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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces that 49 high school students have been selected...

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Caitlin Feehin is the RiverRenew Program Manager and Allison Deines is a Senior Policy Analyst at Alexandria Renew Enterprises. In this episode Caitlin and Allison explain that the utility needed to continue construction during the coronavirus pandemic to meet a legal deadline for combine sewer system remediation. They discuss how AlexRenew used information from health authorities and other utilities to develop protocols to protect the health of employees and construction workers while allowing the project to continue. Caitlin and Allison also talk about the importance of messaging to the community during coronavirus, including explaining why and how construction is moving ahead.

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Cherry earned the prize, considered the global water sector’s most prestigious annual recognition, for international leadership on groundwater issues.

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This fourth installment of the Water Environment Federation's Coronavirus Roundtable Discussions brings you discussions with executive leaders from across the water sector examine how this pandemic is affecting operations, business, and people.

The guests for this discussion included Joone Lopez, General Manager, Moulton Niguel Water District; Kevin Shafer, Executive Director, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District; Sharon Peters, President, EMA; and Iver Skavdal, Executive General Manager, GHD.

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In Words on Water podcast episode no. 146 Ernst, WEF's senior director of publishing, and Cale, senior manager of publishing, discuss Access Water, a new online platform that organizes the information and technical content critical to the water sector into a single location. 

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On May 20, EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee that the...

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Lorna Ernst is the Senior Director of Publishing and Andi Cale is the Senior Manager of Publishing at the Water Environment Federation. In this episode Lorna and Andi discuss Access Water, a new platform that organizes the information and technical content critical to the water sector into a single location. They explain it provides approximately 20,000 pieces of content, including conference papers, magazine articles, technical reports, fact sheets, compilations, and books. Lorna and Andi say Access Water is designed to fit the range of the water sector’s needs, from academic institutions that want to provide convenient access to the latest research for students to water resource recovery facilities improving operations through innovation. Visit www.accesswater.org.

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On May 18, the EPA released a final rule that said about 500 industrial or federal facilities will...

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The application period is open for the Utility of the Future Today recognition program, which...

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Six WEF Stormwater Committee volunteers helped judge this year’s competition, which attracted entries from 50 student teams representing institutions in 20 U.S. states.

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Bob Dabkowski and Steve Myers are Applications Development Managers with Hach. In this episode Bob and Steve discuss the historic and current focus on nutrient management at wastewater facilities. They explain how regulations aiming to improve water quality in streams, rivers, and other water bodies are driving a trend toward more nutrient removal. Bob and Steve talk about ways to decrease costs and increase reliability in nutrient removal, as well as the opportunities presented by changing technology.

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On Wednesday, May 20, the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee will hold an EPA oversight hearing....

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The U.S. EPA is amplifying the water sector’s pleas to flush only toilet paper and dispose of all other items in garbage receptacles.

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On May 12th, the House unveiled a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, H.R. 6800, called the HEROES Act....

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