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The Water Environment Federation is proud to announce two recipients of the 2020 Innovative Technology Awards. This competition recognizes up to four outstanding technologies and companies from among WEF Exhibitor Members who have introduced new innovative products or services related to the water sector.

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What's better than a week of education, networking, and serious water sector business? Earning prizes for participating fully. We're excited to announce the entire week's worth of winners in the Get Connected game.

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You cast hundreds of votes over two rounds to choose 374 Water (Durham, North Carolina) as the WEFTEC Connect Innovation Showcase company and technology to receive a complimentary kiosk at the WEFTEC 2021 Innovation Pavilion.

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During WEFTEC Connect, the forward-thinking initiatives of 65 water utilities were recognized for reimagining partnering and engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.

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We want to hear which exhibiting companies you believe made the best use of our new platform.

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Following the highly informative and comprehensive session, The Future of Water Policy — The National Perspective, by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at WEFTEC Connect, WEF and the agency have planned a special follow-up webcast for October 19, 2020, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EDT.

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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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Watch the WEFTEC Daily Flow Briefing for Friday, October 9, to get a quick listing of Friday’s sessions and events as well as hear WEF President Jackie Jarrell’s daily message, “Bringing Our Global Community Together.”

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After 3 days of pulse-pounding action, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) crowned the winners of Operations Challenge 2020 during an awards ceremony on October 8.

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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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Watch the WEFTEC Daily Flow Briefing for Thursday, October 8, to get a quick listing of Thursday’s sessions and events as well as WEF President Jackie Jarrell’s daily message, “Thanking and Protecting Our Operators.”

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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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Watch the WEFTEC Daily Flow Briefing for Wednesday, October 7, to get a quick listing of Wednesday’s sessions and events as well as WEF President Jackie Jarrell’s daily message, “Fostering Diversity and Excellence.”

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Problems caused by wastewater grit are one of the biggest preventable operating expenses that wastewater treatment plants face. Hydro International offers the best performing grit removal systems in the industry with performance proven in the field and with independently verified results.

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