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After 3 days of pulse-pounding action, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) crowned the winners of Operations Challenge 2020 during an awards ceremony on October 8.

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Join us on a journey as we learn about and celebrate the significance of this award-winning program with WEF staff and project participants as our guide.

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Recognizing extraordinary efforts to protect local health and safety, detect and eliminate environmental hazards, and build support for stormwater management through extensive public outreach, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) Stormwater Institute recently announced winners of its 2020 National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards.

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On October 5, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the new America’s Water Sector Workforce Initiative. Wheeler shared this news during his live keynote address at WEFTEC Connect.

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On October 5, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced the new America’s Water Sector Workforce...

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In this special video edition of Words on Water, produced for WEFTEC Connect, Chandler Johnson, Chief Technology Officer of World Water Works, discusses increasingly stringent nutrient limits and how to achieve them.

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Earlier this month, the judges of the 2020 WEFTEC Connect Student Design Competition chose winners in two categories from among the 27 universities that participated. This year was the first fully virtual competition.

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 For the first time, the annual skills competition — adapted to a new, socially distant format — will be available live to public spectators anywhere in the world.

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In this episode of the Words on Water podcast, Onder Caliskaner explains the process and purpose of carbon re-direction at water resource recovery facilities and the current trends in the sector. He also talks about the practice and benefits of cellulose recovery from wastewater.

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The Water Environment Federation is truly a global organization, with members in 78 countries, Member Associations and Corresponding...

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The White House National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulation took effect on Sept. 14th. The rule, which...

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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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Chris Wilson is the Chief of Process Engineering and Research at Hampton Roads Sanitation District. In this episode Chris discusses how his utility is trying to understand how to treat certain contaminants like PFAS, develop effective tools for doing so, and determine which ones to apply for what end purpose. 

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In this Words on Water podcast, listen to Chris Wilson, Chief of Process Engineering and Research at Hampton Roads Sanitation District, share how his utility is addressing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). He also will moderate a WEFTEC Connect session discussing these issues.

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WEFTEC’s Innovation Showcase has become known as a “one-stop-shop” to learn about the water sectors latest technologies, trends, and transformations. Take a few minutes to learn about this year's contenders, watch their pitch videos, and choose your Top 8!

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