The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) is a multi-pronged initiative undertaken by WE&RF and WEF to help bring new water technology to the field quickly and efficiently.
Overall, LIFT includes the following components:
- Technology Evaluations – Facility and industry end users share the cost of conducting demonstrations to accelerate adoption of new technologies (WE&RF Lead)
- People and Policy – Benchmarking how individual utilities accomplish research and development and identification of resources and policies needed to implement effective R&D (WEF Lead)
- Communication – Training, education, and outreach (WEF Lead)
- Informal Forum for R&D – Managers and individuals responsible for technology identification and deployment share experiences, activities, and interests (Facility/Industry Lead)