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The federal district court in Charleston, South Carolina, has given “preliminary approval” to a proposed Class Action Settlement regarding wipe products between Plaintiff Charleston Water System and Defendant Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

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Chad Nunnery, President at Composite Access Products, describes the advantages and features of the company’s traffic-rated, composite manholes covers.

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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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A preliminary class action lawsuit settlement between the Charleston Water System (Charleston, South Carolina) and wipes manufacturer Kimberly-Clark could affect any entity that owned and/or operated wastewater conveyance and treatment systems since January 6, 2018. Class members need to be aware of this settlement and how it may affect them.

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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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Recognizing extraordinary efforts to protect local health and safety, detect and eliminate environmental hazards, and build support for stormwater management through extensive public outreach, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) Stormwater Institute recently announced winners of its 2020 National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards.

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

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The WEFTEC Field Guide provides some of the day's new, lesser known, or otherwise noteworthy events. Check out what's happening on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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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 team from the Great Lakes Water Authority in Detroit earned the $25,000 first prize in the WEF WEF LIFT Intelligent Water Systems (IWS) Challenge.

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

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Dec. 22, 2017 — On Dec. 18, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt signed the final...

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