October 31, 2014

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Stanley Clair Boyd, member since 1979, North Carolina Water Environment Association. Andrew W. Edwards, member since 1973, Water Environment Association of Texas. Bruce Jank, member since 1965, Water Environment Association of Ontario. William R. McCoy, member since 1972, Water Environment Association of South Carolina. Joseph J. Shepherd, member since 1977, New England Water Environment Association. […]

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October 30, 2014

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Charting New Waters Report Provides Insights and Recommendations for Urban Water Infrastructure

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread (Racine, Wis.) report, “Optimizing the Structure and Scale of Urban Water Infrastructure: Integrating Distributed Systems,” examines the potential use of distributed water infrastructure systems. Photo courtesy of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread.

The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread (Racine, Wis.) released the report, “Optimizing the Structure and Scale of Urban Water Infrastructure: Integrating Distributed Systems,” as part of its Charting New Waters initiative. In March, the foundation partnered with the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) to convene a group of experts to examine the potential for distributed […]

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October 27, 2014

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Imagine H2O Seeks Water Infrastructure Innovations

Imagine H2O (San Francisco) has launched its sixth annual path-to-market program, Infrastructure Challenge. The business innovations competition will help identify and launch promising water technology startups. Imagine H2O seeks innovative emerging and growth-stage businesses with scalable solutions for water and wastewater infrastructure to enter the competition. The top companies will advance to Imagine H2O’s Accelerator […]

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October 24, 2014

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Present Your Technical Knowledge at WEFTEC® 2015

Want to submit an abstract or a technical session proposal for WEFTEC® 2015? The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now is accepting abstracts and technical session proposals for WEFTEC 2015. Those interested in submitting abstracts can refer to the guidelines, which include formatting, content, and general requirements as well as sample abstracts. For technical […]

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October 23, 2014

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Moving Toward Water Resource Recovery Facilities Publication Is Available

Resource recovery is an emerging societal need globally. Due to the ever-increasing pressures on progressively limited resources such as water, nutrients, and energy, it is critical to recover these resources from wastestreams. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) released Moving Toward Resource Recovery Facilities, a peer-reviewed publication about moving away from wastestreams and moving toward […]

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October 21, 2014

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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 […]

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October 16, 2014

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WERF Released Report on Extreme Climate and Weather Events

The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) 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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Water Research Foundation (Denver) with input from […]

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October 15, 2014

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From the President: Driving Innovation to Water Resource Recovery

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. […]

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