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After several months of negotiations beyond the start of the 2020 fiscal year, late last week Congress reached...

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

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This bill would create grants and loan guarantees to for WRRFs to pay for the installation of power generation technology, such as biogas recovery and other innovative equipment. WEF worked with the Sen. Merkley’s office to create the bill.

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On Oct. 29, the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a mark up session...

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Romantic intrigue! Courtroom drama! Chlorinated water!

Novelist Elizabeth Camden’s latest trilogy has everything a WEF member might possibly want in a good book — including painstakingly researched details on some of the lesser known aspects of the history of New York City’s water system.

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On Oct. 9, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) would receive...

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Jake Burwell, a member of the TRA CReWSers from the Water Environment Association of Texas, came to the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about Operations Challenge.

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Kathy Schubert, NASA Glenn Research Center Senior Project Manager, visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about her work at NASA and the importance of water to space exploration.

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The Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association's Elevated Ops from Denver won Division 1 and the Water Environment Association of Texas’ South Mesquite Rangers from Mesquite placed first in Division 2.

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Dr. Bruce Logan of Penn State University visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about his presentation during the 2019 Master Lecturer session and the future of energy sustainability.

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced Dr. Ameet Pinto as the 2019 Paul L. Busch Award winner. With the $100,000 prize, Dr. Pinto will develop a modular platform for low-cost and real-time characterization of microbial communities across the engineered water cycle.

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Today's question: With so much to see and do at WEFTEC, what has been your specific focus and how do you manage your time?

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Rob Montenegro, Executive Vice President of Grundfos Pumps Corporation, visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss intelligent pumps and how the digital era has affected business.

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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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