Tag Archives: Water’s Worth It

WEF Marketplace Is Open for Business

January 22, 2019

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Following the successful relaunch of the WATER’S WORTH IT® campaign in October 2018, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has launched a new online marketplace for campaign-branded merchandise. The WEF Marketplace offers a one-stop shop for WEF merchandise and products. Announced in December, it was designed to offer a customer-friendly and value-added service. As […]

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From the President: Why Do You Do What You Do?

December 20, 2018

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“What do you do for a living?” It’s a common question that comes up pretty quickly in a conversation with someone new. This is a great conversation starter because it is generally innocuous, unlike questions on, say, politics, or one’s favorite judge on “The Voice.” Getting to the heart of why we work for water […]

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WATER’S WORTH IT® Returns Bigger, Bolder, and Better

October 15, 2018

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During the WEFTEC® 2018 Opening General Session, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) relaunched WATER’S WORTH IT®. This popular, member-driven public awareness campaign has been updated to sport a clean, modern look and all-new resources. At WEFTEC, WEF also debuted a WATER’S WORTH IT public service announcement video to mark the relaunch. As the […]

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Watch the WEFTEC 2018 Opening General Session Live Online

September 25, 2018

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If you can’t attend WEFTEC 2018, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is offering a sample of the conference through an online livestream. Watch the Opening General Session as it occurs, Oct. 1 at 8:30 a.m. central time. Keynote speaker Kevin Brown, author of The Hero Effect, will share ideas, strategies, and principles for […]

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WEF Celebrates Spring with Community Service and Commuter Challenge

June 30, 2015

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Every spring in celebration of Earth Day and World Water Day, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF; Alexandria) staff volunteer environmental group, WEFEco, reaches out to the local community. This year, WEF participated in both an Earth Day event and the Commuter Challenge in Alexandria, Va. Reaching out to the community On April 25, staff volunteer […]

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Illinois Declares October WATER’S WORTH IT Month

November 12, 2013

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During WEFTEC® 2013, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced that October is WATER’S WORTH IT month in Illinois. Quinn spoke during the annual technical exhibition and conference’s Opening General Session. “Water is an essential and limited natural resource and Illinois is fortunate to have reliable access to clean water,” Quinn said in an Illinois Government News […]

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WEF Volunteers Educate a New Generation at 2013 National Scout Jamboree

August 27, 2013

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) volunteer at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, John Hughes from Infilco-Degremont Technologies (Richmond, Va.) explains the water resource map and shows two Scouts their hometown watersheds. WEF photo/Steve Harrison.

Thirty-eight Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members braved the summer heat to volunteer at the Boy Scouts of America (Washington, D.C.) 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The jamboree was held July 15 to 24 at its new permanent location, Summit Bechtel Reserve in Beckley, W.Va. In 2010, Carl E. Janson, a past member of the […]

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Walking the Talk for Water

June 20, 2013

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WEF staff spread water quality message through community service and outreach   Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff ventured outside the office to educate the public about and improve water quality in honor of Earth Day. Staff volunteered for the City of Alexandria’s 2013 Earth Day event and to clean up the Potomac River […]

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