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WEF Advances Green Infrastructure Through Stormwater Currency

March 28, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Stormwater Institute joins other stormwater experts in implementing Stormwater Currency, a program that advances green infrastructure through market-based incentives. Municipalities need a sustainable source of funding to implement individual projects or comprehensive programs to successfully manage stormwater challenges. Stormwater Currency supports the development of sustainable funding programs that […]

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Attend the Inaugural Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium

March 26, 2019

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Join leaders in stormwater and green infrastructure management at the inaugural Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) hosts this event to bring thought-leaders together, sharing information and deepening their technical knowledge in the field. The symposium offers an opening general session, 15 interactive sessions, 3 workshops, and other networking […]

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WEF-Backed Provisions Incorporated Into 2019 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

March 24, 2019

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The omnibus appropriations bill, which sets a budget for government programs for the 2019 fiscal year, passed through U.S. Congress and was signed into law by President Donald Trump. The package includes appropriations for the U.S. Department of Interior and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) supported many […]

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Angela Lee Testifies on the Importance of Water Services Before U.S. Congress

March 19, 2019

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On Feb. 7, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member Angela Lee sat before members of the U.S. Congress to discuss the water sector’s need for infrastructure funding programs. The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure invited representatives from various industries to attend the hearing, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing […]

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EPA Invites 39 Projects To Apply for WIFIA Loans

January 24, 2019

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting 39 projects to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Selected borrowers, located in 16 states and Washington, D.C., will receive WIFIA loans totaling approximately $5 billion, according to an EPA news release. “This year, EPA will help finance over $10 billion in water […]

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WEF Joins 90 Organizations in Asking Congress To Fund Water Infrastructure

January 21, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined 90 other organizations in sending a letter to Congress urging the adequate funding of water infrastructure. The coalition of national, state, and local organizations asked members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to include funding for drinking water, wastewater, water reuse, and stormwater infrastructure […]

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Ask Congress To Support Funding for Water Research Program

December 30, 2018

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The National Priorities Water Research (NPWR) program has helped advance water science research through applied, extramural research projects. But more funding is needed. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Water Advocates Program asks water sector professionals to garner support for NPWR from their members of Congress. The program directly benefits water sector utilities through […]

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Big Data, Affordability, Industry Innovations, and WEFTEC Explored in WEF Podcasts

October 26, 2018

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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: Kevin Marsh, vice president of sales and marketing for FlowWorks (Seattle), discusses how big data […]

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