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COMMENTARY: The Power of One and the Promise of Many

COMMENTARY: The Power of One and the Promise of Many

June 12, 2020 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Zeynep Erdal One and a half centuries ago, a rancher, naturalist, explorer, environmental philosopher, writer and conservationist named John Muir said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” Much more recently, the water industry began to focusRead More

Water sector collaborates on National Water Reuse Action Plan

Water sector collaborates on National Water Reuse Action Plan

March 2, 2020 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with federal partners, has released the National Water Reuse Action Plan: Collaborative Implementation, a collection of bold actions developed in collaboration with water sector organizations that will reshape the way communities around the nation manage water. The plan identifies 37 actions across 11Read More

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

Be Prepared: Risk Assessment and Emergency Response Planning Under AWIA

October 28, 2019 at 9:08 am 0 comments

America’s Water Infrastructure Act Brings New Emergency Response and Resilience Requirements By Will Williams & Ahmet Ozman Even those of us who were not Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts can recite the Scouting motto. “Be Prepared” originally meant to be watchful and ready for anything, which made Scouts invaluable for patrolRead More

National Water Policy Fly-In to host clean water executives, EPA officials at Water Week anchor event

National Water Policy Fly-In to host clean water executives, EPA officials at Water Week anchor event

March 11, 2019 at 9:02 am 0 comments

This week, water sector leaders from across the United States will join regulators, water advocacy groups and elected officials at the National Water Policy Fly-In, April 3-4, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The National Water Policy Fly-In serves as the anchor event for Water Week. Presented jointlyRead More

Water utilities lauded for ‘Utility of the Future Today’ achievements

Water utilities lauded for ‘Utility of the Future Today’ achievements

August 6, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The Utility of the Future Today initiative is recognizing 32 water utilities for transformational work in community 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 toRead More

OWASA receives President’s Award from Partnership for Safe Water 

OWASA receives President’s Award from Partnership for Safe Water 

January 29, 2018 at 11:13 am 0 comments

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in Carrboro, N.C., recently received the prestigious Presidents Award for Distribution System Operation from the Partnership for Safe Water. To date, OWASA is only the third utility in the United States to achieve this award. The OWASA is a public, non-profit agency thatRead More

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WE&RF, WaterTAP partnership aims to expand U.S-Canadian innovation  

November 13, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Two neighboring and leading water innovation organizations have begun a new partnership to support the uptake of promising new water technologies. Recently at the World Water-Tech North America Summit in Toronto, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) announced a new partnership with the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP) through theRead More

WE&RF, WRF agree to merge

WE&RF, WRF agree to merge

October 19, 2017 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

The Boards of Directors for the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and Water Research Foundation (WRF) have voted unanimously to integrate the two organizations into one research foundation. Bringing the two foundations together creates a stronger, broader, more interconnected research agenda that offers greater value to the water community.Read More

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

August 14, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

A Look at the Financial Advantages of the One Water Approach By Neil Grigg, Alexander Maas & Theresa Connor Integrated “one water” programs can help cities overcome barriers, extract greater returns from infrastructure investments and increase livability. As a big tent to house different activities, one water offers to facilitate aRead More

Brown and Caldwell, Water Research Foundation release ‘Blueprint for One Water’

Brown and Caldwell, Water Research Foundation release ‘Blueprint for One Water’

January 9, 2017 at 12:37 pm 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell and the Water Research Foundation have partnered to develop and release a “Blueprint for One Water,” a practical guide for agencies seeking to manage water resources holistically and sustainably. The blueprint features lessons learned from early One Water adopters, plus spotlights on how visionary leaders are successfullyRead More