November 30, 2018

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November 2018 Digest

Featured Other News Weddings and Wastewater: An Unlikely Match at Seattle’s Brightwater Center Couples looking to tie the knot in the Pacific Northwest need to look no further than the Brightwater Center. Located about 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Seattle, the venue features romantic views and an unexpected neighbor — the 144,000 m3/d (36-mgd) […]

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November 30, 2018

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Apply To Take Part in the 2019 Water Leadership Institute

Water Leadership Institute Featured

The next generation of water sector professionals can gain new leadership skills by participating in the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Water Leadership Institute. The program features a blended learning approach examining complex challenges facing the water and wastewater sectors while building skills and knowledge needed to bring change to water organizations. The opportunity […]

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November 30, 2018

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WEF Releases Fact Sheet on Pulp and Paper Wastewater

Pulp and Paper Fact Sheet Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a fact sheet describing the treatment of pulp-and-paper-industry wastewater. The majority of the industry’s wastewater is treated using large basins, but temperature can change their performance. In this document, WEF presents details behind two commonly used, basin thermal models to compare their strengths and weaknesses as […]

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November 30, 2018

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Partnership Helps WEF Bring Green Infrastructure Training to Parks Professionals

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA; Ashburn, Va.) to adapt the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) curriculum into a form that can be used to train public land-management professionals throughout the country. In May, NRPA will partner with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to […]

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November 30, 2018

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WEF Stormwater Institute Presents the 2018 MS4 Award Winners

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During the Stormwater Congress Luncheon at WEFTEC 2018, 22 agencies received recognition from the fourth-annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Housed within the WEF Stormwater Institute, this awards program was developed to encourage innovation among municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4s) programs nationwide. The MS4 awards […]

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November 29, 2018

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LIFT Intelligent Water System Challenge Recognizes Innovative Water Solutions

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During WEFTEC 2018, a team from Great Lakes Water Authority (Detroit) and the University of (Ann Arbor) Michigan won the first Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Intelligent Water Systems Challenge. The team won for using data analytics to develop a tool to maximize the use of existing collection systems and minimize combined sewer overflows […]

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November 28, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Alan J. Callier, member since 1973, Missouri Water Environment Association. Alan Hollenbeck, member since 1976, Central States Water Environment Association. Nancy Kmet, member since 1981, Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association. William P. Pfrang, member since 1973, New York Water Environment Association. Kenneth R. Schumacher, member since 1979, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Michael Selak, member […]

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November 27, 2018

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Submit Technical Presentation Abstracts for WEFTEC 2019

WEFTEC 2019 Abstracts

Take part in the world’s largest annual technical water quality conference by contributing your work in water quality, wastewater, and stormwater. For the opportunity to present your work at WEFTEC 2019, submit a technical presentation abstract by Dec. 3. The technical presentation call for abstract (PDF download) provides information on formatting, topics and focus areas, […]

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