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August 27, 2018

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Service Project Trend Catches On

More than 45 volunteers gathered to construct a rain garden for the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Service Project. Photo courtesy of Debbie Cheng, Kleinfelder (San Diego).

Member Associations follow WEF’s example to give back to communities From making donations through social media to mastering athletic feats to raising money for a cause, working to make the world a better place has not gone out of style. Since 2008, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) young professionals have decided that WEFTEC offers […]

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August 26, 2018

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2018 Utility of the Future Today Honorees Transform Wastewater Treatment

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Water utilities around the world are transforming traditional wastewater treatment systems into resource recovery centers. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognizes these leaders in sustainability and resilience through the Utility of the Future Today program. This year, WEF recognizes 32 utilities for transformational work in community engagement; watershed stewardship; and recovery of such […]

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August 26, 2018

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Explore the Benefits of WEF Membership in New Video

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers its members indispensable educational resources and forms deep networks between water sector professionals. A new video showcases the benefits of being a WEF member. “Being a WEF member is important to me,” said Eleanor Allen, CEO of Water for People (Denver), in the video. “I feel like […]

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August 25, 2018

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Ask Congress To Support Grants for Water Research

Water Advocates Guide and Toolkit

The National Priorities Water Research program has advanced water science through applied research projects. This provides direct benefits to water sector utilities through more robust knowledge, tools, and models that can improve public health and lower costs for municipalities. While the U.S. Congress has supported the program during the past 5 years, continued funding is […]

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August 24, 2018

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WEF Podcasts Explore Water in Cities

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Hear insights from water-sector leaders with the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Manon Fisher, San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC) resource recovery specialist, explains the role biosolids have in […]

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August 23, 2018

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Water Reuse Showcased at Symposium

As water becomes scarcer, more communities are looking for ways to reuse water. Current trends, new innovations, and forecasts for water recycling will be covered at the 33rd annual WateReuse Symposium. The WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) hosts the event in cooperation with the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) to help advance policy, technology, innovation, and […]

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