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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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WEF member Robert Pontau, Jr., writes about how the pandemic has changed his personal and professional thinking.

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WEF congratulates its newest set of life members, who have achieved at least 35 years of WEF membership.

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The digital competition will involve truncated versions of three events and include two new divisions.

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Peracetic Acid Disinfection: Implementation Considerations for Water Resource Recovery Facilities, a new WEF publication, is now available for pre-order.

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New WEF webcast provides details on the new National Wastewater Surveillance System, a partnership between the U.S. EPA and U.S. CDC.

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Zoe Gotthold of Richland (Washington) High School will represent the U.S. in the 2020 Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition.

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WEF congratulates its newest set of life members, who have achieved at least 35 years of WEF membership.

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Northumbrian Water (Durham, England) is testing several new wipes-related devices invented by its technical staff in an effort to eliminate blockages caused by flushing household products.

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Take It From The Top, a new series from the Words on Water podcast, features perspectives from past-and-present WEF leaders. 

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In March, the United Nations (UN) released the 2020 edition of its annual World Water Development report, with a special focus on climate change. The report advises a combination of climate change mitigation and adaptation measures, covering such practical considerations as agriculture, finance, and disaster risk reduction. Of particular interest to water professionals, the report offers specific recommendations for water resource management and infrastructure.

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By July 17, 2020, participate in the Utility of the Future Today recognition program, which honors transformational activities by water resource recovery facilities.

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WEF congratulates its newest set of life members, who have achieved at least 35 years of WEF membership.

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Region 1 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently recognized two wastewater professionals for excellence in their respective fields.

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Cherry earned the prize, considered the global water sector’s most prestigious annual recognition, for international leadership on groundwater issues.

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