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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

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

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

WE&RF study examines economic, business value of water reuse

WE&RF study examines economic, business value of water reuse

February 27, 2017 at 1:40 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) recently completed a study addressing industrial facilities’ struggles with pursuing the design, construction and operation of onsite industrial water reuse that also adheres to the strict financial payback requirements of the industry. A Framework for the Successful Implementation of On-site Industrial Water ReuseRead More

DOE greenlights wastewater bioenergy project

DOE greenlights wastewater bioenergy project

January 9, 2017 at 11:14 am 0 comments

A consortium led by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) has been selected by the Department of Energy for award negotiations to begin Phase 1 design and planning for a pilot plant to produce clean hydrocarbon fuels at a municipal wastewater treatment facility. The project will use breakthrough technologyRead More

Harnessing the Value of Plasmids in Wastewater

Harnessing the Value of Plasmids in Wastewater

November 28, 2016 at 9:25 am 0 comments

Plasmids present an under-utilized opportunity that could be valuable to society. Fundamentally, plasmids are small rings of intracellular DNA that encode the genes that facilitate their own transfer and function. Due to the variety and transferability of plasmid genes, they form the foundation for many molecular tools and methods thatRead More

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WE&RF Releases ‘Asset Management of Force Main Infrastructure’ Report

November 21, 2016 at 8:00 am 0 comments

The following is excerpted from the recently released report “Asset Management of Force Main Infrastructure” Synthesis Report published by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and IWA Publishing and written by Sunil K. Sinha, Bhaskar Dasari and Berk Uslu of Virginia Tech. For more information or to access theRead More

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