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Research centers focused on stormwater infrastructure will be established through federal funding after extensive support from the Water...

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Announced during a United Nations convention on climate change in November, two recent White House-authored reports detail new efforts to spur green infrastructure adoptio

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Watch as WEFTEC volunteers work to complete the WEF Community Service Project.

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50 years of U.S.-Canadian cooperation transforms Great Lakes, but much more work remains Justin Jacques Justin Jacques is...

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

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Every year, on the Saturday before WEFTEC, volunteers gather for the WEF Community Service Project. Help us continue this 14-year tradition and join us in New Orleans on Saturday, October 8.

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Watch as Palencia Mobley, Deputy Director and Chief Engineer of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD), and Carol Hufnagel, National Wet Weather Practice Leader for Tetra Tech, share their presentation from WEFTEC 2021 in Chicago.

They describe a project from the Detroit area that used green stormwater infrastructure both to reduce the amount of flow going to the combined sewer system and to help reduce surcharging that was resulting in basement backups.

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WEFTEC always seeks to build in as many sustainable practices and choices as possible into planning our event.

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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.

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Attend a series of green infrastructure-focused webcasts, April 25 – 29, featuring insights from a diverse collection of sustainability experts

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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.

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On Saturday, October 16, the WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee organized and completed the 13th Annual WEFTEC Community Service Project, Life Is Better By the Lake. The project took place at 12th Street Beach on Northerly Island in Chicago.

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Connect with colleagues, clients, and exhibitors during this conference-wide reception in the Exhibition. All registrants are invited to attend.

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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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The Global Center offers a space for learning about global water issues offering two days of programming including presentations and panel discussions of global interest with topics ranging from energy efficiency to global water stewardship.

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