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Registration is now open for the 2020 WEF Odors and Air Pollutants Conference. Join environmental professionals this March in Ohio to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices on the management of odors and air pollutants.

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Call for Applications Now Open.

High-level utility managers of U.S. water or wastewater utilities are invited to apply for a Singapore International Water Week scholarship.

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The National Stormwater Symposium 2020 is crafted to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved with stormwater management and provide forums where leading issues in the sector are discussed. Register by Feb. 7 to save.

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Registration for the 2020 WEF/AWWA YP Summit is now open! Join like-minded young professionals for another year of professional development, networking and thought provoking discussions.

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Watch a quick video to learn how you can get involved with WEF’s Student and Young Professional programs through unique opportunities that fit your career and professional goals.

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Water Leadership Institute participants engage in management training and leadership development through a blended learning approach that includes the examination of complex challenges facing the water and wastewater industries. Application deadline: Jan. 9.

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🎧 In Words on Water podcast episode no. 110, new WEF Board of Trustees President Jackie Jarrell talks about the value of WEF membership, including how networking and educational opportunities fueled her professional growth. She adds that expanding the water workforce, increasing diversity and inclusion, and gaining attention for operators are among her priorities for WEF during the upcoming year.

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Newly-revamped is a valuable resource for job seekers, students and veterans interested in pursuing or advancing careers in the water sector.

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The WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2020 allows attendees to connect with fellow water and wastewater managers and professionals to learn the latest approaches, practices, processes, and research in all aspects of utility management. Register by January 17 for the Super Saver rate.

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 The forward-thinking initiatives of 43 water utilities are being recognized as they reimagine partnering and engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.

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Earn your Green Infrastructure Practitioner (GIP) Certification through the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program. Find a training event in your area.

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Download a complimentary copy of Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals, Chapters 1-10 Fact Sheets are now available in Spanish!


Descarga una copia gratuita de Fundamentos del tratamiento de aguas residuales. Las fichas técnicas de los capítulos 1-10 ya están disponibles en español.

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New FREE campaign resources have been added to the online toolkit! Fact sheets, ads, and social media graphics are now available in Spanish and French along with new Teacher Resources for the Why Water’s Worth It children’s book. Spread the word. WATER’S WORTH IT! 

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The Stormwater Currency is a collaboration of experts from American Rivers, Corona Environmental Consulting and WEF. Our team is dedicated to helping local leaders advance green infrastructure solutions through market-based incentives and other approaches that leverage the multiple benefits green infrastructure provides.

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Linking Member Associations with Important Federal Policies and Local Trends

  • This webinar, presented by the WEF Government Affairs Department and the Government Affairs Committee Member Association Subcommittee, will provide an update on legislative and regulatory issues in Washington.