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Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the publication of its final rule on the definition of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS).

See the New 'WOTUS' Definition

WEFTEC Live welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox to share her viewpoints.

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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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Explore a fantastic lineup of speakers, events, and networking sessions throughout the Innovation Pavilion and the SDG Theater within the Drinking Water Pavilion at WEFTEC 2022.

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Check out this premier collection of WEFTEC Exhibitors and make plans to visit them online and at WEFTEC!

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Visit the WEFTEC Bookstore for book signings, expert demos, new books and training materials, and new merchandise.

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WEFTEC Live is returning in 2022 with more experts, interviews, and updates from throughout WEFTEC.

See What's Planned

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued new, more rigorous drinking water health advisories for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Two of these levels are drastically more stringent than previous levels and likely mean hundreds, if not thousands, of drinking water systems nationwide will be affected. The agency also announced up to $5 billion in grant funding to help communities prepare and deal with these contaminants. Here is what water sector utilities need to know.

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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

While some of the details and full descriptions are still being worked out, you can get a first look at what's in store for WEFTEC 2022 in New Orleans.

Explore the Program

WEFTEC 2022 in New Orleans is about six months away. The planning and work to get everything ready is moving ahead.

Learn how the Technical Program and Exhibition are developing and, then, tell us what you are looking forward to at WEFTEC 2022!

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On March 9, negotiators in the U.S. Congress agreed to a final fiscal year 22 (FY22) Omnibus Appropriations package that will fund the federal government through the remainder of this fiscal year, which ends on September 30, 2022.

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On March 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new memo outlining its strategy to equitably deliver clean water through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The memo underscores provisions to ensure that disadvantaged communities fully benefit from these historic investments in the water sector.

Learn More About EPA's Memo

By Unanimous Consent on March 2, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022.

This bill will strengthen the federal government’s networks again cyberattacksand require critical infrastructure owners and operators, such as water utilities, to report cyber incidents.

Learn More About S. 3600

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