Topics of Focus
Innovation and Technology
The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) is a multi-pronged initiative undertaken by The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Water Environment Federation to help bring new water technology to the field quickly and efficiently.
Facility and industry end users share the cost of conducting demonstrations to accelerate adoption of new technologies.
People and Policy
Bench-marking how individual utilities accomplish the identification of resources and policies needed to implement effective research and development.
In-depth training, education, and outreach designed to promote innovation.
Informal Forum for R&D
Managers and individuals responsible for technology identification and deployment share experiences, activities, and interests.
Reporting Period: January 1, 2018 – March 31, 2018. The project scoping workshop was held during...
Reporting Period: January 1, 2019 – June 31, 2019. During this period, the team conducted a...
Reporting Period: June – December 2019. The automated system was tested under three scenarios: (1) detection...
Reporting Period: May 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019. The team developed molecular methods, including conducting...
Reporting Period: April 1, 2019 – September 30, 2019. During this period, Subtask 3.3, Biofiltration Performance...
Reporting Period: July 1, 2019 – October 1, 2019. During this project period, analysis of full-...
During this reporting period, several activities to achieve Objectives 1 and 3 have been carried out...
During this project period, a literature review was conducted, an experimental design was developed, and more.
During this reporting period, the project team made progress under the information gathering and project planning...
During this project period, the automated system was extended to detect fractures (i.e., structural defects that...
Throughout the year, WRF hosts and participates in events that focus on critical water quality issues. From web seminars to research workshops, these events provide opportunities for you to learn about new research from water quality experts and to share ideas and connect with other industry professionals.
Relating PFAS Leaching from Sewage Sludge and Biosolids to Water and Sludge Quality
Anticipating the Trade-Offs of Alternative Water Supplies
2020 Technology Scan Webinar: Digestion Enhancements
AWWA Sustainable Water Management Conference
WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference
Water Use in the Commercial and Institutional Sectors
Advances in Water Research
This issue features articles on intelligent water systems, water loss control, and more!