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This year the WEFTEC Bookstore will host two authors to sign copies of their books. Visitors also can take advantage of expert demonstrations of Access Water, the Water Environment Federation’s technical content platform. On top of that, 16 new or updated water quality titles will be on display and available for purchase.

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We are excited to announce that WEFTEC will be held in person this October 16 to 20 in Chicago.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for water...

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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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Over the past few months, the coronavirus pandemic has underscored water professionals’ role as protectors of public health,...

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On Monday, May 11, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) sent a...

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In recent days, state and federal regulatory groups have made several temporary policy changes that recognize the water sector’s critical role in protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic.

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On March 27, U.S. EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, issued a letter to State Governors requesting that water and wastewater workers, as well as the manufacturers and suppliers who provide vital services and materials to the water sector, be considered essential workers and businesses by state authorities when enacting restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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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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The Stormwater Report is an online news source highlighting the latest in stormwater sector news. The newsletter covers advanced practices, local programs, and case studies as well as policy updates, grant opportunities, and financing options. The newsletter also spotlights cutting-edge research in addition to industry tools and reports.

This online news source began pubishing in 2011 and includes a full archive of all posts.

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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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The Words On Water podacst features conversations with people who work on water issues and discussions about the opportunities and challenges facing one of Earth’s most precious resources. Topics include infrastructure, innovation and technology, workforce, resource recovery, management, research, and public awareness, and more.

Words On Water has been produced since 2017 and all episodes are available in the archive.

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The TRA CReWSers from the Water Environment Association of Texas took Division 1 and  the Pooseidens also of the Water Environment Association of Texas won Division 2 in the 2018 Operations Challenge.

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See some of new, lesser known, or otherwise noteworthy events happening on Wednesday, Oct. 3.

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Be among the first to see Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I: Liquid Treatment.

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