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Now accepting submissions for Abstracts, Workshops, and Session Proposals. Submission Deadline: Dec. 10, 2018.

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Oct. 22, 2018 - Steve Spicer, editor in chief of WE&T Magazine, blogs about potable reuse and why it is a serious topic that deserves serious attention.

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Oct. 22, 2018 — In podcast no. 60 David Wachal, director of the Esri Global Water Practice, talks about the digital transformation of the water sector, including the rise of location intelligence and the creation of digital twins of water systems. He also discusses ways that utilities are using GIS data, such as to gain real-time insight into operations or to address affordability concerns.

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Now accepting submissions for Abstracts, Workshops, and Session Proposals. Submission Deadline: Nov. 12, 2018.

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Oct. 15, 2018: In podcast no. 59 Ghassan Korban, the new executive director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, discusses the work needed to improve water infrastructure in New Orleans, which he says includes reinvesting to create a system for the next 50 to 100 years, particularly to deal with flooding.

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Founded in 1943, the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association supports 1,500-plus members in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state. Known for their stellar conferences and strong member engagement, PNCWA continues to thrive. They are the 2018 Outstanding Member Association Award winner. 

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Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals is a cutting-edge training resource designed to educate current and future generations of water-quality professionals.

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Now accepting submissions for Abstracts, Workshops, and Session Proposals. Submission Deadline: Nov. 7, 2018

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The mission of YP Connections is to connect Students and Young Professionals through sharing information and experiences related to involvement in WEF and Member Associations, professional development and leadership opportunities.

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This Week in Washington is an online news portal from the Water Environment Federation that provides updates on the latest legislative and regulatory developments that affect the water and wastewater communities.

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