July 22, 2014

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WEF and WERF Release New Book on Desalination Engineering

The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) recently released a guide to desalination plant operation and maintenance, Desalination Engineering: Operation and Maintenance. The book describes operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting methods for reverse-osmosis brackish and seawater desalination plants for municipal water supplies. All water resource recovery facility components are discussed in detail, […]

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July 21, 2014

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Submit an Abstract to the Water and Energy 2015 Conference

Share your ideas, research results, and innovations at Water and Energy 2015 — Opportunities for Energy and Resource Recovery in the Changing World, being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., June 7‒10, 2015. Submit abstracts for podium or poster presentations by Oct. 7. Those interested can see the call for abstracts […]

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July 18, 2014

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WEFTEC Ranks Among the Fastest-Growing U.S. Trade Shows

WEFTEC®, the annual technical exhibition and conference organized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing trade shows in the United States by Trade Show Executive (Oceanside, Calif.). WEFTEC 2013, which ranked 14th in the attendance-growth category, was part of a group of U.S. trade shows named in […]

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July 16, 2014

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WEF and IWA Pledge Mutual Support and Continued Collaboration

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the International Water Association (IWA; London) plan to continue working together to grow and disseminate water knowledge and to serve and advance the global water profession. WEF and IWA have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) stating that the organizations will seek opportunities for mutually beneficial joint […]

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July 14, 2014

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WERF and WEF Give Briefing on LIFT Program and Energy‒Nitrogen Nexus

On May 1, the staff at the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) briefed the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) program and their Energy‒Nitrogen Nexus work. The briefing was held to […]

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July 10, 2014

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WEF, AWWA, and AMWA Urge Congress to Fully Fund SRF, WIFIA Pilots

The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), American Water Works Association (Denver), and Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.) are working together to encourage public officials to fund clean water. On May 30, the organizations sent letters to the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee and the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee requesting […]

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July 7, 2014

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The WEFTEC 2014 Conference Announcement Now Is Available

The annual Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) offers many educational opportunities, such as its 145 sessions, 31 workshops, 11 mobile sessions, 8 facility tours, numerous panel discussions, knowledge development forums, small group pavilion sessions, and exhibitor equipment demonstrations throughout the exhibit floor. The WEFTEC® 2014 Conference Announcement highlights all these […]

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July 3, 2014

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WEF Webcasts Cover Sustainability, Process Control, Force Mains, Watershed Modeling

Envision™ A Sustainable Water Sector Developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI; Washington, D.C.), the Envision™ rating system provides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the social, environmental, and economic benefits of infrastructure projects of all types and sizes. This webcast will explain how water and wastewater utilities are using the rating system […]

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