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Find out the main themes and trends that emerged as operators, engineers, manufacturers, regulators, scientists, students, educators, and officials from all over the globe connected online to discover, learn, listen, and connect about all aspects of the water sector.

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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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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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In this special video edition of Words on Water, Rob Gledhill, President and CEO of Blue-White Industries, discusses how the company decided to learn how to make ventilators in case an emergency supply was needed during the coronavirus pandemic, how the project reflected the company’s culture of creativity, and more.

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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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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as the 2020 WEF Fellows.

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With more than 500 presentations on WEFTEC Connect, BlueTech Research does the hard work for you! Review their deep analysis of the abstracts submitted for 2020 and learn about some of the trends over the past 5 years.

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Sign up for the Water For People World Water Classic 6/60k challenge to keep yourself active and help provide improved water and sanitation throughout the world.

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This October WEFTEC Connect will begin and end with keynote addresses that will provide inspiration and advice on how you as a water sector professional can adapt and thrive during challenging times.

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We want to help share your stories about the helpful, productive, inspiring, and kind actions that you have witnessed. Tell us about those moments where everyday water sector heroes came through and deserve to receive some recognition and gratitude.

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Enter by July 17 to get the recognition your public or private utility deserves for being a forward-thinking, innovative water utility that provides resilient value-added service to communities, particularly with regard to community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) are pleased to announce that they have chosen Per Henrik Nielsen to be the 2020 WEFTEC Master Lecturer.

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The WEF Stormwater Institute (SWI) is updating its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) survey. Consisting of 26 questions, the 2020 MS4 Needs Assessment Survey will take the pulse of the U.S. stormwater sector in search of up-to-date information on permittee characteristics, obstacles, and opportunities.

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Operators, ready to share your good work? The Operator Ingenuity Contest is back for 2020.

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