August 22, 2017

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

Learn about biosolids applied to land in Land Application of Biosolids: Human Health Risk Assessment Related to Microconstituents, a new fact sheet by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals Biosolids Committee. The Sustainable Residuals Use Subcommittee developed the fact sheet to identify uses for biosolids and risks associated with land application. It describes […]

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August 21, 2017

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Joining the Discussion About Renewable Fuel Credits

In July, water sector representatives met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Transportation officials to discuss renewable identification numbers (RINs). Representatives from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), California Association of Sanitation Agencies (Sacramento, Calif.), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) met to discuss reclassifying codigestion fuel […]

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August 20, 2017

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Nutrient Symposium 2017 Proceedings Offer Continued Education

Educational opportunities continue even after Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conferences end. The Nutrient Symposium 2017 addressed the sustainable design and process operations of dealing with nutrient issues around the world. Purchase the Nutrient Symposium 2017 proceedings to access papers covered in sessions. Topics covered in the program include nutrient recovery, biological nutrient-removal process […]

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August 19, 2017

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Water Advocates Help Defeat Wipes Rider

Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) advocates helped defeat a proposal in Congress that would have counteracted efforts to reduce damages caused by wipes that do not disintegrate when flushed. U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R–Md.) offered an amendment that would have revoked a law passed by the Council of the District of Columbia. The local […]

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August 18, 2017

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Illustrated Guide to Wastewater Biology Now Available

Wastewater operators and engineers have a new resource at their disposal: Wastewater Biology: The Microlife. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released the new edition of this book as an easy-to-use guide to the biological aspects of wastewater treatment. It explores the organisms considered the most important in wastewater treatment and disease transmission and […]

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August 17, 2017

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From the President: Spreading the Word about WEF’s Vision and Finding Inspiration

As president of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), it’s been an absolute privilege to travel throughout North America and across the world to represent WEF’s interests. This past year, I have had the honor of engaging our members and connecting with our strategic partner organizations. Developing a vision for the U.S. Most of WEF’s […]

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August 16, 2017

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WEFTEC 2017 Conference Announcement Offers Attendees Key Details

Prepare to attend WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual water quality event. Learn more about the conference’s many technical sessions, workshops, mobile sessions, tours, and numerous other learning and networking opportunities in the WEFTEC 2017 Conference Announcement. Held annually since 1928 by the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), WEFTEC 2017 marks the event’s 90th year. To […]

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July 31, 2017

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July 2017 Digest

Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Like Mother, Like Daughter June Nakamura charted a more than 40-year career in the water sector. She rose to leadership roles, joining Hawaii Water Environment Association (HWEA) and eventually serving as HWEA president in 2006. June’s younger daughter, Bri, was watching. Bri earned a degree in civil engineering and […]

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