Tag Archives: WEF’s Mission

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

October 17, 2017

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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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Submit Nominations for WEF Leadership Positions

May 12, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks nominations for the leadership positions of WEF vice president, WEF treasurer, and WEF Board of Trustees (two positions). WEF encourages members to advance the organization’s mission and vision by nominating for these positions members who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the water environment profession. As WEF’s […]

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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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WEF Strategies To Redefine Water Management Featured in Progress Report

July 30, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released the 2015–2016 WEF Progress Report. The report highlights key developments, accomplishments, and activities that demonstrate progress toward WEF’s mission to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for water sector […]

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From the President: Directions for the Future

June 27, 2016

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Paul Bowen, WEF President 2015–2016

When traveling for business or pleasure, we often start by asking these familiar questions: Where are we going? How are we going to get there? What are we going to do? Asking these questions also is important for any organization. For the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), finding the answers to these questions is […]

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Nominate Your Choice for WEF Leadership

March 26, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is seeking nominations for the positions of WEF Vice President and WEF Board of Trustees (two positions). WEF relies on dedicated and exceptional volunteers to carry its mission to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, […]

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From the President: Creating Our Future

January 20, 2016

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Paul Bowen, WEF President 2015–2016

One of my favorite questions to ask young professionals (YPs) is: Where do you want to be in 10 years? Often I receive a blank stare, but occasionally someone offers a clearly defined goal. Then I ask a follow-up question: How are you going to get there? Generally, individuals who’ve decided where they want to […]

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From the President: WEF Hits the Bullseye for Meeting 2015 Goals

August 25, 2015

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The annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) is just around the corner. WEFTEC® 2015, which will be held in Chicago, marks a new cycle for WEF and the organization’s leaders. At the event, I will complete my term as WEF president. In addition, Sandra Ralston, Charles Bott, Garry Macdonald, […]

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