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The U.S. Army Reserve has a new initiative to recruit water industry professionals to serve as Public Water and Sanitation Civil Affairs Officers. Lieutenant Colonel Dale Kooyenga talks about the positions in this initiative and how these vital professionals help the military missions.

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WEF celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act during WEFTEC 2022. Watch as our distinguished guests discuss the act's many achievements and emerging challenges.

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After all the scores were tallied, Elevated Ops from the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association earned the Division 1 Operations Challenge trophy. Check out the full story to see all the winners. 

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Water For People, a global nonprofit that helps people bring clean water and sanitation solutions to their communities for generations to come, is holding two fun — and fundraising — events alongside WEFTEC. Water For People is a WEF charity of choice.

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WEF InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water) is a program to enhance diversity and inclusion in the water workforce. Hear from scholar Alma Rocha about what the program means to her.

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This year Charles Bott will serve as the WEFTEC 2022 Master Lecturer and present the keynote speech, "Navigating the Entropy of Innovation." Charles discusses the innovation, treatment, and technology space in detail, how innovation takes risks and how to mitigate potential pitfalls.

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Each year WEFTEC features many special events to showcase the skills of students and young professionals. These events and programs both help them develop their careers as well as give everyone the opportunity to hear what’s important to tomorrow’s leaders.

Explore Opportunities to Interact with Students and Young Professionals

Lara Grotz, EIT, shares her experience visiting Water Week in person for the first time and as a new mother.

Hear about Grotz's Experience

March 22nd marks World Water Day and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), a UN-Water Partner is committed to engaging the water community in this public education effort.

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Matthew Pine, Senior Vice President & President, Applied Water Systems and Americas Commercial Team at Xylem, joined WEFTEC Live in 2021. He talks about the state of innovation in the water sector and the 10th anniversary of the Innovation Pavilion.

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On January 31, 2022, the White House released a comprehensive guidebook on the funding programs in the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as the bipartisan infrastructure package.

Download the Funding Guidebook

On Friday, November 5, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (H.R. 3684). This bill will provide nearly $1.2 trillion in funding for the nation’s infrastructure.

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After two days packed with five mettle-testing events, Controlled Chaos from the Water Environment Association of South Carolina were named the Division 1 Operations Challenge champions.

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Vincent Caillaud, Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Water Technologies, and Mike Gutshall, General Manager of Veolia Water Technologies Municipal and Light Industry Business, discussed their use of the term “ecological transformation” as well as water reuse and resilience.

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Connect with colleagues, clients, and exhibitors during this conference-wide reception in the Exhibition. All registrants are invited to attend.

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