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The Water Environment Federation proudly (WEF) announces the 52 graduates of its Water Leadership Institute Class of 2020.

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In this special video edition of Words on Water, Rob Gledhill, President and CEO of Blue-White Industries, discusses how the company decided to learn how to make ventilators in case an emergency supply was needed during the coronavirus pandemic, how the project reflected the company’s culture of creativity, and more.

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Join WEF as we celebrate all this year’s award recipients at the WEF Awards and Presidential Ceremony and Celebration.

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As the world is facing clean water limitations and surface water scarcity due to population growth, climate change,...

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Bailey is the executive director of Greater Cincinnati Water Works, Hayman is the commissioner and CEO of the Philadelphia Water Department, and Parrott is CEO of Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District. In this episode they talk candidly about their experiences as Black Americans working in the water sector and reaching the level of utility executive, including sharing examples of discrimination and racism they encountered along the way. 

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

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With more than 500 presentations on WEFTEC Connect, BlueTech Research does the hard work for you! Review their deep analysis of the abstracts submitted for 2020 and learn about some of the trends over the past 5 years.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The forward-thinking initiatives of 65 water utilities are being recognized as they reimagine partnering and...

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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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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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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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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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Having diversity, equity, and inclusion in all levels of the workforce is vital to innovation and growth in...

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Rick Warner, a past president of the Water Environment Federation, discusses how during his tenure in WEF leadership he emphasized the concept of partnering for impact, which included the documentary film Brave Blue World as an outcome. 

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