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Don’t miss the featured event for this year’s virtual Water Week 2021 – the Water Week Policy Zoom-In, on Tuesday, April 27, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. ET (UTC-4). Hear directly from key U.S. EPA officials and members of Congress on important regulatory and legislative water policies. This event is free.

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🎧 LISTEN to WEF President-elect Jamie Eichenberger explain how, without significant funding increases for water infrastructure, there will be long-term harm to public health, environmental protection, social equity, and economic growth in communities..

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Calling all water sector professionals! WEF's call for nominations for Vice President and non-officer Trustees on the Board of Trustees is open now. We are seeking individuals who have an interest in serving WEF at a high strategic leadership level.

Nominations close June 4, 2021.

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Register today for the Odors and Air Pollutants Virtual Event 

Conference date: April 20 - 22

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Looking to improve skills in preparing technical presentations and delivering them to diverse audiences? Explore the “Who”, the “Why” and the “How” of effective presentation development and delivery for water professionals. Learn best practices and common pitfalls to avoid through interactive exercises centered on real-world topics.

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Registration is now open for #WEFStormwater. Register today for a chance to virtually experience innovative topics, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and informative sessions from forward-thinking leaders in stormwater.  

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WEF is now accepting applications for the seventh annual National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Submit your nomination today.

Nominations are due Monday, May 10, 2021.

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During this forum, industry experts will give a market outlook for renewable natural gas (RNG) and discuss commercial considerations for these projects. 

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We’re excited to announce that Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems, the highly-anticipated sequel in the Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals training series, is now available. This manual helps operators prepare for the first three levels of certification examinations.

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WEF has launched its CE Credit Archive to let you track your earned credits, access your continuing education documents anytime, and serve as an archive for state reporting.

The archive currently includes CE Credit records for WEFTECs 2016 through 2020 (WEFTEC Connect) and past WEF Education and Training events, beginning in 2017.

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Registration is now open for #WEFProcessEng. Register today for a chance to virtually experience innovative topics, peer-to-peer networking opportunities, and informative sessions from forward-thinking leaders in the water sector.  

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Watch WEF Chief Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Sanderson discuss the importance and safety of the coronavirus vaccine for water sector workers and find links to the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Conrtrol and Prevention Resources.

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

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Featured Event

Residuals and Biosolids 2021: A Virtual Event

  • The Water Environment Federation's Residuals and Biosolids Committee is pleased to announce the 2021 Residuals and Biosolids conference in Columbus, Ohio.