October 20, 2017

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WEF Releases Updated Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal Publication

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers the third edition of Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal, Manual of Practice OM-9, the latest update to the popular reference for operation of the activated sludge process. The extensively revised publication provides expanded content on process control with step-by-step examples for calculations, a new laboratory chapter with detailed directions for […]

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October 19, 2017

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Get Inspired with the “Words on Water” Podcast

Take interviews with prominent, influential, and interesting water sector professionals with you anywhere. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series features unique perspectives from those on the forefront of water issues. Episodes explore the topics of infrastructure, innovation and technology, resource recovery, workforce management and development, research, and public awareness. […]

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October 17, 2017

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From the President: Spreading the Value-of-Water Message

It is an honor to serve the members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF, Alexandria, Va.) as the 2017-2018 president. This column reaches you after we all return home from an extremely busy week at WEFTEC 2017. WEFTEC, a program helping WEF achieve its mission As a member of the WEF Board of Trustees, I […]

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October 16, 2017

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WEF Offers Support and Resources for Hurricane Relief Efforts

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) community wants to support those in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and throughout the Caribbean affected by the recent series of hurricanes — Harvey, Irma, and Maria. “It is during tremendous challenges like this that we see the incredibly tight-knit nature of the water community. […]

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October 15, 2017

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Pick the Top Ops Challenge Team

With the 30th Operations Challenge just concluded at WEFTEC 2017 in Chicago, now marks an ideal time to look back at the best of the best. The idea for the Operations Challenge competition began in the mid-1980s. After Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations began to host local operator-focused competitions, WEF hosted the first […]

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October 14, 2017

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WEF Comments on Renewable Fuel Standard Program Proposal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule that would lower the total renewable fuel targets for the Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) submitted written comments to EPA requesting that instead of lowering targets, it increase volume targets […]

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October 13, 2017

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WEFTEC Daily Features Best in Show

The annual Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC) took place Sept. 30–Oct. 4 in Chicago. Catch up on key events, see photos, and read updates about what happened during the world’s largest annual water quality event in the WEFTEC Daily.

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September 29, 2017

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September 2017 Digest

Featured Other News Kicking the Porcelain Throne up Several Notches WaterAid creates an eye-catching ‘toilet of dreams’ to convey a serious message about sanitation One of the big attractions at the 2017 Glastonbury Festival — a 5-day contemporary performing arts festival that takes place periodically near Pilton, Somerset, in the United Kingdom — was outfitted […]

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