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  • Ultraviolet Expert Karl Linden Wins 2020 Clarke Prize
    In November, University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) Civil Engineering Professor Karl Linden received the annual Clarke Prize for Excellence in Water Research from the National Water Research Institute (NWRI; Fountain Valley, California). Nomination documents describe Linden as the world’s most published researcher in the fields of UV Light-Emitting Diode (LED) systems as well as […]
  • International Water Leaders Discuss Global Issues, Trends
    The January 2021 issue of Water Environment & Technology magazine includes sound-offs from water sector leaders around the world, who described how their organizations contend with such universal challenges as climate change, workforce issues, and flood management. Their remarks were abbreviated for space in print. Full comments are presented below. Janett Tapia — The Netherlands In […]
  • Water Professionals Bring Rural Sanitation Solution to San Francisco
    Water professionals are sought-after participants in the United Nations’ UNLEASH Hacks program, which convenes talented young researchers, practitioners, and influencers from around the world to develop new solutions to further the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during intensive, 2-day seminars. Water professionals play a direct role in achieving several of the SDGs, including SDG […]
  • 5 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote the Value of Water
    Brian Campbell, founder of WaterFilterGuru.com, offers five tips to help water professionals become more effective social media users. Image courtesy of Thomas Ulrich/Pixabay Nowadays, it’s rare to find someone without an account on at least one social network, whether that be Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Snapchat. For water professionals, social media represents one of the […]