May 23, 2018

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Green Infrastructure Certification Program Launches Nationally and Welcomes New Director

Adriana Caldarelli Featured

Big changes have been announced for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The standardized job-training program for professionals working in green infrastructure construction, maintenance, and monitoring is open now nationwide to partners, trainers, sponsors, and hopeful certificants. To coincide with the national launch, Adriana Caldarelli has joined the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) […]

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May 22, 2018

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WE&T Introduces Sanitation Superheroes Photo Contest Winners

Sanitation Superheroes Featured

While water and wastewater treatment professionals may not be able to stop speeding locomotives or see through walls, many of their admirers would describe the work they perform every day to protect their communities as heroic. During March and April, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine asked readers to share photos of the sanitation superheroes […]

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May 21, 2018

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Submit Nominations for WEF Leadership Positions

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) needs leaders who are dedicated to advancing the organization’s mission and vision. WEF envisions a community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global water environment. To achieve this goal, WEF works to connect water professionals, enrich professional expertise, increase awareness of the impact and value of water, and […]

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April 30, 2018

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April 2018 Digest

Featured News Ancient Iranian Civilization Owes Its Existence to Remarkable Water Management System If you and your pals were planning to start a new civilization, you would probably think twice about settling in the middle of a desert that receives less than 127 mm (5 in.) of rainfall a year. But such practical concerns didn’t […]

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April 30, 2018

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Attend WEF’s Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference in June

Nutrient Removal and Recovery 18 Featured

In June, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will hold a conference that covers various nutrient-related topics. The Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference 2018 features three workshops and 16 technical sessions. Topics covered include optimizing system operation, performance, and energy use; mitigating struvite and vivianite scaling; adopting sustainable practices and planning decisions around sustainability; […]

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April 29, 2018

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Words on Water Focuses on Puerto Rico, Technology, Workforce, and Outreach

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Water sector thought-leaders share insight on a variety of topics through the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Words on Water podcast series. Stream these episodes online and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes feature: Melissa Pomales, water program management leader for Arcadis (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), describes […]

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April 28, 2018

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Calling on Congress To Support Water Services in Small Communities

Increasing funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Water and Wastewater Loan and Grant Program can help provide water services to thousands of small communities and rural areas. In February, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and other water sector organizations sent a letter to members of the U.S. House of […]

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April 27, 2018

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WEF’s New Release Covers Financing for Wastewater Systems

MOP 27 Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released the fourth edition of Financing and Charges for Wastewater Systems, Manual of Practice 27. The guidebook provides an overview of current industry practices to consider when establishing rates and charges for wastewater collection and treatment systems. The publication reflects changes that have occurred in the water […]

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