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A podcast featuring conversations with influential and interesting people from the water sector and news from the Water Environment Federation.

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Words On Water #68: Will Sarni on Mitigating Risk and Driving Transformation
December 10, 2018 Will Sarni is the Founder and CEO of the Water Foundry. In this episode, Will discusses how … More
Dec 10, 2018
Words On Water #67: Jenelle Armstrong on Leadership, Women in Water, and Veterans
December 3, 2018 Jenelle Armstrong is the Utility Division Manager of The Thrasher Group. In this episode, Jenelle talks about … More
Dec 03, 2018
Words On Water #66: Las Virgenes MWD’s Response to the Woolsey Fire
November 27, 2018 Dave Pedersen is the General Manager of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, California. In … More
Nov 28, 2018
Words On Water #65: Global Water Stewardship in Costa Rica
November 19, 2018 Matt Streicher is the Treasurer and Liz Heise is the Marketing Chair for the Global Water Stewardship. … More
Nov 19, 2018
Words On Water #64: Eleanor Allen on Water for People
November 19, 2018 Eleanor Allen is the CEO of Water For People. In this episode, Eleanor explains the organization’s model … More
Nov 19, 2018
Words On Water #63: Art Umble on the Circular Economy
November 13, 2018 Dr. Art Umble leads the Global Wastewater Practice for Stantec Consulting. In this episode, Art explains the … More
Nov 14, 2018
Words On Water #62: Marleah LaBelle on Alaska Native Villages
November 5, 2018 Marleah LaBelle is a project manager with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. In this episode, Marleah … More
Nov 06, 2018
Words On Water #61: Ronit Erlitzki and Richard Cavagnaro on this Exciting Time in Water
October 29, 2018 Ronit Erlitzki is the Director of Business Development and Innovation and Richard Cavagnaro is the Director of … More
Oct 29, 2018
Words On Water #60: David Wachal on Digital Transformation of the Water Sector
October 22, 2018 David Wachal is the Director of the Esri Global Water Practice. In this episode, David talks about … More
Oct 22, 2018
Words On Water #59: Ghassan Korban on the Work Ahead in New Orleans
October 15, 2018 Ghassan Korban is the new Executive Director of the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. In … More
Oct 15, 2018
Words On Water #58: Tom Kunetz on Priorities as WEF President
October 9, 2018 Tom Kunetz is the new President of the Board of Trustees for the Water Environment Federation (WEF) … More
Oct 09, 2018
Words On Water #57: Joe Witlox on Services for Smaller Systems and Communities
October 1, 2018 Joe Witlox is the Director of Decentralized Water and Wastewater Solutions at Newterra. In this episode, Joe explains … More
Oct 01, 2018
Words On Water #56: Dinesh Kumar and Wayne Lem on Wastewater Disinfection for the Ganges River
September 30, 2018 Dinesh Kumar is the India Market Manager for TrojanUV and Wayne Lem is the Municipal Market Manager … More
Sep 30, 2018
Words On Water #55: Chris Mahoney on the Evolution of Equipment for Water Treatment
September 29, 2018 Chris Mahoney is the Vice President of Capital Markets for Andritz Separation Technologies. In this episode, Chris shares his … More
Sep 29, 2018
Words On Water #54: Kevin Marsh on Big Data and Machine Learning in Collection Systems
September 24, 2018 Kevin Marsh is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for FlowWorks. In this episode, Kevin discusses how big … More
Sep 25, 2018
Words On Water #53: Mike Matichich on Making Progress on Affordability
September 17, 2018 Mike Matichich leads the financial services consulting team for Jacobs. In this episode, Mike explains how the … More
Sep 17, 2018
Words On Water #52: Paul Bowen on Water Management by World’s Largest Beverage Company
September 12, 2018 Paul Bowen is Water and Wastewater Technology Manager for the Coca-Cola North American Supply Chain and former … More
Sep 12, 2018
Words On Water #51: Preview of WEFTEC 2018
September 7, 2018 WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference, is the largest annual water quality event in … More
Sep 07, 2018
Words On Water #50: Kishia Powell on Atlanta’s Community Investments
September 4, 2018 Kishia Powell is the Commissioner of the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management. In this episode, … More
Sep 04, 2018
Words On Water #49: Sidney Innerebner on Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals
August 27, 2018 Sidney Innerebner is the Owner of Indigo Water Group and Author of Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals. In this … More
Aug 27, 2018
Words On Water #48: Manny Teodoro on Affordability of Rates
August 20, 2018 Manny Teodoro is an Associate Professor at Texas A&M University. In this episode, Manny discusses the issue … More
Aug 20, 2018
Words On Water #47: Cathy Bailey on Lead in Drinking Water
