December 19, 2014

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WEF Joins Green Infrastructure Collaborative

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has joined the Obama Administration’s Green Infrastructure Collaborative along with many other public and private sector organizations. Through activities such as research, outreach, information sharing, tool development, and technical assistance, WEF and the other members have committed to advance green infrastructure initiatives which will improve stormwater management. For […]

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December 18, 2014

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WEF Submits Comments on WOTUS

On Nov. 14, WEF filed comments to the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) proposed rule. Working with various Member Associations, WEF compiled a set of comments centered around key definitions important to utilities as well as recommendations on how to improve some of the exemptions important to municipalities. The WOTUS rule seeks to clarify […]

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December 17, 2014

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From the President: International Partners Help Deliver the Best in Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery

Leading minds from across the globe convened in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 26–30, to attend the International Water Association (IWA; London) Specialist Conference on Global Challenges for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery. The conference provided a unique opportunity for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) to strengthen its partnership with IWA in the areas […]

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December 15, 2014

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WEF Compiles Ebola Resources and Offers Webcast Recording

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in collaboration with many water and public health organizations, has been seeking credible Ebola information to address concerns and questions within the water sector. Because there is limited data on the fate and transport of Ebola in wastewater collection systems, the organizations have reached out to appropriate federal […]

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December 11, 2014

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WEF Book Provides Water Resource Recovery Facility Design Information

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides current information on designing state-of-the-art facilities and treatment processes through Introduction to Water Resource Recovery Facility Design, Second Edition. The updated book includes information about regulations and standards for students and practicing engineers. The book addresses the challenges of incorporating new technology and innovations while producing a […]

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December 9, 2014

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Purchase WEF Wear, Gifts, and Operator Cards for the Holidays

While supplies last, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is selling clothing and other merchandise in its online store. Items available for purchase include the moisture-wicking WEF men’s polo shirt and WEF women’s polo shirt; WATER’S WORTH IT items including t-shirt, bottle, pack of sponges, shower timer, and lanyard; black WEF anorak jacket; and […]

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December 5, 2014

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Learn About Pipe Bursting, SRFs, and Performance Measurements in Upcoming WEF Webcasts

Pipe Bursting: A Mature and Diverse Trenchless Technology Pipe bursting is a trenchless method for renewing deteriorated and undersized gas, water, sewer, utility conduit, and other pipelines. It allows the replacement of existing pipes with a new pipe of the same or larger inner diameter, and offers a pipe replacement alternative designed to reduce disturbances […]

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November 28, 2014

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November 2014 at a Glance

Featured Other News WEFTEC® 2014 Sets New Exhibition Record, Biggest Registration Record to Date for New Orleans WEFTEC® 2014 set new records. The event included a total of 20,385 registrants and 1027 companies using 28,157 net m2 (303,075 net ft2) of exhibition space. As the host of thousands of water professionals and water companies from […]

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