LIFT 2.0 Strategic Framework

WERF and WEF hosted a LIFT strategic planning meeting at DC Water in Washington, D.C. on September 2-4. The meeting provided an opportunity to garner input on the LIFT program and help shape the next phase of LIFT to best meet the needs of the industry and move innovation into practice. Approximately 50 participants representing leaders from utility, industry, consulting, technology provider, university, EPA, DOE, NSF, and other perspectives participated. The meeting included a tour of the DC Water facility and discussion of its innovative research and technology activities. Following the meeting, WERF and WEF developed a Strategic Framework for LIFT 2.0 based on the meeting input and outcomes. WERF welcomes feedback from Subscribers on the draft document. For more information or to provide feedback, contact Jeff Moeller at or (571) 384-2104.

DC Water’s new CAMBI system turns sewage into electricity and fertilizer.

Ahmed Al-Omari guides a tour to explain DC Water’s new CAMBI system.

Strategic Planning Meeting Tour Participants listen to tour guide explain the new CAMBI system.