January 31, 2016

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January 2016 Digest

Featured Other News Stockholm Junior Water Prize Students Make a Big Splash in Water Research Minnesota teacher reflects on students’ achievements  Every year an impressive group of young scientists compete for the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP). Cindy Welsh, seventh grade science teacher in the Cloquet (Minn.) Public School system for the past 15 […]

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January 30, 2016

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Current Odor Issues, Regulations, and Solutions Featured at Odors and Air Pollutants Conference

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites environmental and water sector professionals to attend the Odors and Air Pollutants 2016 conference in Milwaukee, March 21–24. The event features an opening general session and 12 technical sessions providing education and resources on current odor issues, regulatory requirements, and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. […]

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January 29, 2016

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WEF Leaders Invited To Attend WEFMAX 2016

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites WEF Member Association (MA) leaders to attend the WEFMAX 2016 meetings. At these meetings, WEF leaders have the opportunity to discuss topics important to WEF as well as water sector professionals and their communities and exchange information about MAs. Register now for the following meetings: March 9–11 […]

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January 28, 2016

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Robert Bella, member since 1981, Kansas Water Environment Association and Missouri Water Environment Association. Daniel D. Chen, member since 1972, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Fran E. Forkas, member since 1969, California Water Environment Association. Michael R. Giannini, member since 1987, West Virginia Water Environment Association. John Hochstrasser, member since 1973, Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association. […]

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January 25, 2016

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WEF Reinvigorates Awards Program

Introducing two new opportunities to receive recognition in the water sector   Every year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognizes outstanding members and their contributions to the water sector through a suite of awards. Recently, the WEF Board of Trustees, Awards Committee, Awards Task Force, and staff revealed new components of the awards […]

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January 24, 2016

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WEF Joins in Urging Congress To Exclude Provisions in Cybersecurity Bill

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined 47 other organizations in sending a letter urging Congress to reject a proposed regulation in the cybersecurity bill. The letter expresses concerns about provisions in section 407 of the Senate version of the cybersecurity bill that would potentially give federal agencies “free rein to assess certain businesses’ […]

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January 23, 2016

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Submit Nominations for 2016 WEF Awards

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting nominations for its 2016 awards. The WEF Honors and Awards Program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession, WEF, and its Member Associations. A variety of awards recognize recipients’ hard work in protecting the water environment and promoting the […]

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January 22, 2016

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Apply for the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship

A delegation representing U.S. utilities will travel to the biannual Singapore International Water Week, July 10–14. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA; Washington, D.C.), and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), in partnership with Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, invite utility leaders to apply for a […]

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