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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

WEF releases statement on Hurricane Harvey

WEF releases statement on Hurricane Harvey

September 5, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Eileen O’Neill, executive director of the Water Environment Federation (WEF), has issued the following statement regarding Hurricane Harvey, which has devastated the greater Houston area and many parts of southern Texas over the past two weeks. “Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by Hurricane Harvey, including the water professionals respondingRead More

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

August 14, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Several water sector associations are recognizing 25 water utilities for their leadership 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 forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providing resilient value-added service to communities.Read More

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

To assist low-income households in the United States with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and wastewater rates in the United States are increasing sharply as utilities address aging waterRead More

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WEF, SWAN partner to promote smart water

July 10, 2017 at 8:40 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), agreeing to jointly promote the development of best industry practices for more efficient and sustainable smart water networks. The water sector continues to promote and embrace innovation, and smart water networks haveRead More

LIFT survey results on water technology trends now available

LIFT survey results on water technology trends now available

May 19, 2017 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

The initial results of a survey intended to identify the current and future trends for water technology implementation are now available in the form of a new interactive data visualization tool. Developed under the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) – a joint initiative between the Water Environment Federation (WEF) andRead More

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in any field tend to have specialRead More

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

February 6, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently announced the issuance of the first certifications under the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The NGICP is designed to verify that the inaugural group of 62 recipients have successfully demonstrated competency in the foundational knowledge, concepts and terminology required toRead More

WEF Announces 2016 Award Recipients

WEF Announces 2016 Award Recipients

August 22, 2016 at 11:29 am 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced the recipients of its 2016 WEF Awards. This prestigious water awards program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession, WEF, and its Member Associations. Recipients are nominated by their peers and recognized each year for aRead More

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

July 19, 2016 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), an in-development national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection and maintenance workers. The site, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program news and updates; access to valuableRead More

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