Words On Water

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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
19:13
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
28:20
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
29:33
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
15:46
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
22:13
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
28:33
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
17:40
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
35:50
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
25:48
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
19:35
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
29:31
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
17:21
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
21:49
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
26:33
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
33:20
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
29:18
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
27:24
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
27:52
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
24:37
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
16:44
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
30:22
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
26:13
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
38:05
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
20:00
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
26:58
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
52:28
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
21:40
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
18:34
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
22:29
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
21:27
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
22:26
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
29:36
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
23:19
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
29:00
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
33:44
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
34:04
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
26:09
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
39:02
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
30:38
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
21:07
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
24:55
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
22:10
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
20:40
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
23:28
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
21:30
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
23:38
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
25:41
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
19:35
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
28:35
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
29:59
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
41:24
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”
30:53
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
42:28
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
23:55
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
32:08
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
37:22
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
39:31
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
24:34
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
23:14
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
22:26
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
39:09
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
15:29
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
39:42
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
26:25
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
23:58
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
43:31
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
25:21
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
22:57
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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