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WEF: Annual conference sets record for registration

WEF: Annual conference sets record for registration

October 29, 2018 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 91st annual technical exhibition and conference, WEFTEC 2018, drew the most registrants ever in New Orleans with 20,740 as the show lived up to its billing as the world’s largest annual water quality event. WEFTEC 2018 also featured 1,019 exhibitors using 299,850 net sq ftRead 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

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

Senate hearing avoids SRF WIN details, AMWA says

July 17, 2018 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

According to the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) in its Monday Morning Briefing for July 16, things got heated on Capitol Hill last week when supporters of the proposed SRF WIN Act clashed with committee members over the bill during a Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing. AccordingRead More

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

June 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced that Braden Milford has won the 2018 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the nation’s most prestigious youth competition for water-related research. Milford, a student at Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, Okla., developed a system using naturally occurring bacteria to remove heavyRead More

WEF to coordinate ‘water tech clusters’ network

WEF to coordinate ‘water tech clusters’ network

May 7, 2018 at 9:23 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is now coordinating a network of 18 water technology clusters, a program that was developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The water clusters are regional groupings of businesses, government, research institutions and other organizations focused on development of innovative technologies to provide clean andRead More

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

March 19, 2018 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

A first-of-its-kind event is challenging participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is hosted by the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint effort of the Water Environment Federation and theRead More

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

Water sector groups support bill to extend WIFIA

January 15, 2018 at 11:42 am 0 comments

In January, the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) endorsed House of Representatives legislation that would extend EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program through 2024. The groupsRead More

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

January 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water have announced that 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the program, more than 200 individuals haveRead More

WEF urges Congress to maintain funding for water programs

WEF urges Congress to maintain funding for water programs

December 4, 2017 at 9:56 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is urging Congress to continue federal investment in water infrastructure, geographic watershed and state grant programs, water systems security, and water research programs as it finalizes Fiscal Year 2018 spending bills. In a letter to Congress, WEF stated that support for these programs is essentialRead More

Businessmen coming to an agreement by shaking hands

WEF, BlueTech Research announce partnership

November 20, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is formalizing its relationship with technology market intelligence firm BlueTech Research, a step toward advancing research in the water sector. One of the objectives of the partnership is to increase the opportunities to innovate and host events. WEF and BlueTech will launch a visiting scientistRead More