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New research suggests citizen science could produce up to a third of the data-tracking work necessary to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2015.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va.— The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2020 WEF Awards recipients for individuals and organizations...

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Sign up for the Water For People World Water Classic 6/60k challenge to keep yourself active and help provide improved water and sanitation throughout the world.

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Developed by experts in the field, these presentations and events will provide access to the latest on funding and financing, flood management, green infrastructure, and more, in a format more convenient than ever before.

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In this episode, they discuss how WEF has responded to the calls for equity for black Americans and the work of WEF’s Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Nikita and Stephen talk about their experiences as Black Americans working in the water sector and how WEF can improve diversity and equity for its members and volunteers.

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Look inside this preview publication to learn more about the WEFTEC Connect educational programming, Exhibitor Showcase, and networking opportunities that are being developed for this October.

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Zoe Gotthold is the 2020 winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize. In this episode Zoe discusses her winning project, which involved developing prototypes of devices that promote oil flocculation at the surface and increase the efficacy of traditional oil spill remediation techniques. 

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In this episode Dr. Sanderson describes his academic and professional background, and explains his interest in serving as WEF’s Chief Medical Officer and how he will focus on the health and safety of the water workforce. 

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Dr. Sanderson, MD, MPH of Howard University, will guide and assist WEF in providing reliable medical information to wastewater utility managers and workers, as well as conduct research and serve as a spokesperson on medical issues for the sector. The CMO position was created in a collaboration between WEF and global water technology company Xylem, which has provided foundational funding.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces that Zoe Gotthold is the winner of the...

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Create a “storm in a glass” in about 10 minutes using common household materials to help teach children about precipitation and its effects.

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Submissions for the 2020 WEF Student Design Competition are due by June 5 at 8 p.m. eastern time. Further, the WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee, which hosts the competition, has made the choice to make the competition all virtual.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces that 49 high school students have been selected...

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Enter by July 17 to get the recognition your public or private utility deserves for being a forward-thinking, innovative water utility that provides resilient value-added service to communities, particularly with regard to community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.

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An update and expansion on “The Water Professional’s Guide to COVID-19.”

In an effort to keep the water community informed of coronavirus developments, this update highlights the latest scientific findings, as well as topics not previously addressed. The goal is to contextualize these new results and state the implications and significance from a water and wastewater collection and treatment, public health and water resource recovery facility worker perspective.

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