January 30, 2015

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Water Sector Organizations Collaborate on Innovation

Staff from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), American Water Works Association (Denver), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) met Dec. 10 to share updates on each organization’s efforts on water sector innovation. During the meeting Jeff Lape, deputy director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Science […]

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January 28, 2015

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Federal Coalition Seeks Submissions for Nutrient Challenge

The Challenging Nutrients Coalition, a coalition of federal agencies, has launched the Nutrient Sensor Challenge as part of a collaborative effort to provide information needed to better understand and more effectively manage nutrients. The coalition includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, and […]

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January 27, 2015

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The Utility Management Conference™ Kicks Off Next Month

The latest practices, techniques, and case studies covering all aspects of utility management will be presented during The Utility Management Conference™ 2015. The conference, hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver), will be held Feb. 17–20 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Through workshops, sessions, and networking […]

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January 26, 2015

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Michael A. Kreiser, member since 1973, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association. James J. Longworth, member since 1977, New England Water Environment Association. Richard Renneker, member since 1973, Ohio Water Environment Association.

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January 23, 2015

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Save the Date for WEFTEC® 2015

The 88th Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) will be held Sept. 24–30 at McCormick Place, Chicago. WEFTEC, the world’s largest water quality conference, offers many different educational, networking, and business opportunities. Both the technical program and exhibition has grown continually and WEFTEC 2014 set records for the exhibition with […]

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January 22, 2015

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New WEFCOM Design Provides an Updated User Experience

On Dec. 5, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) launched a new design and navigation scheme for its online community, WEFCOM. The mobile-optimized website features a screen that adapts to the size of the device. WEFCOM’s navigation also has been simplified to make it easier for WEF members to access the areas they visit […]

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January 16, 2015

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Submit 2014 WEF Fellows Applications by Feb. 1

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievements and effects members have made in the practice areas served by WEF, including, but not limited to, design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management, and leadership. The deadline to submit applications and nominations is Feb. 1. WEF Fellows applicants and nominees will […]

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January 15, 2015

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WEF Members and Saff Contribute to Water Anthology

The book, Damned If We Don’t: Ideas for accelerating change around water, offers insight into water sector issues and personal stories from many different authors that include Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members and staff. The water anthology provides ideas to better manage water with topics ranging from conservation, to innovation, to leadership. “This […]

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