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A new model maps the world’s biggest contributors of excess nitrogen into oceans and highlights how stormwater professionals can help address the problem.

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Satellite-enabled resource helps planner visualize nearly 40 years of flooding across more than 170 countries.

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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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Since 2012, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) has partnered with BlueTech Research (Cork, Ireland) and Imagine H2O (San Francisco) to spotlight some of the water sector’s most promising innovators. Through this partnership, WEFTEC has become the epicenter of a unique platform for entrepreneurs, investors, customers, and regulators to highlight and access the newest technologies driving the water sector forward.

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Technology Spotlights (formerly called Mobile Sessions) bring potential customers and partners right to your booth. Participants are in search of the next big product, service, or technology to revolutionize the way they work.

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Economical modifications help attain better biological phosphorus removal

Download this excerpted article from June 2021
Water Environment & Technology.

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Water Research Foundation releases free-to-use, multifunctional decision-support tool for planning stormwater interventions.

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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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Densely populated cities could attract stronger winds and more rain compared to other areas.

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With more than 500 presentations on WEFTEC Connect, BlueTech Research does the hard work for you! Review their deep analysis of the abstracts submitted for 2020 and learn about some of the trends over the past 5 years.

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WEFTEC’s Innovation Showcase has become known as a “one-stop-shop” to learn about the water sectors latest technologies, trends, and transformations. Take a few minutes to learn about this year's contenders, watch their pitch videos, and choose your Top 8!

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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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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released new interactive mappers and models for its online SPAtially Referenced Regression On Watershed attributes (SPARROW) tool.

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The Water Environment Federation’s newest publication, Stormwater, Watershed, and Receiving Water Quality Modeling, provides straightforward guidance on a broad spectrum of modeling tools and their capabilities

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