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In 1987, WEF’s Task Force on Wastewater Biology met to discuss how to roll out a new manual, titled Wastewater Biology: The Microlife, at the 1988 WEF conference. Chairman Michael H. Gerardi requested volunteers to develop a preconference workshop on wastewater treatment microbiology. Thirty-five years later multiple sessions of this workshop still sell out every year at WEFTEC.

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WEFTEC attendees and exhibitors generously donated to help offset 5,903 tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions generated by travel to and from New Orleans.

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WEFTEC Live welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox to share her viewpoints.

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The U.S. Army Reserve has a new initiative to recruit water industry professionals to serve as Public Water and Sanitation Civil Affairs Officers. Lieutenant Colonel Dale Kooyenga talks about the positions in this initiative and how these vital professionals help the military missions.

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Get to know WEF President Ifetayo Venner in this WEFTEC Live interview!

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Watch as WEFTEC volunteers work to complete the WEF Community Service Project.

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WEF celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act during WEFTEC 2022. Watch as our distinguished guests discuss the act's many achievements and emerging challenges.

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After all the scores were tallied, Elevated Ops from the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association earned the Division 1 Operations Challenge trophy. Check out the full story to see all the winners. 

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Hayati Yarkadas, Senior Vice President and President, Europe, Water Infrastructure and Global Lifecycle Services for Xylem, visited the WEFTEC Live Studio to talk about net zero energy.

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