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In her latest video update, 2019-2020 WEF President Jackie Jarrell discusses efforts to advocate for sound policies around such hot-topic issues as resource recovery and PFAS regulation.

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Individuals who have been a member of WEF and one or more WEF Member Association for 35 or more consecutive years, and are at age 65 or older, are eligible to apply for WEF Life Membership. Join us in celebrating our latest class of WEF Life Members.

 

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Following months of team preparation, practice, and anticipation, WEFTEC’s 2019 Operations Challenge culminated this afternoon following 2 days of spirited competition.

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The Water Leadership Institute Class of 2019, the eighth class of the Institute, includes 54 water professionals representing 28 states, Canada, El Salvador, and the Cayman Islands. The graduates join 237 alumni of the program.

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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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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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The project volunteers installed permeable pavers, a rain garden, and other green infrastructure elements.

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On Sunday, we asked some of you about your first impressions of WEFTEC 2019 and what you were most looking forward to this week.

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The annual WEFTEC Scavenger Hunt takes place Monday through Wednesday. The hunt has great prizes and is open to everyone.

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For 2019, the official news source of WEFTEC has ditched the paper copies and added a full lineup of video interviews.

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WEF Plaza is where to get  answers to your WEF membership questions, access a global network of water professionals, pick up free WEF magazines and technical journals, browse the WEF Bookstore, more.

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The Stormwater Report is an online news source highlighting the latest in stormwater sector news. The newsletter covers advanced practices, local programs, and case studies as well as policy updates, grant opportunities, and financing options. The newsletter also spotlights cutting-edge research in addition to industry tools and reports.

This online news source began pubishing in 2011 and includes a full archive of all posts.

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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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If you’re passionate about water and building a strong, diverse and inclusive water workforce of the future, you need to be at WEFTEC 2019, especially the Opening General Session.

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