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Tanja Rauch-Williams discusses the WEF ReNEW project. ReNEW is an effort by WEF to understand where we stand with resource recovery now and to call for action to improve technology and capabilities to recovery more resources from water.

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Daniel Simmons, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about how DOE and EERE intersect with the water sector and the Department of Energy's Water Desalination Hub funding selection.

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Dr. Adil Dhalla, Managing Director, START Centre, NTUitive, and Chief Operating Officer, NEWRI, NTU Singapore visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss membrane technologies and surrounding business practices.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new feature-length documentary film titled Brave Blue World premiered in Los Angeles on December...

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The challenges facing water are very well-known by those of us in the sector – aging infrastructure, limited...

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced Dr. Ameet Pinto as the 2019 Paul L. Busch Award winner. With the $100,000 prize, Dr. Pinto will develop a modular platform for low-cost and real-time characterization of microbial communities across the engineered water cycle.

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Daniel R. Simmons, U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy unveiled two new water prize opportunities.

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The WEFTEC Field Guide provides some of the day's new, lesser known, or otherwise noteworthy events. Check out what's happening on Monday, Sept. 23.

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For 2019, the official news source of WEFTEC has ditched the paper copies and added a full lineup of video interviews.

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WEF Chats offer a unique chance to connect with others who have similar interests.

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The Water Environment Federation is pleased to offer a self-reported certificate and ribbon to WEFTEC attendees who attend at least three technical sessions related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Pure Water Brewing Alliance Beer Garden returns for WEFTEC 2019.

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We listened to your suggestions and votes to name this new sustainable beer that will debut at WEFTEC 2019.

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As WEF's membership news source, WEF Highlights covers current Federation activities, Member Association news, and items of concern to the water quality field. WEF Highlights is your source for the most up-to-the-minute WEF news and member information.

WEF Highlights has been published online since 2012 with fully searchable archives. 

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The Words On Water podacst features conversations with people who work on water issues and discussions about the opportunities and challenges facing one of Earth’s most precious resources. Topics include infrastructure, innovation and technology, workforce, resource recovery, management, research, and public awareness, and more.

Words On Water has been produced since 2017 and all episodes are available in the archive.

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