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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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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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Tyler Butel, Technical Sales Engineer, and Chris Savino, Regional Sales Manager for AdEdge Water Technologies visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss the hot topic of the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) family of chemicals.

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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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As elite teams of water professionals wrap up their final practice sessions before convening at WEFTEC 2019 for the 32nd annual Operations Challenge competition, the stage is set for the most action-packed test of professional skills in the competition’s history.

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Find out who won awards for their clever and simple solutions to make their job easier and safer. Then, come hear their presentations on Wednesday.

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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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Competing at Operations Challenge is no easy feat. According to past challengers, competition preparation requires dedicated time for year-round training, administrative and budget planning, and cooperation and sportsmanship. As much as it takes, challengers agree: it’s well worth it.

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The TRA CReWSers from the Water Environment Association of Texas took Division 1 and  the Pooseidens also of the Water Environment Association of Texas won Division 2 in the 2018 Operations Challenge.

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Krista Rule Wigginton, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan, has received the 2018 Paul L. Busch Award.

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