September 18, 2017

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Purchase Standard Methods and Receive Free Online Access

The purchase of Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 23rd Edition, includes free online access to the resource for a year. The laboratory resource provides the most up-to-date information for measuring the biological, chemical, and physical attributes of water. It offers guidance for choosing among available methods for specific elements and compounds. […]

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September 17, 2017

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Participate in Imagine a Day Without Water 2017

The third-annual Imagine a Day Without Water will take place Oct. 12. Utilities and water organizations that participate will engage their communities in the state of water infrastructure and educate about the need for reinvestment. The Value of Water Campaign, a coalition of water sector organizations that is supported by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; […]

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August 31, 2017

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August 2017 Digest

Featured Other News Mentorship Becomes Theme of New and Improved Opening General Session As the kickoff for WEFTEC® 2017, the Opening General Session sets the tone for the annual technical exhibition and conference. The 90th WEFTEC will introduce changes to this event. For the updated event, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) combines traditional […]

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August 30, 2017

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NGICP Equips Professionals with Green Skills

Forty-six individuals recently earned credentials as the newest members of a skilled green workforce. In July, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and DC Water (Washington, D.C.) announced that these individuals have completed the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). In total, more than 100 people have earned NGICP certification in Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, […]

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August 29, 2017

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Gurdip S. Hyare, member since 1981, Texas Water Environment Association.

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August 28, 2017

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WEF Introduces Sound Off for Clean Water Song Contest

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) believes the fight for clean water deserves a fight song. Bertha Lang, the wife of a WEF member, penned the only known WEF song in 1979. At the time, the organization still was known as the Water Pollution Control Federation and digital recording equipment was not yet widely available. So, […]

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August 27, 2017

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Navigating Barriers and Finding Opportunities To Assist Low-Income Customers

Water and wastewater rates are rising as utilities address aging water infrastructure in the U.S. To assist low-income households with these increasing costs, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined other water associations in releasing a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. The guide, “Navigating Legal […]

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August 26, 2017

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WEF Formalizes Commitment to Smart Water Networks

Smart water networks have emerged as a way to use technology to optimize system operations. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is embracing this innovation. WEF signed a memorandum of understanding with the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN; Surrey, England), agreeing to promote the development of best practices for more efficient and sustainable smart […]

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