Digital collaboration platform
Innovation implementation trends
Technology piloting support
Utility travel scholarships
Innovating business practices
Data prize competition
$30,000 is given annually through the LIFT SEE IT to support utility personnel as they see and experience innovation around the globe. The scholarship program, jointly spearheaded by WRF, WEF, and NACWA, offsets travel costs in the interest of sharing innovation experiences with their water peers. Members of the three organization are eligible to see technical, process, financial, and operational innovations.
Stormwater and Flood Management: Advancing a Holistic Approach to Wet Weather Flow and Water Quality Management
The objectives of Stormwater and Flood Management is: Identify options to further advance best management practices of utilities and municipalities for wet weather management for CSO, MS4, and flood control...
While water infrastructure is deteriorating, water utilities are also faced with many challenges, including severe/extreme weather events, climate change, earthquake, flood/drought. America's Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) enacted in 2018 requires...
There is increasing public concern over the amount of plastic pollution in the environment and its effect on human health and ecosystems. Widespread reports of trillions of microplastics (MPs) discharging...
Join us online to learn about the latest innovative technologies, get updates on the newest LIFT activities, and learn how to get engaged with our programs.
2020 Technology Scan Webinar: Solids Treatment at High Temperatures
2020 Technology Scan Webinar: Stormwater
2020 Technology Scan Webinar: Hydrolysis
2020 Technology Scan Webinar: Source Water Quality
Stormwater and Green Infrastructure: May 18, 2020
About the Partner Organizations
The Water Research Foundation
The Water Research Foundation is a nonprofit, educational organization that funds, manages, and publishes research on the technology, operation, and management of drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater systems—all in pursuit of ensuring water quality and improving water services to the public.
Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation is a nonprofit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.