September 22, 2018

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WEF Podcasts Examine Community Water Issues and Operator Resources

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series presents insights from leaders in the water sector. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Kishia Powell, commissioner of the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management, talks about the […]

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September 21, 2018

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WEF Staff Star in Lip-Sync Video to Promote the Value of Water

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When the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) received a request to help raise awareness about the value of water on social media, staff responded. In August, the H2duO — Arianne Shipley and Stephanie Zavala — asked water organizations to contribute to a #OneWater lip-sync video. The call for videos, sent during #NationalWaterQualityMonth, asked water […]

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September 18, 2018

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WEF Fellow Equips New Generation of Professionals with Knowledge

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April Z. Gu has loved water since she was very young. Combined with her inherent curiosity and a self-proclaimed drive to “get to the bottom of everything,” this love led Gu to research water topics. Gu’s contributions to water research and to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) earned her a spot among the […]

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August 31, 2018

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August 2018 Digest

Featured News Now in its 25th Year, Sewer History Exhibit Looks to the Future Since its start in 1993, the sewer history exhibit has traveled the country, appearing at more than 75 conferences, trade shows, and other sector events. It includes rare wooden, clay, and cast-iron pipes as well as historical documents and sewer artifacts, […]

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August 30, 2018

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WER Article Explores Benefits of Indirect Potable Reuse

Potable reuse can bring many benefits, even when compared to typical water management practices. University of Nevada (Reno) researchers conducted a triple-bottom-line assessment of the benefits of reclaimed water management strategies. Their article, which appears open-access in the August issue of Water Environment Research (WER), presents their work examining how potable use of reclaimed water […]

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August 29, 2018

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Serendipity Leads WEF Fellow Sandra Ralston into Water Leadership

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Sandra Ralston calls her entry into the water sector “serendipitous.” In 1989, she was hired as regional marketing manager for Greeley and Hansen (Chicago), an environmental engineering firm focused on water. Her boss encouraged her to join the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), which put Ralston on a path to water leadership and becoming […]

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August 29, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

  Maurice J. Osman, member since 1968, New York Water Environment Association. Michael A. Pink, member since 1980, Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association.

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August 28, 2018

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Now in its 25th Year, Sewer History Exhibit Looks to the Future

Sewer History Photo Display

In 1993, an AZ Water Association committee came up with a novel idea while developing the agenda for a national collection systems conference. How about creating an exhibit of historical sewer photos to display at the conference?   Jon Schladweiler, co-chair of the committee and amateur history buff, was all in and got to work building […]

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