LIFT Resources

LIFT MA Toolbox

This toolbox outlines opportunities for WEF Member Associations (MAs) to connect with LIFT and to help expedite new technology adoption in their region. The toolbox pairs with MA leader training to help drive innovation in the water sector.


LIFT Link is an online platform which allows users to Discover new water technologies and research needs; Connect with others with similar needs, technology interests, and desired expertise; and Collaborate on ideas, proposals, projects, demonstrations, and implementation.


The Scholarship Exchange Experience for Innovation & Technology Program (LIFT SEE IT) is an initiative spearheaded by WE&RF, WEF, and NACWA to provide scholarships for utility personnel to visit other utilities with innovations of interest and to share experiences with their peers.

Water Technology Survey 2017

The goal of the Water Technology survey is to understand the innovative technologies of interest to the water sector and determine their implementation status. An innovative technology can be a new process, invention, method, or similar. This survey focuses on innovative technologies and is not intended to be a comprehensive technology survey or to seek detailed information about established technologies at facilities. Results will be used to identify common interests, networking opportunities, knowledge sharing, strategic focuses, and potential collaborations across the industry.