July 31, 2014

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July 2014 at a Glance

Featured Other News Growing the Workforce: Where Are They Now? Internships translate into jobs and more Can a water-focused internship or a scholarship steer high school students to successful careers in the water sector? The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) asked some former students who have been there and done just that. Preventing the Loss […]

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July 31, 2014

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Earn a WEFTEC 2014 Registration Discount by Inviting Colleagues

Want a discount for WEFTEC® 2014? Then it’s time to start spreading the word. In late July, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) launched the Invite a Colleague program. Refer two or more first-time, Full Conference registrants, and receive a $200 discount on your Full Conference registration. To qualify for the discount you must […]

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July 28, 2014

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

James T. Canaday, member since 1974, Virginia Water Environment Association. William S. Cantwell, member since 1973, Indiana Water Environment Association. Jesse D. Crell, member since 1973, New York Water Environment Association. Clifford Gold, member since 1953, Florida Water Environment Association. George W. Hall, Member since 1975, Illinois Water Environment Association. Rocco Maiellano, member since 1977, […]

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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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