August 13, 2018 Cathy Bailey is the Executive Director of Greater Cincinnati Water Works. In this episode, Cathy discusses her … More
Aug 13, 2018
Words On Water #46: Darryl Haddock on Urban Waters in Atlanta
August 6, 2018 Darryl Haddock is the Education Director for the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance and the Federal Urban Waters … More
Aug 06, 2018
Words On Water #45: Manon Fisher on Addressing Climate Change with Biosolids
July 30, 2018 Manon Fisher is a resource recovery specialist with the San Francisco Public Utility Commission. In this episode, … More
Aug 01, 2018
Words On Water #44: Tim Thomure on Reclaiming and Reusing Water in the Desert
July 23, 2018 Tim Thomure is the Director of Tucson Water in Arizona. In this episode, Tim discusses how a … More
Jul 23, 2018
Words On Water #43: Mike McGill on Crisis Communications and Emerging Contaminants
July 16, 2018 Mike McGill is the President of WaterPIO. In this episode, Mike discusses the presence of the chemical … More
Jul 16, 2018
Words On Water #42: John Willis on Biogas and Biosolids
July 9, 2018 John Willis is Vice President of Wastewater Solutions at Brown and Caldwell. In this episode, John discusses … More
Jul 09, 2018
Words On Water #41: Britt Sheinbaum on Conflict and Resolution
July 2, 2018 Britt Sheinbaum is a water conflict specialist and Head of the East Coast Technology Approval Group for … More
Jul 02, 2018
Words On Water #40: The Water Decision for Lebron James
June 29, 2018 Lebron James is a free agent and choosing where to play basketball next season. What if he … More
Jun 29, 2018
Words On Water #39: Jeff Prevatt on the Future of Direct Potable Reuse
June 25, 2018 Jeff Prevatt is the Deputy Director of Treatment, Research, and Innovation for Water Reclamation in Pima County, … More
Jun 25, 2018
Words On Water #38: Al Cho on Smart Water Systems
June 18, 2018 Al Cho is the Vice President of Advanced Infrastructure Analytics at Xylem, Inc. In this episode, Al … More
Jun 19, 2018
Words On Water #37: Ned Beecher on the Benefits of Biosolids
June 11, 2018 Ned Beecher is the Executive Director of the North East Biosolids & Residuals Association. In this episode, … More
Jun 11, 2018
Words On Water #36: Kathryn Sorenson on Water in Phoenix
June 4, 2018 Kathryn Sorenson is the Director of Phoenix Water Services. In this episode, Kathryn discusses how the utility … More
Jun 04, 2018
Words On Water #35: Dr. Bruce Rittmann on Microbial Communities
May 28, 2018 Dr. Bruce Rittmann is the director of the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology at the Biodesign Institute … More
May 28, 2018
Words On Water #34: Adam Krantz on Advocacy and Policy
May 21, 2018 Adam Krantz is the CEO of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. In this episode, Adam … More
May 21, 2018
Words On Water #33: National Green Infrastructure Certification Program
May 8, 2018 The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) is a new jobs program that provides training and certification in … More
May 09, 2018
Words On Water #32: Ingrid Bella on BAYWORK
April 30, 2018 Ingrid Bella is chair of BAYWORK, a consortium of San Francisco Bay Area water utilities working together to … More
May 01, 2018
Words On Water #31: Abigail Gardner on Public Opinion Poll Results
April 23, 2018 Abigail Gardner is the communications adviser for the Value of Water Campaign and U.S. Water Alliance. In … More
Apr 23, 2018
Words On Water #30: Joe Kane on Water Use Patterns, Stormwater Utilities, and Infrastructure Jobs
April 16, 2018 Joe Kane is a senior research associate and associate fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program. … More
Apr 16, 2018
Words On Water #29: Karen Pallansch on the Utility of the Future
April 9, 2018 Karen Pallansch is the CEO of Alexandria Renew Enterprises in Virginia. In this episode, Karen talks about … More
Apr 09, 2018
Words On Water #28: Alan Heymann on Blue Drop
April 2, 2018 Alan Heymann is the President of Blue Drop and the Chief Marketing Officer for DC Water. In … More
Apr 02, 2018
Words On Water #27: Robert Puente on Conservation and Competition in South Texas
March 25, 2018 Robert Puente is the President and CEO of the San Antonio Water System. In this episode, Robert … More
Mar 26, 2018
Words On Water #26: John Albert on The Water Research Foundation
March 19, 2018 John Albert is the Chief Research Officer for The Water Research Foundation. In this episode, John discusses … More
Mar 20, 2018
Words On Water #25: Melissa Pomales on Puerto Rico’s Recovery from Hurricane Maria
March 12, 2018 Melissa Pomales is based in Puerto Rico as a Water Program Management Leader for Arcadis. In this … More
Mar 12, 2018
Words On Water #24: Paul O’Callaghan on Trends in Water Technology
March 5, 2018 Paul O’Callaghan is the founder of BlueTech Research and the CEO of O2 Environmental. In this episode, … More
Mar 05, 2018
Words On Water #23: Tony Parrott on a Utility’s Economic Impact
