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This episode of WEF’s Words on Water podcast provides a preview of the best content being presented at WEFTEC from the people who help develop the conference program.

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Find out who won awards for their clever and simple solutions to make their job easier and safer. Then, come hear their presentations on Wednesday.

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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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Reach and engage water quality professionals daily with WEF Smartbrief.

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The WEFTEC Horizon Scan presents a global, forward-looking analysis on the future of the water sector validated with real-world data.

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Have a clever fix to share? Draft up a few sentences, snap a picture, and enter to win by June 7, 2019.

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WEFTEC 2018 Master Lecturer Art K. Umble shared his perspective on The Emerging Circular Economy – Can We Make a Relevant Contribution?

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – With 20,740 registrants, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 91st annual technical exhibition and conference drew...

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This year 22 schools representing 20 Member Associations and 3 countries competed in the WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee Student Design Competition. 

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Krista Rule Wigginton, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, has received the 2018 Paul L. Busch Award.

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The team from the Great Lakes Water Authority in Detroit earned the $25,000 first prize in the WEF WEF LIFT Intelligent Water Systems (IWS) Challenge.

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See some of new, lesser known, or otherwise noteworthy events happening on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Thank you to Aurora Motors for being the inaugural sponsor of WEFTEC Now.

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The Manufacturers' Innovative Technology Forum will feature five game-changing technologies just entering the market.

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