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WRF Funds 22 New Projects to Advance the Science of Water

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) will soon post Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and is seeking volunteers for 22 new research projects funded through WRF's Research Priority Program. This strategic research...

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WRF Announces 2021 Paul L. Busch Award Winner

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$100K Research Prize Will Advance Understanding of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Wastewater The Water Research Foundation announced today that Dr. Z. Jason Ren is the winner of the 2021 Paul L. Busch Award. With the $100,000 research prize, Dr. Ren will develop an inventory and...

The Water Research Foundation Funds Three New Projects

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is seeking volunteers for three additional funded projects and will soon post Requests for Proposals (RFPs) under our Research Priority Program. This strategic research program...

2021 Intelligent Water Systems Challenge

David Morroni

The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) program, a joint effort of The Water Research Foundation (WRF) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF), is holding the third annual Intelligent Water...

WRF Announces 2020 Paul L. Busch Award Winner 

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$100K Research Prize Will Advance Innovative Water Separation Technologies The Water Research Foundation announced today that Dr. Shihong Lin is the recipient of the 2020 Paul L. Busch $100,000 research...

WRF Honors Top Researcher and Utilities with Awards

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) announced that it has awarded the 2020 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award to Dr. David Cornwell, President of Cornwell Engineering Group; and the 2020...

WRF Announces the Release of RFPs for 12 Research Projects

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The Water Research Foundation (WRF) has released Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for 12 new projects funded through WRF’s Research Priority Program. This strategic program enables WRF to address broadly relevant...