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Current Issue: March Issue 2013
WEF Celebrates World Water Day
You can Help Raise Awareness about the Value of Water
The Water Environment Federation is celebrating World Water Day 2013 by issuing a national call-to-action for WATER'S WORTH IT month to be adopted in communities across the United States. Mayoral and gubernatorial proclamations for a month-long celebration of water are a great way to increase awareness about the precious natural resource; demonstrate how the things we value-public health, environment, strong economy, quality of life - are so closely connected to it; and to promote conservation and personal stewardship through increasing educational efforts. Learn how you can get started. Read more...
WEFTEC Meeting Space
The Water Environment Federation is now accepting meeting & reception space request from Member Associations, WEFTEC Exhibitors and other affiliate organizations. This year event space is available through WEF at both the Hilton Chicago (conference hotel) and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place (adjacent to the convention center). Event space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Both hotels require groups to pay room rental and meet a food & beverage minimum. WEF will confirm assignments in mid-April by email. Read more...
WATER'S WORTH IT® Pull Up Banner - New!
WEF now offers a WATER'S WORTH IT® (WWI) pull up banner for purchase! Display the WWI message to your attendees, employees, and business partners with a durable 7 ML Hydrosol Satin banner. It comes with a padded carrying case, two swivel-out feet, and three piece bungee corded pole. To order Read more...
WEF Student Chapter Annual Report
Students, Faculty, and MA Leaders are working to keep athe pipeline open get students connected to WEF and MAs, and provide a bridge of understanding of the benefits of being a part of an organization. In May of each year, WEF Student Chapters are to submit an annual report to WEF and their respective Member Association. These reports provide good information and insight as to what is important to our student members. Please reach out to your Student Chapters encouraging them to submit their report to WEF Staff Dianne Crilley by May 1, 2013.
Over 100+ young professionals attended the 2013 YP Summit held in conjunction with the Utiility Managemetn Conference (UMC) held in Phoenix, AZ. Plans are in place for 2014, so mark your calendars to attend the 2014 YP Summit held in Savannah, Georgia on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Please contact Erin Gallimore if you are interested in being on the planning committee.
WEFMAX annually provides an opportunity for WEF and MA leaders to come together to discuss topics of interest. Click here to view registration and hotel information on WEFMAX in Biloxi, MS, Honolulu, HI, Providence, RI, and Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada. Contact WEF Staff Dianne Crilley for more information.
Have news to share? WEFLeader offers a vechicle for MA's to share programs, and exciting news with each other. Let us know what is happening in your world! Contact WEF Staff Dianne Crilley