February 26, 2018 Tony Parrott is the Executive Director of the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District. In this episode, Tony … More
Feb 26, 2018
Words On Water #22: Eliza Roberts on the Food-Water Nexus
February 20, 2018 Eliza Roberts manages the agricultural water stewardship program at Ceres. In this episode, Eliza talks about the … More
Feb 20, 2018
Words On Water #21: Jennifer Walsh on Being a Millennial in the Water Sector
February 12, 2018 Jennifer Walsh is a senior principal engineer with Hazen and Sawyer. In this episode, Jennifer explains why … More
Feb 12, 2018
Words On Water #20: Michael Murphy on Advancing Innovative Technology
February 5, 2018 Michael Murphy is the Director of Water Innovation at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. In this episode, … More
Feb 05, 2018
Words On Water #19: Dustin Price and Brandi Madden on Veterans Working in Water
January 29, 2018 Dustin Price is Maintenance Manager at the Portland Water District and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. … More
Jan 29, 2018
Words On Water #18: Hurricane Harvey and Houston Water
January 22, 2018 Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain and caused catastrophic flooding in Houston, resulting in … More
Jan 22, 2018
Words On Water #17: Carla Reid on Going From “CE to CEO”
January 16, 2018 Carla Reid is the General Manager and CEO of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, which serves 1.8 … More
Jan 16, 2018
Words On Water #16: Fredi Lajvardi on Engaging Students in STEM
January 8, 2018 Fredi Lajvardi is a nationally recognized STEM educator and subject of the critically acclaimed documentary Underwater Dreams … More
Jan 08, 2018
Words On Water #15: Representative Garret Graves on the Role of Congress in Water Infrastructure
December 18, 2017 Garret Graves is the U.S. Representative from Louisiana’s 6th congressional district and is a member of several … More
Dec 18, 2017
Words On Water #14: Andrew Sawyers on EPA’s Water Finance Programs
December 11, 2018 Andrew Sawyers is the Director of the Office of Wastewater Management at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. … More
Dec 11, 2017
Words On Water #13: Mustafa Santiago Ali on Environmental Justice
December 4, 2017 Mustafa Santiago Ali is the Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice, and Community Revitalization for the … More
Dec 04, 2017
Words On Water #12: Ken Kopocis on the Past, Present, and Future of Clean Water Act
November 27, 2017 Ken Kopocis spent nearly three decades in Congress in senior staff positions for the House Committee on Transportation … More
Nov 27, 2017
Words On Water #11: Sue Murphy on Managing Water in Western Australia
November 20, 2017 Sue Murphy is the CEO of the Water Corporation in Western Australia. In this episode, Sue talks … More
Nov 20, 2017
Words On Water #10: Mark Jockers on Brewing Beer with Recycled Water
November 13, 2017 Mark Jockers is the Government and Public Affairs Manager for Clean Water Services in Hillsboro, Oregon. Over … More
Nov 13, 2017
Words On Water #9: Radhika Fox on Investing in Water Infrastructure
November 6, 2017 Radhika Fox is the CEO of the U.S. Water Alliance and Director of the Value of Water … More
Nov 06, 2017
Words On Water #8: Matt Ries on Sustainability and Innovation
October 30, 2017 Matt Ries is the Chief Technical Officer at the Water Environment Federation, but will soon join DC … More
Oct 30, 2017
Words On Water #7: Jenny Hartfelder on Priorities for Water Environment Federation
October 23, 2017 Jenny Hartfelder is the new President of the Board of Trustees for the Water Environment Federation and … More
Oct 23, 2017
Words On Water #6: Imagine A Day Without Water
October 16, 2017 Imagine A Day Without Water is a day of public awareness and education about the vital role … More
Oct 17, 2017
Words On Water #5: Philippe Cousteau on Youth Education on Water
October 9, 2017 Philippe Cousteau is co-founder and president of EarthEcho International, and a television host, producer, author, philanthropist, and … More
Oct 09, 2017
Words On Water #4: Rudy Chow on Developing the Water Workforce
October 1, 2017 Rudy Chow is the Director of the Baltimore City Department of Public Works. In this episode, Rudy talks … More
Oct 02, 2017
Words On Water #3: George Hawkins on Leading and Leaving a Water Utility
September 26, 2017 George Hawkins is the CEO and General Manager of DC Water, as well as a high-profile, articulate … More
Sep 26, 2017
Words On Water #2: Kevin Shafer on the One Water Movement
September 18, 2017 Kevin Shafer is the Executive Director of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District and the chair of both … More
Sep 18, 2017
Words On Water #1: Eileen O’Neill on Opportunities and Challenges for Water
September 10, 2017 Eileen O’Neill is the Executive Director of the Water Environment Federation. In this episode of Words On … More
Sep 10, 2017
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