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November 19 is World Toilet Day, the annual reminder about the importance of sanitation to health, communities, the environment, and the economy. While the day organized by the United Nations (UN) is an opportunity to celebrate how much the toilet has done for civilization, it also serves as a stark reminder that over 4 billion people live without access to safety managed sanitation.

Lynn Broaddus discusses World Toilet Day

Our latest technical publication, Odor Emissions and Control for Collection Systems and Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 25,...

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In recent years, PFAS has become a topic of public concern, particularly when found in water supplies. We...

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The Water Environment Federation is truly a global organization, with members in 78 countries, Member Associations and Corresponding...

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With the water sector deeply involved in the response to the coronavirus pandemic, WEF administered a second in a series of quick, informal polls concerning the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the sector. The focus of this poll was to gain some general insights into the effects on the supply chain.

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Water professionals on the front lines in the water and wastewater sector, especially those in maintenance and facility operations, may not have the option of working from home during shutdowns like those caused by the coronavirus outbreak. In addition, each member has technically specialized knowledge unique to their community systems.

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With the water sector protecting public health throughout the coronavirus pandemic, WEF administered a quick, informal poll to gain some insights into how this situation is effecting the water workforce. The results below were collected between March 23 and 28.

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During these challenging times, we want to be clear about what we know about coronavirus and water treatment. The obligations of the drinking water and wastewater treatment sector to the public and our workforce is not put on hold when new contaminants entering our systems come with unknowns. We follow the best science available and make decisions to protect public and occupational health.

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This World Water Day, WEF’s research community has its eyes turned to public health issues and the treatment...

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WEF is taking steps to help ensure the health and safety of our members, staff, and the community as well as seeking alternate avenues to provide the educational content and expertise you need. Watch video messages from WEF President Jackie Jarrell and WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe.

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Both of us frequently attend the WEF Residual and Biosolids Conference, and we’ve always found the attendees and...

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Of all our recurring industry events, the WEF Odors and Air Pollutants Specialty Conference is the event we...

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Utility managers Sam Paske and Jack Bebee make sure to attend the Utility Management Conference every year put...

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In December, we turned on a new website portal that collects most all WEF news content in a...

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