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Dr. Patrick Dube, Technical Program Manager in the WEF Water Science and Engineering Center, talks about his reuse home brew, To Infinity and Blonde and the Pure Water Brew project.

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Megan Livak, Students and Young Professionals Manager for the Water Environment Federation, made two trips to Costa Rica last year with international development group Global Water Stewardship

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Tanja Rauch-Williams discusses the WEF ReNEW project. ReNEW is an effort by WEF to understand where we stand with resource recovery now and to call for action to improve technology and capabilities to recovery more resources from water.

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Utility managers Sam Paske and Jack Bebee make sure to attend the Utility Management Conference every year put...

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Two recent podcast episodes detail how WEF stormwater programs are contributing to greater awareness of the stormwater sector’s investment needs and helping to bolster its workforce

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Bri Nakmura and Autumn McNeill discuss WEF's Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water (InFLOW) progam.

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If you were asked to educate someone about the wastewater treatment process in just 30 seconds or less, what would you say? That is the challenge the Florida Water Environment Association is posing to the state’s high schoolers.

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In December, we turned on a new website portal that collects most all WEF news content in a...

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Dr. Adil Dhalla, Managing Director, START Centre, NTUitive, and Chief Operating Officer, NEWRI, NTU Singapore visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss membrane technologies and surrounding business practices.

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The challenges facing water are very well-known by those of us in the sector – aging infrastructure, limited...

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new feature-length documentary film titled Brave Blue World premiered in Los Angeles on December...

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What a year 2019 has been! Here’s a look at some of our favorite moments.

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A water quality-focused pilot program in Fairfax County, Va., aims to connect untapped local talent with paid opportunities in stormwater management. Through Operation Stream Shield, a partnership between the municipal government and local homeless shelters, people attempting to join the workforce help enhance the local environment with part-time jobs clearing away litter from waterways and removing invasive plants.

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According to the Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.), as much as 50% of the current water workforce in the U.S. will retire within the next 35 years. 2019-2020 WEF President Jackie Jarrell provides details on ways WEF is working to attract and retain new talent.

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Words on Water • Episode No. 114

Valerie Lucas is the Executive Director of the Clean Water Professionals of Kentucky & Tennessee. In this episode Valerie explains why the organization changed its name to better communicate with the public about the water sector’s work. She talks about collaborating with the Louisville water utilities and four breweries to create their version of Pure Water Brew called Next Round. Valerie also discusses how she has seen the role of women in water change during her career and why it is important to increase the number of women in the industry.

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