White House Focuses on Water Innovation

On December 15, 2015, several WERF subscribers, staff members, and volunteers participated in an invited White House Roundtable on Water Innovation. The Roundtable provided an opportunity to discuss how an aggressive innovation agenda can help America meet the challenge of a constrained water supply.

2016 LIFT Technology Scan Presentation Series Announced

LIFT is hosting a new round of Technology Scan vendor presentations starting on February 23rd.


WERF has three new open requests for proposals addressing areas of high-priority interest to LIFT participants.

WERF News & Highlights

Green Infrastructure Best Management Practices Data Sought

The Water Environment Research Foundation has recently funded an expansion of the International Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Database to continue developing the Green Infrastructure practice data set.

WERF Begins Research on Priority Trace Organics in Biosolids

WERF has awarded McAvoy Consulting in Cincinnati, Ohio, with collaborators from the University of Cincinnati and the University of Florida, a contract to gather and generate data for priority trace organics in biosolids.

WERF Accepting Applications for Annual Awards

WERF is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Award for Excellence in Innovation and Paul L. Busch Award.