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Organizations Invited To Join the WEF Stormwater Institute

October 28, 2017

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Organizations now can become founding members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Stormwater Institute (SWI). SWI was launched at WEFTEC 2015 to focus on addressing runoff management to protect public health and the environment. The institute works with the stormwater sector to identify cross-cutting issues, convene experts to assist with developing solutions, provide […]

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WEF and NMSA Sign MOU to Support Stormwater

January 13, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the stormwater sector and to help advance effective stormwater programs for the protection of public health and the environment. WEF and WEF’s Stormwater Institute helped form NMSA, a nonprofit that works to support, […]

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WEF Announces a Framework for STEPP Initiative

September 17, 2016

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In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document that provides recommendations for potential program design components. The document, Framework for a National Testing and Evaluation Program Based Upon the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative (Project […]

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WEF and DC Water Launch National Green Infrastructure Certification Program

August 25, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and DC Water (Washington, D.C.) have launched the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) website. As part of the WEF Stormwater Institute, NGICP consists of a growing group of utility organizations from across the nation working to develop the program that will provide certification for green infrastructure (GI) […]

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WEF, DC Water Partner To Develop New Green Infrastructure Certification Program

March 1, 2016

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Program slated to grant certifications in 2017   DC Water (Washington, D.C.) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) on Feb. 8 announced they will create a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) to certify individuals who install, inspect, and maintain green infrastructure systems. “WEF and DC Water are providing the leadership for the […]

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Announcing the Winners of WEF’s First Annual MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards

December 12, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) announced the first winners of a new national municipal stormwater and green infrastructure awards program. Developed through a cooperative agreement between WEF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the program recognizes high-performing regulated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s). “Housed within the new WEF Stormwater Institute, the awards […]

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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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From the President: Gaining Insight, Influencing the Organization, and Setting a Course for the Future

October 29, 2015

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Paul Bowen, WEF President 2015–2016

About 6 months ago, I met with several Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) young professionals to talk about how the WEF president could help develop the future generation of water-sector leaders within our organization. During the discussion, they asked several thought-provoking questions that I want to share, along with my answers, to help WEF […]

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