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Stormwater research centers funded after WEF, NMSA support

Stormwater research centers funded after WEF, NMSA support

January 26, 2023 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

Research centers focused on stormwater infrastructure will be established through federal funding after extensive support from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA). Congress has provided $3 million in initial funding for the establishment of three to five Centers ofRead More

WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

WSSC treatment facilities get award for nutrient removal, performance

November 7, 2022 at 8:33 am 0 comments

Two prominent water industry organizations recently recognized five of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s (WSSC) water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs – formerly known as wastewater treatment plants) for outstanding performance.   The Water Environment Federation (WEF) awarded WSSC Water’s Seneca WRRF the Project Excellence Award. WEF’sRead More

WEF, EPA recognize communities for stormwater excellence

WEF, EPA recognize communities for stormwater excellence

October 31, 2022 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently honored 13 communities for what it called excellence in stormwater management, including exceeding permit requirements and sharing knowledge with the water sector. The municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) programs were selected as part of the National Municipal StormwaterRead More

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

Water, wastewater systems recognized by Utility of the Future Today program

October 5, 2022 at 6:15 am 0 comments

The forward-thinking initiatives of 34 water utilities are being recognized by the Water Environment Federation and other organizations as Utilities Of The Future Today as they reimagine partnerships and community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy and nutrients. The UtilityRead More

AMWA CEO: “Major public health crisis” averted as rail strike agreement reached

AMWA CEO: “Major public health crisis” averted as rail strike agreement reached

September 20, 2022 at 9:49 am 0 comments

The water utility sector is applauding a tentative agreement between railroad operators and their union representatives, which averted a work stoppage that would have halted chlorine shipments to water systems and put public health at risk. “This agreement has averted a major public health crisis,” Association ofRead More

WEF recognizes utilities for reducing nutrient loading to waterways

WEF recognizes utilities for reducing nutrient loading to waterways

May 26, 2022 at 8:30 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is recognizing 15 utilities for significantly reducing nutrient pollution, one of the leading problems for the health of waterways across the United States.  The utilities were selected through Nutrient Smart (NSmart), a collaboration between WEF and the U.S. Environmental ProtectionRead More

WEF seeks applications for Utility of the Future Today program

WEF seeks applications for Utility of the Future Today program

April 11, 2022 at 7:55 am 0 comments

The application period is open for the Utility of the Future Today recognition program, which seeks to honor water resource recovery facilities for community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. This year the application has been revised toRead More

WEF congratulates 2022 Stockholm Water Prize winner

WEF congratulates 2022 Stockholm Water Prize winner

April 4, 2022 at 7:37 am 0 comments

As a founding partner of the Stockholm Water Prize, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) congratulates 2022 winner Wilfried Brutsaert, who was selected for his groundbreaking work to quantify environmental evaporation, helping to make accurate predictions of the impact that climate change has on local rainfallRead More

Water sector groups urge action on new water workforce program

Water sector groups urge action on new water workforce program

January 17, 2022 at 8:38 am 0 comments

EPA should recognize all drinking water and wastewater systems as eligible recipients of funding under the agency’s new Water Workforce Infrastructure Development Grant Program, four water sector associations wrote in a letter earlier in January. The letter, which was signed by AWWA, NACWA, and WEF, inRead More

WEF, EPA launch NutrientSmart program

WEF, EPA launch NutrientSmart program

December 17, 2021 at 2:42 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF), in collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has launched the NutrientSmart (NSmart) program to help reduce nutrient loadings in waterways and recognize the water utilities that are leaders and innovators. NSmart will begin as a pilot program andRead More