December 31, 2018

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December 2018 Digest

Featured Other News New Operations Challenge Teams Travel the Road to WEFTEC 2018 At WEFTEC, 44 teams of elite wastewater operators met in New Orleans to participate in the 31st-annual Operations Challenge competition. For 11 of those teams, 2018 marked their national-level debut. Meet some of the new teams and learn about how they prepared […]

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December 30, 2018

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Ask Congress To Support Funding for Water Research Program

The National Priorities Water Research (NPWR) program has helped advance water science research through applied, extramural research projects. But more funding is needed. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Water Advocates Program asks water sector professionals to garner support for NPWR from their members of Congress. The program directly benefits water sector utilities through […]

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December 29, 2018

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Exhibit in Global Markets Through WEF International Pavilions

Get exposure to international markets through Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) International Pavilions. Those looking to expand their business presence can exhibit at major water and wastewater shows around the world. WEF purchases prime locations on the show floor at these events and makes space available to house exhibitors for a single, all-inclusive price.   […]

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December 28, 2018

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Water Leaders Discuss Sector Trends and Emerging Issues 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: Chris Mahoney, vice president of capital markets for Andritz Separation Technologies (Graz, Austria), shares his […]

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December 24, 2018

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WEF Endorses Legislation To Help Low-Income Households

On Oct. 10, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D–Md.) and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker (R–Miss.) introduced the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018 (S. 3564). The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) endorsed this legislation, which would help increase access to water and wastewater services. The legislation would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act […]

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December 23, 2018

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Contribute Abstracts for 2019 Water Treatment and Reuse Conference

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In summer, water sector and academic professionals from around the world will gather in Singapore to discuss water treatment and reuse. Anyone with content to feature can submit abstracts by Feb. 15 to participate in this event. The Advancement in Water and Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (AWWTR) 2019 conference will bring together a diverse set […]

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December 22, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Jon F. Bergenthal, member since 1977, Missouri Water Environment Association. Rodney Geisler, member since 1977, Kansas Water Environment Association. Ronald R. Lopez, member since 1976, AZ Water Association. James E. Scholl, member since 1975, Michigan Water Environment Association. Alan Slater, member since 1975, New England Water Environment Association. Paul Toretta, member since 1984, New England […]

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December 20, 2018

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From the President: Why Do You Do What You Do?

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“What do you do for a living?” It’s a common question that comes up pretty quickly in a conversation with someone new. This is a great conversation starter because it is generally innocuous, unlike questions on, say, politics, or one’s favorite judge on “The Voice.” Getting to the heart of why we work for water […]

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