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WEF Video Receives Two Gold Awards

July 29, 2018

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2017 WEF Video Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) video, Invest in the Future: Work in Water, has received two separate gold awards. The double-award-winning video was produced by WEF staff members Lori Harrison and Jon Harrison for the WEFTEC® 2017 Opening General Session. It showcases the essential services that the water sector workforce performs and encourages […]

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Share Community Service Stories as Part of the #MyWaterLegacy Challenge

July 24, 2018

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MyWaterLegacy Challenge Featured

The third phase of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) #MyWaterLegacy challenge began July 1. During the next 3 months, WEF invites water sector professionals to share stories about their efforts to protect and preserve water resources in local communities. Share your acts of community service on social media. Whether it’s building and installing […]

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Azevedo Water Legacy Born from a 10-Minute Conversation

June 26, 2018

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My Water Legacy - Azevedo Family Featured

In high school, many students can become overwhelmed with career options and second-guess their choices. Not Vernon Azevedo. In 1970, as a senior at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky., Vernon found answers to those big life questions in less than 10 minutes. During a meeting with his guidance counselor, Mrs. Markley, Vernon admitted that […]

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Guthrie’s Third-Generation Water and Wastewater Equipment Business Succeeds the Old-Fashioned Way

May 29, 2018

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MyWaterLegacy - Guthrie Featured

A sale starts with a knock on the door and a firm handshake. This was the guiding business philosophy in 1946 when J.T. and Tom Guthrie launched J.T. Guthrie and Son, a water and wastewater treatment equipment business in Brentwood, Tenn. At that time, growing a successful father-son business took considerable dedication, equipment knowledge, and […]

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Become a Water Advocate for WEF’s #MyWaterLegacy Challenge

May 26, 2018

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MyWaterLegacy Challenge Featured

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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Water Careers Go Back Four Generations in Chesebrough Family

April 18, 2018

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MyWaterLegacy Chesebrough Featured

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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Take Part in the #MyWaterLegacy Challenge

March 22, 2018

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MyWaterLegacy Challenge

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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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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