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Operators Without Borders Makes a Lasting Difference in the Caribbean

January 29, 2019

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When Valerie Jenkinson heard about the devastation in the small Caribbean nation of Dominica after Hurricane Maria, she was not content to just make a donation. She started an organization that will make a much larger and lasting difference: Operators Without Borders. Jenkinson knows the Caribbean area well since she spends about 6 month every […]

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Water Leaders Share Insights in WEF Podcasts

January 26, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series presents insights from leaders in the water sector. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Marleah LaBelle, project manager with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (Anchorage), discusses challenges with […]

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WEF Staff Pitch In To Improve the Local Community and Environment

August 23, 2018

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff have been busy making a difference in the community and local environment. During the past several months, volunteers have helped pick up litter, recycle paper, and donate sandwiches to those in need. “Plogging” for litter WEF staff joined in a European trend called “plogging” that combines exercise with […]

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Deadline Approaches To Make Committee Leadership Council Nominations

June 30, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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Submit Nominations for WEF Leadership Positions

May 21, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) needs leaders who are dedicated to advancing the organization’s mission and vision. WEF envisions a community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment. To achieve this goal, WEF works to connect water professionals, enrich professional expertise, increase awareness of the impact and value of water, and […]

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WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program Returns

April 20, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will honor members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization by serving on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. WEF’s Committee Leadership Council and House of Delegates started the program in 2017 to recognize outstanding volunteers. As many as […]

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From the President: Thanks to Our Volunteers

February 8, 2018

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As 2018 begins, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is midway between the previous and the upcoming WEFTEC. WEF volunteers already are working on content for WEFTEC 2018, which will be held Sept. 30–Oct. 3 in New Orleans. Volunteers become the cornerstone of WEF Volunteers and staff will gather in Atlanta this month to […]

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Transforming Chicago – One WEFTEC at a Time

August 23, 2017

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Volunteer for the 10th WEF Community Service Project Leave a lasting mark on Chicago during WEFTEC® 2017. When registering, attendees can sign up for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Service Project to help build an outdoor learning space for students at Manierre Elementary School (Chicago). “Our mission is to not only make an […]

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