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From the President: The Power of Partnerships

June 21, 2017

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With tremendous input from Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members, the WEF Board of Trustees sets the organization’s strategic direction and ensures adequate resources are available to meet WEF’s critical objectives. But making measurable progress toward achieving WEF’s strategic goals can be challenging. Often, the real action occurs at the local level through the […]

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Investing in Water Infrastructure Generates $220 Billion in Economic Activity

May 26, 2017

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Investing in water infrastructure would create numerous jobs and gains for the economy, according to a new report. The Value of Water Campaign commissioned the report, “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure,” to better understand how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affect economic growth and employment. Maintaining reliable clean water services in the […]

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Communicating the Value of Water

May 22, 2017

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A new suite of public outreach materials helps communicate the value of water and wastewater services and the need for infrastructure investment. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) partnered with the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver) to develop these materials, which are available to free-of-charge. The materials include a series of five “The United […]

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From the President: Looking Back with Gratitude, Looking Forward with Confidence

April 18, 2017

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When we gather in Chicago to attend WEFTEC® 2017, it will mark the 90th year the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has hosted this annual conference. This is a good reminder that the federation and its members already had been working to restore U.S. waterways and protect public health for more than 45 years […]

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Join the Value of Water Campaign’s 2017 Imagine a Day Without Water

January 30, 2017

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On Oct. 12, the Value of Water Campaign will host its third annual Imagine a Day Without Water event. The day of action raises awareness and educates about the value of water. For the 2016 day of action, nearly 500 organizations — including the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) — joined in communicating the importance of […]

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My Water Legacy: Christen Wood Spreads the Love of Water

January 25, 2017

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Christen Wood started a new trend in her family: an intense love of everything water. And she has been shouting from the proverbial mountain tops —  also known as social media — about the importance of wastewater treatment, value of clean water, and significance of working in the water sector. Wood, unit process manager at […]

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Value of Water Campaign Represents New Name with Action

December 27, 2016

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The Value of Water Coalition officially changed its name to the Value of Water Campaign. The change, made with the support and approval of coalition partners, demonstrates that the initiative is spearheaded and supported by a variety of leading water sector organizations including the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). The new name also clarifies […]

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‘What Not To Flush’ Messaging Hits the Streets of California

October 6, 2016

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The Dublin (Calif.) San Ramon Services District’s public education messaging has gone mobile. To spread its messages about items not to be flushed down toilets and the value of water, the district has equipped their vehicles with educational signs. The district’s “What Not To Flush” program asks customers to never flush wipes, diapers, or feminine […]

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