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SDG Position Statement Affirms WEF’s Support for Working Beyond Borders

August 29, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.)  Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a new position statement in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Photo courtesy of the United Nations.

This summer, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new position statement in support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The move emphasizes WEF’s dedication to partnerships and activities that advance the SDGs and the broader water profession. It also recognizes water professionals’ critical value in achieving […]

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Water Environment Federation Honors Industrial Wastewater Management Research

August 23, 2019

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Each year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognizes outstanding contributions to the water profession with a number of awards. WEF recently announced 2019 winners of awards recognizing remarkable research papers. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Authors to be recognized for papers on refinery wastewater, reclaimed water and more The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2019 WEF Awards recipients for published papers. The WEF Published Papers Awards recognize WEF members for valuable research that has the potential for broad contribution to industrial wastewater management. “Research is vital to the […]

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Water Environment Federation Selects 2019 WEF Fellows For Contributions to Water Profession

August 20, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) announced 15 distinguished members as the 2019 class of WEF Fellows, a professional designation that demonstrates outstanding contributions to the water environment profession.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as the 2019 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in the water profession. “These outstanding individuals have made a profound impact on the global water environment, and we are proud to recognize and honor their efforts,” said WEF Executive […]

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Water Utilities Commended for Transformational Activities

August 15, 2019

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The forward-thinking initiatives of 43 water utilities are being recognized as they reimagine partnering and engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of water utilities that transform from the traditional wastewater treatment system to a resource recovery center and […]

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Water Environment Research Impact Factor Leaps Ahead by 50%

August 13, 2019

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Click here to read the latest issue of <i>Water Environment Research</i>.

Water Environment Research (WER) is among the world’s oldest monthly research journals catering specifically to water-sector professionals. But the journal, produced since 1928 by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), remains dynamic despite its age. In June, Clarivate Analytics (Philadelphia) released annual impact-factor ratings for more than 11,000 journals worldwide, including WER. A journal’s […]

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Water Environment Federation receives Power of A Award for NGICP workforce program

August 7, 2019

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Click here for more information about the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE; Washington, D.C.) Power of A awards.

National Green Infrastructure Certification Program lauded as ‘workforce development tool’  The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has earned a 2019 Power of A Summit Award for its National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), which certifies entry level workers to construct, inspect and maintain green infrastructure.   Given by the American Society of Association Executives, the Power of […]

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WEF Announces New Executive Director

June 7, 2019

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Marlowe Brings Association Leadership, Engineering Experience as New Executive Director of Water Environment Federation The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce the selection of Walter Marlowe, P.E., CAE as its new Executive Director. Marlowe brings extensive, high-level experience in association leadership and the areas of civil engineering, construction, certification, and science to the […]

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WEF Supports Bipartisan Bill to Extend NPDES

April 28, 2019

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On March 14, legislation (H.R. 1764) was introduced that would extend the maximum term for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits issued under the Clean Water Act from 5 to 10 years. U.S. Reps. John Garamendi (D–Calif.), Ken Calvert (R–Calif.), and Rob Woodall (R–Ga.) introduced the bipartisan bill to support local water infrastructure projects. […]

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