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Kathy Schubert, NASA Glenn Research Center Senior Project Manager, visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about her work at NASA and the importance of water to space exploration.

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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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Walt Marlowe, Executive Director of the Water Environment Federation visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to share his impressions of his first WEFTEC as WEF’s Executive Director.

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Rob Gledhill, CEO and President of Blue-White Industries, visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about the latest digital trends the company has incorporated into its products and the ever-changing workforce of the digital era.

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Tyler Butel, Technical Sales Engineer, and Chris Savino, Regional Sales Manager for AdEdge Water Technologies visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss the hot topic of the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) family of chemicals.

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The 2019 WEFTEC Opening General Session highlighted its theme of ReGeneration Workforce with a discussion of what some might call "circles within circles."

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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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The WEFTEC Global Center is a place to facilitate the match between international trade delegates and American exhibitors and to share water sector knowledge across national boundaries.

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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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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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This expert panel will discuss how to better assess community and household affordability for water and wastewater rates.

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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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