October 21, 2014

Comments Off

WEF Releases Green Infrastructure Implementation Special Publication

Unlike other books that focus on technical design of individual “green” elements, the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) special publication Green Infrastructure Implementation tackles topics that relate directly to the ability to implement green infrastructure. Featuring a collection of programmatic and planning topics, the publication covers a range of issues from stormwater to public education and […]

Continue reading...

October 16, 2014

Comments Off

Report Released on Extreme Climate and Weather Events

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a new report, Water/Wastewater Utilities and Extreme Climate Events: Case Studies on Community Response, Lessons Learned, Adaptation, and Planning Needs for the Future. The report, created in collaboration with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) with input from other […]

Continue reading...

October 15, 2014

Comments Off

From the President: Driving Innovation to Water Resource Recovery

Ed McCormick, WEF President 2014–2015

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recently convened its 87th annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC® 2014, in New Orleans. During this annual water quality event, WEF did what we do best – drive innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage water knowledge – for water professionals from more than 100 countries around the globe. […]

Continue reading...

October 14, 2014

Comments Off

WEF Releases Wet Weather Design and Operation Publication

Those looking for a comprehensive reference of the current design and operational practices to manage wet weather flows now can access the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) special publication, Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities. It is a companion to WEF’s Manual of Practice (MOP) 8, Design of Municipal Wastewater […]

Continue reading...

October 10, 2014

Comments Off

Webcast Explores Net-Zero Energy Solutions

Net-Zero Energy Solutions for Water Resource Recovery Facilities Join other water professionals in a webcast discussion of the Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.) ENER1C12 study on energy neutrality or “net zero” for water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). The study aims to characterize the energy balances of common wastewater treatment configurations and evaluate the potential […]

Continue reading...

October 9, 2014

Comments Off

Miss WEFTEC®? Don’t Miss WEFTEC Daily

Were you unable to attend WEFTEC® 2014? The Water Environment Federation’s (Alexandria, Va.) annual technical exhibition and conference took place Sept. 27 to Oct. 1 in New Orleans. Read news, see photos, and get the highlights of what happened during the world’s largest annual water quality event in the WEFTEC Daily online.  

Continue reading...

October 8, 2014

Comments Off

WEF Announces 2014 Stormwater Video Competition Winners

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced the winners of its 2014 StormTV Project competition. The project recognizes and promotes the work of stormwater professionals globally through videos that are submitted from nonprofit organizations, government entities, consulting firms, and equipment manufacturers. “This was a great opportunity for me to see all the terrific […]

Continue reading...

September 30, 2014

Comments Off

September 2014 at a Glance

Featured Other News Cities of the Future Offer Water Management Lessons Chicago Summit Discussion continues in New Orleans during WEFTEC® 2014   Any community can learn a lesson or two from cities leading the way in water resource management. Leaders from these cities, representing both the public and private sectors, gathered at the Chicago Water […]

Continue reading...