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This year please consider financially supporting two WEF programs that engage young people in water science and occupations...

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American Society of Civil Engineers renovates parking lot with sustainability, outreach in mind

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November 19 is World Toilet Day, the annual reminder about the importance of sanitation to health, communities, the environment, and the economy. While the day organized by the United Nations (UN) is an opportunity to celebrate how much the toilet has done for civilization, it also serves as a stark reminder that over 4 billion people live without access to safety managed sanitation.

Lynn Broaddus discusses World Toilet Day

In recent years, PFAS has become a topic of public concern, particularly when found in water supplies. We...

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Alexandria, VA – The new Brave Blue World documentary, which paints an optimistic picture of how humanity is...

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Teams from utilities in South Carolina, Virginia, and Ontario took top honors at the annual Operations Challenge at WEFTEC Connect.

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The Water Environment Federation proudly announces the 52 graduates of its Water Leadership Institute Class of 2020.

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Join us on a journey as we learn about and celebrate the significance of this award-winning program with WEF staff and project participants as our guide.

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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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Join WEF as we celebrate all this year’s award recipients at the WEF Awards and Presidential Ceremony and Celebration.

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As the world is facing clean water limitations and surface water scarcity due to population growth, climate change,...

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WEF celebrates three individuals and two programs nominated for their transformative influences on their organizations, communities, and students.

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Suite of resources equips park professionals with the knowledge they need to become green infrastructure champions.

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In this episode WEF staff provide a preview of WEFTEC Connect, the fully virtual event and online learning platform that offers attendees interactive education, an exhibitor showcase, and networking experiences. 

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2020 WEF Awards recipients for education. The WEF Education Awards...

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