October 24, 2014

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Present Your Technical Knowledge at WEFTEC® 2015

Want to submit an abstract or a technical session proposal for WEFTEC® 2015? The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now is accepting abstracts and technical session proposals for WEFTEC 2015. Those interested in submitting abstracts can refer to the guidelines, which include formatting, content, and general requirements as well as sample abstracts. For technical […]

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October 23, 2014

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Moving Toward Water Resource Recovery Facilities Publication Is Available

Resource recovery is an emerging societal need globally. Due to the ever-increasing pressures on progressively limited resources such as water, nutrients, and energy, it is critical to recover these resources from wastestreams. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) released Moving Toward Resource Recovery Facilities, a peer-reviewed publication about moving away from wastestreams and moving toward […]

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October 21, 2014

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WEF Releases Green Infrastructure Implementation Special Publication

Unlike other books that focus on technical design of individual “green” elements, the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) special publication Green Infrastructure Implementation tackles topics that relate directly to the ability to implement green infrastructure. Featuring a collection of programmatic and planning topics, the publication covers a range of issues from stormwater to public education and […]

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October 16, 2014

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Report Released on Extreme Climate and Weather Events

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new report, Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate Events: Case Studies on Community Response, Lessons Learned, Adaptation, and Planning Needs for the Future. The report, created in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) with input from other […]

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October 15, 2014

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From the President: Driving Innovation to Water Resource Recovery

Ed McCormick, WEF President 2014–2015

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recently convened its 87th annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC® 2014, in New Orleans. During this annual water quality event, WEF did what we do best – drive innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage water knowledge – for water professionals from more than 100 countries around the globe. […]

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October 14, 2014

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WEF Releases Wet Weather Design and Operation Publication

Those looking for a comprehensive reference of the current design and operational practices to manage wet weather flows now can access the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) special publication, Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities. It is a companion to WEF’s Manual of Practice (MOP) 8, Design of Municipal Wastewater […]

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October 10, 2014

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Webcast Explores Net-Zero Energy Solutions

Net-Zero Energy Solutions for Water Resource Recovery Facilities Join other water professionals in a webcast discussion of the Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.) ENER1C12 study on energy neutrality or “net zero” for water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). The study aims to characterize the energy balances of common wastewater treatment configurations and evaluate the potential […]

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October 9, 2014

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Miss WEFTEC®? Don’t Miss WEFTEC Daily

Were you unable to attend WEFTEC® 2014? The Water Environment Federation’s (Alexandria, Va.) annual technical exhibition and conference took place Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in New Orleans. Read news, see photos, and get the highlights of what happened during the world’s largest annual water quality event in the WEFTEC Daily online.  

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