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New research suggests citizen science could produce up to a third of the data-tracking work necessary to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2015.

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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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In recent days, state and federal regulatory groups have made several temporary policy changes that recognize the water sector’s critical role in protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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At WEFTEC 2019, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water Dennis Lee Forsgren Jr., announced a new effort to help American utilities surmount the looming water-sector skills shortage expected in coming years.

EPA plans to release a draft of America’s Water Workforce Initiative for public comment by the end of this winter, Forsgren told the audience during Technical Session No. 200: Water Policy Update. A final plan for the program is due in spring.

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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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