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WEF Representative Testifies to the U.S. Senate about Water Infrastructure

May 13, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) was invited to testify at the U.S. Senate hearing, The Federal Role in Keeping Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Affordable, held to examine the federal role in water and wastewater infrastructure. On April 7, Rudolph Chow, the director of the Balitmore City Department of Public Works, represented WEF, the […]

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Effective Utility Management Findings Released

May 6, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined seven other water sector organizations to release the effective utility management (EUM) report, Taking the Next Step: Findings of the Effective Utility Management Review Steering Group. WEF, the American Public Works Association (APWA; Washington, D.C.), the American Water Works Association (Denver), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies […]

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Prepare to Attend the National Water Policy Forum 2016

February 23, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites members to attend the National Water Policy Forum, Fly-In, and Expo, April 11–13. The event, hosted by WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) will be held in Washington, D.C. during […]

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New Guidance for Direct Potable Reuse Now Available

December 17, 2015

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In response to the many U.S. communities seeking new strategies to develop sustainable water supplies, water sector organizations developed the document, Framework for Direct Potable Reuse. The framework, which is available for free to download, will help state regulatory agencies and utilities develop guidelines for safely converting wastewater into municipal drinking water through the emerging […]

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Water Environment Federation Releases Future of Stormwater Report

November 13, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released a new comprehensive report that details the challenges, opportunities, and pathways to improving U.S. stormwater systems. At WEFTEC® 2015, the release of Rainfall to Results: The Future of Stormwater  coincided with the official launch of the WEF Stormwater Institute, a new center of excellence and innovation to […]

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WEF President Ed McCormick Discusses Energy Neutrality

September 9, 2015

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Ed McCormick, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president, participated in a roundtable discussion about achieving energy neutrality of with other wastewater and energy experts. The discussion was the third in a series produced by GE (Fairfield, Conn.) Water & Process Technologies for its Energy From Wastewater series. Other panelists included Art Umble, wastewater practice […]

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WEF, Other Organizations Pen Letter Opposing the Reopening of Farm Bill

July 22, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and more than 100 other organizations wrote a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representative subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration in opposition to reopening debate on the 2014 farm bill. The letter was written to […]

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WEF Files Comments on U.S. EPA’s Proposed Methods Update

July 3, 2015

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On May 20, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) filed comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Methods Update proposed rule. WEF’s comments centered on specific methods and provided specific recommendations to EPA’s proposals. In addition, WEF comments requested that EPA clarify a number of items where requirements seemed redundant or did not […]

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