Tag Archives: Value of Water

Leaders Discuss Hot Topics in Words on Water Podcast

January 20, 2018

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Water leaders share perspectives on the sector in the Words on Water podcast series. Listen to online podcasts and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Episodes feature: Radhika Fox, CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance (Washington, D.C.) and director of the Value of Water Campaign, discusses the economic benefits […]

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Water Stewards at the Water Palooza

December 27, 2017

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) volunteers dedicated time to help educate students about water during the 5th-annual Water Palooza on Sept. 29. During the event, held as part of the WEF Community Service Project, students at Manierre Elementary School (Chicago) participated in a series of hands-on and demonstrative […]

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From the President: Spreading the Value-of-Water Message

October 17, 2017

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From the President Hartfelder Featured

It is an honor to serve the members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF, Alexandria, Va.) as the 2017-2018 president. This column reaches you after we all return home from an extremely busy week at WEFTEC 2017. WEFTEC, a program helping WEF achieve its mission As a member of the WEF Board of Trustees, I […]

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Participate in Imagine a Day Without Water 2017

September 17, 2017

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Imagine a Day Without Water Featured

The third-annual Imagine a Day Without Water will take place Oct. 12. Utilities and water organizations that participate will engage their communities in the state of water infrastructure and educate about the need for reinvestment. The Value of Water Campaign, a coalition of water sector organizations that is supported by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; […]

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Navigating Barriers and Finding Opportunities To Assist Low-Income Customers

August 27, 2017

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Navigating Pathways Featured

Water and wastewater rates are rising as utilities address aging water infrastructure in the U.S. To assist low-income households with these increasing costs, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined other water associations in releasing a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. The guide, “Navigating Legal […]

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From the President: Spreading the Word about WEF’s Vision and Finding Inspiration

August 17, 2017

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WEF President Rick Warner Featured

As president of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), it’s been an absolute privilege to travel throughout North America and across the world to represent WEF’s interests. This past year, I have had the honor of engaging our members and connecting with our strategic partner organizations. Developing a vision for the U.S. Most of WEF’s […]

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Niles, WEF Mascot, Becomes a National Phenomenon

July 31, 2017

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Anyone attending a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) event may have seen a tall, green mascot of the reptilian persuasion walking around. That’s Niles the Crocodile, the WEF mascot. Crowds flock to Niles to snag photos and the occasional hug or high-five. An interview with Niles WEF Highlights editor, Jennifer Fulcher, hosted an exclusive […]

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Value of Water Campaign Survey Finds Water Infrastructure Important to Americans

July 24, 2017

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Value of Water Infrastructure Survey Featured

The Value of Water Campaign has released results from a survey exploring voters’ opinions about the importance of funding water infrastructure. Researchers conducted 1000 telephone interviews with registered voters. Participants were asked to rank the importance of various issues that government leaders need to address and to rank specifically the importance of water infrastructure. Participants […]

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