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I watched in horror as the insurrection unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on January 6th, 2021. Wrapped into that worry was my overwhelming concern for everything that WEF and its members value. In case the connection between domestic terrorism and clean water and affordable services is not immediately obvious, let me explain.

Hear the connection between clean water and democracy

Program provides individualized feedback on draft MS4 permits for stormwater agencies.

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Water experts from Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands describe their approaches to universal sector issues.

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On January 12, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) signed a Federal Register notice finalizing the 2021...

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Scientists from University of California, San Diego, to adapt Earth-bound soil experiments to the International Space Station.

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Researchers believe a previously unknown chemical related to preservatives in rubber tires is responsible for mass salmon deaths after rainfall.

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In this episode Steve Dye, Legislative Affairs Director at WEF, discusses how the recent coronavirus relief package passed by Congress impacts the water sector, including the $638 million it provides for a new program that will help low-income families cover the costs of their drinking water and wastewater utility bills, as well as $25 billion in rental assistance that can also be used to help offset utility payments.

 

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This year brought unprecedented challenges and change, but despite it all, WEF remained focused on meeting the needs...

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On Dec. 22, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the Lead and Copper Revised Rule (LCRR), the...

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On Dec. 20th, Congressional leaders announced an agreement on a roughly $900 billion coronavirus relief and economic aid...

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Hampton, Virginia becomes third U.S. community to finance stormwater infrastructure with an environmental impact bond

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President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate Michael Regan to lead the EPA, putting a North Carolina environmental...

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Upcoming Webinar: What to expect in the Biden Administration and the 117th Congress About This Week in...

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Unfortunately, this agreed upon version dropped all of the wastewater, drinking water and stormwater provisions. It's a...

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The Water Sector Coordinating Council (WSSC) is urging U.S. water and wastewater utilities to coordinate with state and local health departments to ensure they are included in distribution plans for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Read the open letter from WSSC