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See a selection of water sector wins from throughout the year.

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On December 16, the Biden Administration released a new plan for removing lead pipes across the U.S. via the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This plan — a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation on Lead and Copper Rule Improvements (LCRI) — includes the goal to remove all lead service lines by the end of President Biden’s first term.

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A 23-million-L (6-million-gal) underground tank aims to spare East Sacramento’s McKinley Park from CSO woes.

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A new model maps the world’s biggest contributors of excess nitrogen into oceans and highlights how stormwater professionals can help address the problem.

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Dr. Andrew Sanderson is Chief Medical Officer at the Water Environment Federation, talks about his role as CMO for WEF, what he learned during his first year in the position, and wastewater epidemiology, including WEF’s partnership with the CDC in developing a national wastewater surveillance network.

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WEF, in collaboration with the EPA, has launched the NutrientSmart program to help reduce nutrient loadings in waterways and recognize the water utilities that are leaders and innovators. NSmart will begin as a pilot program and encourage the adoption of enhanced nutrient management practices by water utilities and distribute information on tools and methods for lowering nutrients.

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Thanks to the Water Leadership Institute (WLI) and the WEF InFLOW-WLI Scholarship, I had the pleasure of attending...

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Antoine Walter is Senior Business Development Manager of GF Piping Systems. In this episode, Antoine discusses the unique perspective on trends that a piping systems company has on the water industry. He talks about trends in upgrading facilities, onsite reuse and decentralized systems, and sensors and data, as well as how a manufacturer supports changes in these areas. 

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We're excited to announce that general booth selection applications for the WEFTEC 2022 exhibition are now being accepted! But pay close attention because the early bird really does get the worm.

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The proceedings papers are a valuable resource that allows for your continued learning long after the close of the conference. Available to WEFTEC 2021 attendees on the Access Water platform, proceedings papers can be downloaded one paper at a time or all at once – to your computer, laptop, or handheld device.

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Satellite-enabled resource helps planner visualize nearly 40 years of flooding across more than 170 countries.

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🎧 LISTEN to Shalene Thomas of Wood discuss the meaning of One Water and how it promotes the value of all water. She explains how One Water can be a framework for increased collaboration, including among a variety of stakeholders in a community. Shalene also talks about using One Water as an approach for managing emerging contaminants and for planning for a sustainable water future.

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After enduring a year and a half of constant uncertainty, WEFTEC 2021 delivered a tremendous win to the entire water sector.

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A new, long-term research project aims to fill data gaps and define best practices for optimizing stormwater infrastructure.

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Today marks World Toilet Day and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), a UN-Water Partner is committed to engaging...

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