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YH2O Youth Mentorship Program Provides Fresh Talent to Baltimore’s Water Workforce

March 6, 2020

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The YH2O Youth Mentorship Program recently won the 2019 City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge hosted by Amazon Web Services (Seattle, Wash.). Winning the challenge, which recognizes new ideas that capitalize on cloud computing to improve lives, will enable the program to add new training courses teaching information technology applications for the water sector. Image courtesy of Baltimore Mayor’s Office of Employment Development

Since launching in 2015, an innovative apprenticeship program developed by the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) and the Baltimore Department of Public Works (DPW) has equipped nearly 100 young adults with the skills they need to become successful water professionals. Baltimore’s YH2O Youth Mentorship Program is an intensive, 6-month course for high-school educated Baltimore residents […]

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Podcasts Share Insight into Water Topics from U.S. to Saudi Arabia to Australia

April 21, 2019

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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: Mohammad Abdulatif, superintendent of the water operations division at Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) and […]

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Leaders Share Water Sector Insights in WEF Podcasts

March 23, 2019

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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: Mark Schleifstein, environmental reporter for The Times-Picayune (New Orleans), discusses several issues he has covered […]

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Leaders Discuss Everything from Reuse to Communication to Financing in WEF Podcasts

February 24, 2019

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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: Gilbert Trejo, chief technical officer for El Paso (Texas) Water, discusses the utility’s direct potable […]

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Water Leaders Share Insights in WEF Podcasts

January 26, 2019

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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: Marleah LaBelle, project manager with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (Anchorage), discusses challenges with […]

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Water Leaders Discuss Sector Trends and Emerging Issues in WEF Podcasts

December 28, 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: Chris Mahoney, vice president of capital markets for Andritz Separation Technologies (Graz, Austria), shares his […]

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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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WEF Podcasts Examine Community Water Issues and Operator Resources

September 22, 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: Kishia Powell, commissioner of the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management, talks about the […]

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