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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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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new feature-length documentary film titled Brave Blue World premiered in Los Angeles on December...

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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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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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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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Daniel R. Simmons, U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy unveiled two new water prize opportunities.

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Forrest Robinson, President of Mission Communications, visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to talk about the company’s pioneering work on cellular SCADA for the water and wastewater sector during the past 20 years.

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Dan Dair, Vice President of Innovation for World Water Works Inc. (City, State), visited in the WEFTEC Now Studio at WEFTEC 2019 to discuss some of the latest trends in municipal wastewater treatment, the topic of intensification and the approaches and solutions facilities can use.

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Thank you to Aurora Motors for sponsoring WEFTEC Now.

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The Water Environment Federation is pleased to offer a self-reported certificate and ribbon to WEFTEC attendees who attend at least three technical sessions related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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Water professionals can attract support, funding, and engagement by understanding how to use public communications strategically. WEFTEC 2019 includes many sessions and workshops to help you make better use of this powerful tool.

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This episode of WEF’s Words on Water podcast provides a preview of the best content being presented at WEFTEC from the people who help develop the conference program.

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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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