Public Health

Today's water industry operates complex treatment, collection, and distribution systems to protect public and ecological health, and using the data that can be collected through smart water technologies gives us unforeseen value as utilities work to address complex public health issues.


The latest public health articles, videos, and other content from throughout the organization and across the water sector.

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Jump Right in to WEFTEC Live

WEFTEC® Live connects attendees with water expertise — in real-time and on demand

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The Global Center: Where the World of Water Meets

Located in the WEF Plaza – South Hall A – Level 3, the Global Center is the hub of global business programming, networking, and opportunities for WEFTEC attendees.

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Sewer3D™: Revolutionizing Sewer Infrastructure Management with Advanced 3D Modeling and Analysis

Sponsored WEFTEC Product Launch presentations and Q&A sessions bring a new level of detail and technical specifications to exhibition programming.

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Water Environment Federation Announces 2023 Award Honorees

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is proud to recognize the recipients of the 2023 WEF Awards. This year's awards showcase outstanding contributions to the ...

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Water Utilities Recognized as Industry and Community Leaders in Solving Water Challenges

The Utility of the Future Today program is pleased to recognize 47 water utilities that are benefiting their communities and inspiring the water sector through ...

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May 16

Odors & Air Pullutants 2023

Join us in Charlotte, NC., to experience a robust program highlighting continued advances in the ordors and air pollutants sector. Hear from professionals as they highlight new technologies, successful innovations, and current best practices.

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Public Communication and Outreach Community (PCOC)

This community develops and supports comprehensive education and outreach directed at WEF members and the general public.

PCOC is charged to develop/support education and outreach for WEF members, the public, media, and public policymakers to encourage informed decision-making on economic, environmental, public health, operating, and social policy issues associated with the water environment.

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