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Water Environment Federation (WEF) experts have reacted swiftly to concerns about monkeypox and compiled critical information for water sector workers and leaders. Get this fact sheet now.

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Hear from Scott Taylor, chair of WEF's Stormwater Institute, as he discusses the request that Congress establish a permanent program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to control stormwater pollution at the source, which would be more effective and affordable.

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By bringing huge amounts of sand from deeper waters to the shoreline, new research suggests extreme storms could enhance coastal climate change resilience.

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Innovation in air flotation leads to solid alternative to a legacy process.

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Lara Grotz, EIT, shares her experience visiting Water Week in person for the first time and as a new mother.

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WEFTEC always seeks to build in as many sustainable practices and choices as possible into planning our event.

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Recent studies promise more reliable forecasting for desert monsoons and mountainside flood hazards.

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🎧 In this episode of Words of Water episode #217, Jane Madden, Senior Vice President of CDM Smith, talks about various aspects of #PFAS including ways to manage the chemicals at #water facilities, their presence in #biosolids, and gaps in #research that need to be filled.

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U.S. EPA recognizes this year’s winners in annual green infrastructure competition for university students.

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is recognizing 15 utilities for significantly reducing nutrient pollution, one of the leading problems for the health of waterways across the U.S. The utilities were selected through Nutrient Smart (NSmart), a collaboration between WEF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to recognize utilities that have demonstrated nitrogen or phosphorus reductions and developed robust community outreach programs.

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While many states are looking at ways to manage PFAS while awaiting a risk assessment from the U.S....

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Todd Williams from Jacobs Engineering at provided this presentation on PFAS in biosolids via WEFTEC Online in 2021.

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Anna Mehrotra, Director of the Wastewater Surveillance Program at WEF, and Carley Truyens in this episode explain how WEF is inviting applications from small utilities interested in receiving free automatic wastewater samplers to help expand participation in wastewater surveillance programs. The use of autosamplers is also discussed with Aaron Anson of Hach and Kaushal Trivedi of Teledyne ISCO, who were selected through a competitive Request for Proposal process to supply autosamplers as part of this program.

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Andy Kricun is Managing Director at Moonshot Missions and a Senior Fellow at the U.S. Water Alliance. In this episode, Andy discusses a compendium of 21 case studies on how water utilities improved workforces through educational programs and internships, recruitment practices, employee optimization, and transfer of institutional knowledge. 

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More than 3 million handwritten, historical measurements of U.K. rainfall have entered official meteorological records thanks to a massive citizen science project.

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