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Water Environment Federation Launches Podcast - Words on Water
Words on Water logo

WEF has launched a podcast titled Words On Water to feature conversations with influential and interesting people who work in the water sector.

Director Paula Rees takes new position on campus
Dr. Paula Rees sampling the Blackstone River

WRRC Director Paula Rees has taken the position of Diversity Programs Director for the College of Engineering at UMass Amherst.

100-Year Flood?
Flooded village

With Hurricane Harvey causing major floods in Texas and nearby states, the question of 100-year floods comes back to the forefront. An interesting FiveThirtyEight article explains the issue of floods and how they are hard to predict accurately.