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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

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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

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