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From the President: Water Works

June 12, 2014

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Cordell Samuels, immeditate past president, and Ralston, walk with Operations Challenge team members to visit Capitol Hill during the 2014 National Policy Forum and Fly-In. WEF photo/Nick Bardis.

Water Works is a headline for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) water advocacy programs, the new catchphrase of the Value of Water Coalition, and a lesson from Infrastructure Week 2014. Like all good iconic themes, it conjures up multiple messages and meanings with just two words. WEF members are going to be hearing, […]

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Presenting a United Front for Water Infrastructure Funding

May 8, 2013

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The National Water Infrastructure Summit featured a panelist of industry leaders discussing the importance of water infrastructure. Panel speakers included, from left, Brian T. Pallasch, American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) managing director of government relations and infrastructure initiatives; Carter Strickland, New York City Department of Environmental Protection commissioner; George Hawkins, general manager of DC Water (Washington, D.C.); George R. Schink, managing director and principal of Navigant Economics; Harlan Kelly Jr., general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission; and Howard Neukrug, commissioner of the Philadelphia Water Department. Photo courtesy of Allison O’Brien.

Leaders gather at National Water Infrastructure Summit to discuss needs and benefits for funding   Water industry leaders spoke passionately about water and the need for water infrastructure funding during the National Water Infrastructure Summit, held April 16 in Washington, D.C. A unified message of expanding innovation, increasing cooperation across the water sector, and garnering […]

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Water for Jobs Water Infrastructure Summit Set for April 16

March 13, 2013

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The Water for Jobs partnership is hosting a free 2-hour media event featuring well-known speakers and experts that will bring national attention to the need to reinvest in U.S. water infrastructure. The Water Infrastructure Summit will take place April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rotunda Room of the Ronald Reagan Building and […]

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