February 21, 2019

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Examine Leadership Strategies at the Utility Management Conference 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water professionals interested in the latest approaches, practices, processes, and research of utility management to attend the Utility Management Conference 2019, held by WEF and the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver). As a leading management conference, attending water sector professionals are able to share their experiences […]

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February 20, 2019

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WEF’s New Release Offers Leading-Edge Content on Trenchless Technology

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In the U.S., an enormous network of pipelines is aging underground. Municipal managers, contractors, engineers, and consultants face the difficult task of renewing, rehabilitating, and replacing these systems efficiently and cost-effectively. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) supports these efforts with its newest publication, Trenchless Technology and Asset Management. This manual of practice, co-published […]

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February 19, 2019

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Apply for the 2019 WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

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Apply for the 2019 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship, which provides $25,000 each year to a post-baccalaureate student in the water environment field. The scholarship covers education-related expenses and is presented to a WEF member who makes a commitment to work in the water field for 2 years following completion […]

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February 15, 2019

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From the President: Like Chocolate for Water

From the President - Tom Kunetz Featured

I have chocolate in my blood. It’s not from eating a lot of chocolate (which I do), but because I grew up in “Chocolatetown, U.S.A.,” also known as Hershey, Pa. My family house was a stone’s throw from The Hershey Co., the largest chocolate factory in the world. My grandparents worked in the chocolate factory. […]

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January 31, 2019

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January 2019 Digest

Featured Other News Operators Without Borders Makes a Lasting Difference in the Caribbean When Valerie Jenkinson heard about the devastation in the small Caribbean nation of Dominica after Hurricane Maria, she was not content to just make a donation. She started an organization that will make a much larger and lasting difference: Operators Without Borders. […]

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January 27, 2019

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Farm Bill Passes Congress

U.S. Congress has passed the $867 million Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the “farm bill.” President Trump has signed the bill into law after it passed both houses with broad bipartisan support. During the nearly 2-year drafting process for the legislation, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has urged Congress to […]

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January 26, 2019

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Water Leaders Share Insights in WEF Podcasts

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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: Marleah LaBelle, project manager with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (Anchorage), discusses challenges with […]

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January 25, 2019

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Wastewater Treatment Fundamental Fact Sheets Prepare Operators for Certification

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Operators preparing to take certification exams have new resources at their disposal. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released a new series of peer-reviewed fact sheets that will help operators prepare for the first three levels of certification exams and qualify for continuing education credits. WEF’s Wastewater Operations Fact Sheets provide summaries of each […]

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