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🎧 In this episode of Words of Water, Episode #230 listen to Tshoganetso Masunga, Data Analyst with Sarep, talking about her work in water and sanitation in Botswana and her fellowship at WEF, including what she learned, the WEFTEC experience, and what she will carry back to her work in Africa. 

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In 1987, WEF’s Task Force on Wastewater Biology met to discuss how to roll out a new manual, titled Wastewater Biology: The Microlife, at the 1988 WEF conference. Chairman Michael H. Gerardi requested volunteers to develop a preconference workshop on wastewater treatment microbiology. Thirty-five years later multiple sessions of this workshop still sell out every year at WEFTEC.

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WEFTEC attendees and exhibitors generously donated to help offset 5,903 tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by travel to and from New Orleans.

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WEFTEC Live welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox to share her viewpoints.

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Researchers in Germany use seismometers to provide earlier flood warnings in Europe’s increasingly flood-prone river valleys

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 🎧 In this podcast episode with Radhika Fox, Administrative Administrator for Water at EPA, discusses a variety of issues that EPA is working on including: infrastructure funding, water affordability, PFAS, and biosolids. This podcast is sponsored by Teledyne.

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Combining satellite imagery and machine learning, researchers compile first publicly available database of New York City green roof coverage

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🎧 Listen to this podcast with John Dyson of AquaAerobic, who discusses new approaches and solutions for utilities in addressing the challenges of wet weather, including the role of technology, meeting permit requirements, and what lies ahead.

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As an organization, WEF is dedicated to supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a focus on...

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To better understand and address the needs of the U.S. stormwater sector, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is...

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This month, Google launched FloodHub, a platform that combines machine learning and satellite imagery to predict riverine flooding in 20 countries.

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🎧 Listen to this new podcast episode #227, with Lt Col Dale Kooyenga.  In this episode, Lt Col Dale Kooyenga discusses a new initiative to recruit water professionals to serve in the Army Reserve, why water professionals are an excellent fit, and benefits of serving.

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The U.S. Army Reserve has a new initiative to recruit water industry professionals to serve as Public Water and Sanitation Civil Affairs Officers. Lieutenant Colonel Dale Kooyenga talks about the positions in this initiative and how these vital professionals help the military missions.

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🎧 Listen to this podcast interview with new WEF President Ifetayo Venner, who discusses her journey in water, from her time growing up in the Caribbean to her work for Arcadis. Ifetayo also talks about WEF’s direction under its new strategic plan.

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Get to know WEF President Ifetayo Venner in this WEFTEC Live interview!

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