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How this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone survey led by the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium was blown off-course.

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New details are emerging about the 2020 WEF Student Design Competition (SDC), which will be the first virtual design competition in the event’s 18-year history.

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Look inside this preview publication to learn more about the WEFTEC Connect educational programming, Exhibitor Showcase, and networking opportunities that are being developed for this October.

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By cutting trees, digging canals, and building dams, beaver colonies shape their forest dwellings in ways that transform flooding patterns, the local food chain, and the structure and size of nearby waterways.

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On June 19, a federal judge in San Francisco denied a bid by a coalition of 18 Democratic...

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In recent months, several large airports have undertaken multimillion-dollar stormwater management projects with a range of benefits.

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Bob Dabkowski and Steve Myers are Applications Development Managers with Hach. In this episode Bob and Steve discuss the historic and current focus on nutrient management at wastewater facilities. They explain how regulations aiming to improve water quality in streams, rivers, and other water bodies are driving a trend toward more nutrient removal. Bob and Steve talk about ways to decrease costs and increase reliability in nutrient removal, as well as the opportunities presented by changing technology.

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The WEF Stormwater Institute (SWI) is updating its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) survey. Consisting of 26 questions, the 2020 MS4 Needs Assessment Survey will take the pulse of the U.S. stormwater sector in search of up-to-date information on permittee characteristics, obstacles, and opportunities.

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In a new study, an international research team highlights a gap in scientific knowledge about how stormwater might affect phytoplankton growth and the health of lakes and similar freshwater bodies.

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In 2019, we volunteered to be co-chairs of the steering committee for the National Stormwater Symposium and we...

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Julie Nahrgang talks about the misconceptions and reality of water and environmental management in Texas and how the size and geographic diversity of the state feeds into challenges and opportunities. 

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Understanding how to prepare for fieldwork, such as what to pack and ways to curb physical stress, is crucial whether you undertake fieldwork every day or only a few times in your career

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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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Dr. Adil Dhalla, Managing Director, START Centre, NTUitive, and Chief Operating Officer, NEWRI, NTU Singapore visited the WEFTEC Now Studio to discuss membrane technologies and surrounding business practices.

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