October 15, 2018

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WATER’S WORTH IT® Returns Bigger, Bolder, and Better

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During the WEFTEC® 2018 Opening General Session, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) relaunched WATER’S WORTH IT®. This popular, member-driven public awareness campaign has been updated to sport a clean, modern look and all-new resources. At WEFTEC, WEF also debuted a WATER’S WORTH IT public service announcement video to mark the relaunch. As the […]

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October 12, 2018

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Utility Staff Invited To Apply for LIFT SEE IT Scholarships

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Utility personnel interested in visiting other utilities to learn about innovations and different processes can apply for a scholarship.  The Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) offers the chance to gain hands-on experience with new technologies and processes, as well as the opportunity to meet those responsible for these innovations at other utilities. Candidates are […]

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September 28, 2018

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September 2018 Digest

Featured Other News Coming to WEFTEC 2018? Get All the Information You Need Here The 2018 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC®) returns to New Orleans, Sept. 29–Oct. 3 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Prepare to attend with this summary providing resources and information on key events. Managing […]

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September 27, 2018

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Thickened Waste Activated Sludge Research Showcased in September WER

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Researchers investigated the unbiodegradable fraction of particulate chemical oxygen demand (PCOD) in thickened waste activated sludge (TWAS). They used semi-continuous completely-mixed anaerobic digesters for the study. A laboratory-scale system was operated at detention times ranging from 16.7 to 33.3 days with organic loading rates between 1.21 and 3.47 kg/L m3. The article, “Estimation of the […]

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September 26, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Keith A. Smart, member since 1981, Water Environment Association of South Carolina.

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September 25, 2018

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Watch the WEFTEC 2018 Opening General Session Live Online

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If you can’t attend WEFTEC 2018, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is offering a sample of the conference through an online livestream. Watch the Opening General Session as it occurs, Oct. 1 at 8:30 a.m. central time. Keynote speaker Kevin Brown, author of The Hero Effect, will share ideas, strategies, and principles for […]

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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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Showcasing Something for Everyone at WEFTEC

WEFTEC 2017 - Session 102

Susan Merther, Director of WEFTEC Education Susan Merther has worked for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) since 1995. Currently, she serves as both director of WEFTEC Education, managing the technical content at the world’s largest annual technical exhibition and conference, and associate director of WEF’s Water Science and Engineering Center. In addition to […]

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