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Seven of WEF's Young Professionals flew in from all over the country to represent their various states, network at the YP Luncheon, and meet with their respective Members of Congress at the National Water Policy Fly-In, held in conjunction with World Water Week. Carol Kinzer, of the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association, shares her experience.

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The YP Spotlight is intended to give our community a chance to get to know WEF and YP Leaders. For this issue, we introduce our new Student and YP Manager, Megan Livak! Please send an email to [email protected]g to recommend YP Leaders for future Spotlights.

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Steve Drangsholt, WEF Delegate of Brown and Caldwell, talks about his key takeaways from the WEF/AWWA Summit. Steve shares, "Being a YP in WEF has been a life changing experience that I don’t want to end. I have met some of my best friends going to YP functions and learned so much because my mentors have generously offered their time and wisdom."

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February 16, 2018 - Michael Quamme, PE blogs about the new Water Palooza Toolkit About Michael Quamme, PE...

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At the beginning of 2018, 30 young water and wastewater professionals from Northern Virginia gathered for the region’s first Young Professional Leadership Seminar. The seminar was hosted at AlexRenew’s flagship headquarters building, located in Alexandria, VA. The event featured Karen Pallansch, the CEO of AlexRenew Enterprises, and Jeanne Bennett-Bailey, AWWA Immediate Past President and retired Manager of Public Affairs at Fairfax Water.

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January 22, 2018 - WEF President Jenny Hartfelder blogs about WEF's promotion of funding and policies that advance...

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Jan. 5, 2018 — On Dec. 22, a federal judge blocked the District of Columbia's flushable wipes law...

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Dec. 22, 2017 — On Dec. 18, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed the final...

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In 2017, the Water Environment Federation reflected on the rich history of the organization and WEFTEC, its main event, with the #WEFTECat90 social media campaign

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December 11, 2017 - WEF's Patrick Dube blogs about Water Arabia 2017, where the focus was combating water...

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“In their review paper, Yang et al. discuss the current paradigm with respect to enhanced biological phosphorus removal...

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This Giving Tuesday provides an opportunity to support young people’s interest in water science and careers through the...

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is formalizing its relationship with technology market intelligence firm BlueTech Research, a step...

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is accepting applications for its 2018 Water Leadership Institute. The Water Leadership Institute...

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Travis Loop talks toilets in latest blog About Travis Loop Travis Loop is the Senior Director of Communications...

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