August 21, 2014

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WEFTEC Receives Two Sector Awards

Steve Harrison, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff member, accepts the “Winner in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor” E.X.C.I.T.E. award for the WEFTEC 2013 Operations Challenge event. WEF photo/Laura Leslie.

The Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®), has received two E.X.C.I.T.E. awards from Expo (Norwalk, Conn.). According to Expo Magazine, the E.X.C.I.T.E. awards “represent the cutting edge in every facet of the trade show and events industry.” WEFTEC was named “Winner in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor” for its WEFTEC […]

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August 20, 2014

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What’s BREWing in Milwaukee?

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announces those chosen to participate in the Water Council (Milwaukee) Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) Batch II accelerator program. Photo courtesy of the Water Council.

Water innovation clusters, such as the Water Council in Milwaukee, are helping companies innovate and commercialize water technology while stimulating economic development and job creation. Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) is a mentor-driven, seed-accelerator program led by the Water Council, focused on solving freshwater issues with innovative startups and producing cutting-edge technology. Companies with […]

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August 19, 2014

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WEF Announces Revamped Knowledge Center

The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Knowledge Center offers comprehensive online training materials for water professionals and students. The revamped website includes many new elements such as a free featured video every month, group purchase functionality, nearly 100 courses and activities, and Continuing Education Units available for more than 20 courses. Users can purchase […]

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August 18, 2014

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Sign-Up for the WateReuse Symposium

Take advantage of the many networking opportunities available at the 29th Annual WateReuse Symposium in Dallas on Sept. 7–10. The WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.), American Water Works Association (Denver), and Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) are cosponsoring the event where water professionals gather to learn about issues associated with water reuse and desalination. The symposium […]

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August 15, 2014

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Collection Systems 2014 Conference Proceedings Now Available

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems 2014 Conference, held in March, featured 14 technical sessions with more than 57 presentations made by experts in the wastewater field. If you were unable to attend this year’s conference, you still can access the latest trends in collection systems by purchasing a copy of the […]

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August 14, 2014

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Don’t Miss the Stormwater Congress at WEFTEC® 2014

While at WEFTEC® 2014, Sept. 27–Oct. 1 in New Orleans, attendees have the opportunity to experience the Stormwater Congress, an event held in conjunction with WEFTEC. Stormwater professionals that attend the Water Environment Federation’s (Alexandria, Va.) Stormwater Congress will have access to networking opportunities and high-quality programming dedicated to stormwater issues covering topics such as […]

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August 13, 2014

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Opening General Session Illuminates Innovation and Leadership in the ‘Disruptive Age’

Luke Williams will be the featured speaker during Opening General Session at WEFTEC® 2014. Photo courtesy of the Washington Speakers Bureau (Alexandria, Va.).

WEFTEC® 2014 keynote speaker Luke Williams discusses responding to change   Luke Williams — bestselling author, professor, and commentator — will take center stage during the Opening General Session at WEFTEC® 2014, where he will speak about innovation and leadership. As change occurs more rapidly, leaders need to use innovation and out-of-the-box thinking to successfully […]

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August 8, 2014

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LIFT Seeks Submissions for its Technology Scan and Assessment Program

The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) is seeking submissions for innovative technological solutions that can be applied in the water quality sector. LIFT, a Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) initiative, focuses on accelerating the use of innovative practices in wastewater treatment. Through the LIFT Technology Scan […]

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