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WEF announces second year of MS4 award winners at WEFTEC 2016

Six high-performing municipalities left the 89th annual Water Environment Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® 2016) in New Orleans as recipients of this year’s National MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards. The distinction, introduced last year to celebrate administrators of Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4s) that perform beyond regulatory requirements, was awarded to the winners […]

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WEFTEC 2016 service project volunteers will construct two bioswales at City Hall in New Orleans. Photo courtesy of Tyler Antrup, New Orleans City Planning Commission.

WEF service project to address flooding problems at city hall in New Orleans

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) is hard at work finalizing plans and logistics for the ninth annual WEF Community Service Project, “NOLA Grows Green: The City Hall Stormwater Project.” More than 200 volunteers are expected to participate in this year’s event, which is being held during WEFTEC® […]

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WEF shares 2016 StormTV Project participants

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) this month posted the participants in its fifth annual stormwater video project. For 2016, the StormTV Project changed from a competition to an exhibition. The project seeks to recognize and highlight the work of stormwater professionals. It collects and shares videos of innovative stormwater programs, practices, products, and public outreach […]

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The StormTV Project Returns for 2016

For the fifth year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) will host the StormTV Project. However, this year the project will be an exhibition instead of a competition. The program recognizes and highlights the work of stormwater professionals while collecting and sharing great ideas, so communities can learn from one another. From June 10 to July […]

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WEF is Now Accepting Applications for MS4 Awards

On March 8, the Water Environment Federation announced that it is accepting applications for its second annual National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Phase I and Phase II municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit holders are invited to submit an application by April 15. An expert committee will review the entries. Each […]

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The Real Cost of Green Infrastructure

Andrew Potts, Brian Marengo, and Dan Wible of CH2M discuss four strategies for reducing green infrastructure costs gleaned from hundreds of built projects across the U.S.

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2015 WEFTEC Stormwater Congress Wrap-up

On Sept. 26–30, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) hosted its 88th annual technical exhibition and conference in Chicago, Ill. The event drew more than 25,000 total registrants, a record-breaking number. 2015 also marked the third year for the WEFTEC Stormwater Congress, a spotlight event for stormwater professionals. The event included a robust stormwater technical program […]

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Momentous Announcements Planned for WEFTEC Stormwater Congress

The WEFTEC Stormwater Congress is fast approaching. The event, hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), will be held September 26 through 30 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Now in its third year, the 2015 Stormwater Congress will offer more than 30 stormwater-specific technical sessions and workshops. Speakers will cover a variety of topics from […]

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WEF Volunteers To Install Green Infrastructure at Annual Service Project

On September 26, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) Students and Young Professionals Committee will host its eighth annual service project, “The Pershing Cultivation Project: Growing Green Gardens and Young Minds.” At this year’s project, held at Pershing Magnet School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, volunteers will construct a rain garden and an outdoor classroom that will […]

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WEFTEC Stormwater Congress Program is Now Available

Register by July 15 to receive the best rate on attending WEFTEC, the largest water quality conference and exhibition in the world. Hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the event will be held September 26 through 30, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The Stormwater Congress is a spotlight event within WEFTEC featuring more than […]

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