June 21, 2018

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WEF Joins in Encouraging Congress To Preserve Funding for Farm Bill

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) continues to support funding for the 2018 Farm Bill. On May 4, WEF joined many other organizations in requesting that the U.S. Congress fully fund Title II, the Conservation Title, in the next Farm Bill reauthorization. The letter was sent to U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts […]

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June 20, 2018

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Introducing the Winners of 2018 U.S. SJWP Competition

US SJWP 2018 Featured

On June 16, high school students who have been selected as 2018 state winners traveled to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to compete in the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. A total of 58 students, competing as individuals or on teams, represented 47 states and Puerto Rico in the national finals. […]

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June 19, 2018

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Hundreds Attend 2018 National Water Policy Fly-In

2018 National Water Policy Fly-In Featured

During Water Week, more than 250 individuals participated in the 2018 National Water Policy Fly-In, held April 17–18. Water professionals representing drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater gathered on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers and advocate for national policies that advance clean, safe, and sustainable water. Participants had the opportunity to hear […]

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June 18, 2018

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Submit Volunteer Service Recognition Nominations by June 30

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will recognize members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization. The program will honor as many as 15 members who have served on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. “So much of the energy that drives […]

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May 31, 2018

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May 2018 Digest

Featured Other News Discovering an Ancient Hydraulic System Rewrites Chinese Engineering History It was as true 5000 years ago as it is today: losing all your food in a flood is a major disappointment. For the people living in the Yangtze River Delta along the eastern coast of present-day China, it was also the impetus […]

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May 29, 2018

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Disinfection and Reuse Symposium Comes to Oregon in July

Disinfection and Reuse 2018 Featured

The Disinfection and Reuse Symposium 2018 will bring together environmental professionals from around the world. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conference will focus on current disinfection and reuse issues, regulatory requirements, methods for analyzing problems, and ways to find innovative solutions. Topics covered during the conference’s workshop and 10 technical sessions will include […]

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May 29, 2018

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WEF Seeks Committee Leadership Council Nominations

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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May 28, 2018

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Integrating Wastewater Treatment into the Community in Ontario

Seldon - Stratford - Clarifier

John Seldon, Founder of Temporary Operations and Maintenance Inc. John Seldon, a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1980, is founder and president of Temporary Operations and Maintenance Inc. (Port Burwell, Ontario, Canada). During his career, Seldon has focused on optimizing municipal and industrial solids collection and dewatering systems. Since entering the wastewater […]

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