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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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On August 17, WEF sent a letter to the the Chair and Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate...

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We may not be able to interact face-to-face this year, but that’s not stopping us from bringing you...

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WEF member Robert Pontau, Jr., writes about how the pandemic has changed his personal and professional thinking.

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New study describes how salt marshes can work alongside grey infrastructure to improve resilience against sea level rise.

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Erin Zaske is chief development officer for AQUALIS. In this episode Erin talks about how hurricanes, tropical storms, and other severe weather pose threats to stormwater assets of utilities and property owners.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va.— The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2020 WEF Awards recipients for published papers. The...

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as the 2020 WEF Fellows...

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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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Operations Challenge — the annual skills-based competition between teams of the world’s most elite wastewater professionals — will adapt to a fully virtual format for 2020. The competition will be available via WEFTEC Connect with competitors live streaming their performances.

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WEF congratulates its newest set of life members, who have achieved at least 35 years of WEF membership.

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Our latest technical publication, Peracetic Acid Disinfection: Implementation Considerations for Water Resource Recovery Facilities, aims to bridge the...

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A blue-ribbon panel of experts convened by the Water Environment Federation to evaluate safety of...

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Art Umble, chairman WEF's Blue-Ribbon Panel on Biological Hazards and Precautions for Wastewater Workers, discusses the panel’s conclusions that occupational risk of infection is low, standard wastewater treatment processes inactivate the virus, and additional research should be conducted to further increase understanding of hazards and protections for personnel. 

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A panel of wastewater and public health experts has determined that occupational risk of COVID-19 infection for wastewater workers is low. The panel also found that standard wastewater treatment processes inactivate the virus and additional research should be conducted to further increase understanding of hazards and protections for personnel.

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