The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.


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WEF’s Stormwater Institute requests proposals for consultant services to support initiatives to explore innovative approaches and clean water technologies for resilient redevelopment in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and other mid-Atlantic areas.  Proposals must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. on May 17, 2019.  

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April 8, 2019 — Jessica Rozek, WEF’s operations program manager, blogs about biking to recognize operators on World Water Day.

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🎧 April 9, 2019 — In episode no. 85 Steven Drangsholt, Northwest infrastructure market sales leader for Brown and Caldwell and a member of the WEF House of Delegates, shares his view that mentorship is how different people bring you along in different ways at different times.

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

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The Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program returns for a fourth year to honor water resource recovery facilities, as well as celebrate the achievements of forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providing resilient value-added service to communities.

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Operators: Have you come up with a clever idea related to treatment, maintenance or safety?

The Operator Ingenuity Contest has discovered more than 40 award-winning fixes in the past 7 years. Your idea or invention could be among the winners this year!

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The new edition provides detailed, straightforward coverage of the assessment, management, and repair of pipeline infrastructure using trenchless technologies.

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Ready to advance your career in green infrastructure? The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program will prepare you for a successful career in the field. Find training events in your area.

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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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Find a Job. Fill a Position. WEF's Career Center makes it easy. To get started, visit the WEF Career Center today!

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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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Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium 2019

  • WEF will be hosting our inaugural Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this May. This symposium is crafted to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved with stormwater management and provide forums where leading issues in the sector are discussed.