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Working to cultivate a sustainable water sector workforce. Now accepting applications for scholarship awards up to $5,000.

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Building pathways to the water sector. Submit an application for the opportunity to receive $25,000 toward your graduate studies.

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

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You can save an additional $100 off of the full access rate when you register before Friday, March 5.    

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

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Plan to join us for the Innovations in Process Engineering 2021 Virtual Event in June. 

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This conference will be an interactive online experience that will include innovative topics, virtual 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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Congress will provide $638 million towards a new program that will help low-income families cover the costs of their drinking water and wastewater utility bills.  This program will provide grants to states and tribes, who in turn will provide funds to owners or operators of public water systems or treatment works to reduce arrearages and rates to low-income households.  

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As the world responds to #coronavirus, WEF members and staff are providing water sector professionals with the latest information about the virus and how to protect the workforce and public health.

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Collection Systems Virtual Event 2021

  • WEF’s Collection Systems 2021 Conference will be a fully virtual event. Plan to join us virtually for a great experience that will include innovative topics, virtual peer to peer networking opportunities, and informative sessions from forward-thinking leaders experienced with equipment and technology that continue to improve efforts in providing high quality collection systems infrastructure throughout the county.