On May 5, the Boards of Directors for the Water Environment Research Foundation and WateReuse Research Foundation voted unanimously to merge our two organizations, effective May 6, 2016. The new organization is the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF). Beginning today, WE&RF will be led by a single Board of Directors comprised of all directors from the previous foundations and Chief Executive Officer, Melissa Meeker.
For decades, both organizations have relied on your annual financial support and generous contributions to produce a combined portfolio valued at more than $200 million of high-quality research in water, wastewater, and stormwater. We are grateful for your commitment.
As our research foundations come together to create a critical node in the water community, we want to renew our commitment to you and the many subscribers, donors, stakeholders, and industry supporters that make our work possible. To best serve you, the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation will: