June 29, 2016

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Technology Transfer Workshop Educates About Membranes

Learn about applying membranes to drinking water, wastewater, and reuse applications during the Technology Transfer Workshop. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) is hosting the workshop jointly with the American Membrane Technology Association (Stuart, Fla.) and Northwest Membrane Operators Association (Boise, Idaho). The workshop will feature educational sessions, exhibits, and tours of two full-scale membrane […]

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June 28, 2016

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Analysis Reveals SRFs Return Billions on Federal Investment

Federal spending for the Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Funds (SRFs) returns economic gains and jobs, according to a new economic benefits analysis released by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.). The analysis, WEF/WateReuse Analysis of National Economic, Job Creation, and Tax Revenue Benefits from Increased Funding […]

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June 28, 2016

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New Book Provides Infiltration and Inflow Guidance

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control. This book offers guidance on methods to identify, locate, and estimate the magnitude of private property infiltration and inflow (I/I) as well as best practices to control it. I/I control efforts can pose a challenge for utilities, and private property […]

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June 27, 2016

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WEFCOM Makes Networking with Peers Easy

Looking for a way to keep in contact with fellow Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members? WEFCOM is the tool to use. The online community for WEF members enables users to create personalized contact lists. A WEFCOM contact list enables you to stay in touch with other members — even those on other committees […]

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June 27, 2016

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From the President: Directions for the Future

Paul Bowen, WEF President 2015–2016

When traveling for business or pleasure, we often start by asking these familiar questions: Where are we going? How are we going to get there? What are we going to do? Asking these questions also is important for any organization. For the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), finding the answers to these questions is […]

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June 26, 2016

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Neil A. Webster, member since 1979, Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association.

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June 25, 2016

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U.S. Department of Energy Accelerates Adoption of Sustainable Wastewater Infrastructure

On May 11, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced The Wastewater Infrastructure Accelerator. Through the initiative, the department will work with state, regional, and local agencies that engage with water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) to accelerate a path toward sustainable infrastructure. It builds on and leverages a portfolio of work, resources, and partnerships established […]

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June 24, 2016

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RainWorks Challenge Draws Students to Design for Stormwater Reduction

Winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Campus RainWorks Challenge showed the potential for stormwater management projects at universities. The designs showcased such benefits as mitigating 4540 Mg (5000 tons) of carbon dioxide in Texas, adding 803 m2 (8640 ft2) of pedestrian space in Maryland, implementing 29 green infrastructure techniques at a campus […]

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