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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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New research suggests citizen science could produce up to a third of the data-tracking work necessary to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2015.

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Murder in the Primary by John Seldon is the first mystery novel set at a water resource recovery facility

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Agency highlights water accomplishments during yearlong celebration

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An online map enables Pittsburgh citizens to follow wastewater flow from any address to the city’s largest WRRF.

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Megan Livak, Students and Young Professionals Manager for the Water Environment Federation, made two trips to Costa Rica last year with international development group Global Water Stewardship

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If you were asked to educate someone about the wastewater treatment process in just 30 seconds or less, what would you say? That is the challenge the Florida Water Environment Association is posing to the state’s high schoolers.

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According to the Brookings Institution (Washington, D.C.), as much as 50% of the current water workforce in the U.S. will retire within the next 35 years. 2019-2020 WEF President Jackie Jarrell provides details on ways WEF is working to attract and retain new talent.

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When the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) promoted a subtle shift in terminology from wastewater treatment plant to water resource recovery facility in 2013, for example, the organization formally recognized a long-underway change in focus from the problems water professionals solve to the products of their work.

The Water Environment Association of Kentucky & Tennessee made a similar move in October 2019, changing its name to the Clean Water Professionals of Kentucky & Tennessee (CWP-KT).

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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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