February 16, 2018

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Workshop Equips Trainers with National Green Infrastructure Certification Program Skills

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites training professionals to become National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP)-approved. Help meet the certification training needs of NGICP partners and training sites, or develop your own licensed, training program through a Train the Trainer Workshop. The workshop covers a range of topics to prepare individuals to train a new […]

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February 12, 2018

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February Issue of WER Offers Access to Variety of Water Research

Every month, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides online access to cutting-edge water research in its journal Water Environment Research. At least one research paper each month is available open-access. The February issue of the journal features nearly 100 pages of research provided in 11 papers that focus on topics ranging from wetlands […]

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February 9, 2018

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New ‘Words on Water’ Podcasts Cover Infrastructure, Education, and Storms

In new episodes of the ongoing Words on Water podcast series, water leaders discuss topics ranging from infrastructure to education and mentorship to hurricane preparedness. Stream these Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) podcasts online and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes feature: Representative Garret Graves (R–La.) talks […]

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February 8, 2018

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From the President: Thanks to Our Volunteers

As 2018 begins, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is midway between the previous and the upcoming WEFTEC. WEF volunteers already are working on content for WEFTEC 2018, which will be held Sept. 30–Oct. 3 in New Orleans. Volunteers become the cornerstone of WEF Volunteers and staff will gather in Atlanta this month to […]

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February 7, 2018

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Federal Judge Postpones D.C. Wipes Law

On Dec. 22, a federal judge blocked the Nonwoven Disposable Products Act of 2016, a law proposed by the Washington, D.C. City Council that would discourage wipes manufacturers from inaccurately labeling their products as “flushable,” until the city issues a labeling rule. The first flushable wipes law in the U.S. was set to take effect in […]

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January 31, 2018

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January 2018 Digest

Featured Other News The Art of the Sewer Artists from around the world transform manhole covers and wastewater into art Some artists look to nature for inspiration. Others explore color, light, or shapes. But a few have found their muse in the municipal wastewater system. One group in Europe is inspired by manhole covers, while […]

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January 30, 2018

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Odors and Air Pollutants Topics Covered at 2018 Conference

In March, water sector professionals can attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)  Odors and Air Pollutants 2018 conference. The event will educate about current regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. The event features a workshop, opening general session, exhibits, and 13 technical sessions. Topics covered in the conference’s technical […]

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January 29, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Douglas J. Baird, member since 1976, Pacific Northwest Water Environment Association. Louis E. Robbins, member since 1976, Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association. Rick Shibata, member since 1972, Nebraska Water Environment Association. Joe Tamburini, member since 1977, Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association.

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