September 26, 2016

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Allen H. Hogge, member since 1977, Virginia Water Environment Association. Byron A. Musser, member since 1981, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

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September 25, 2016

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You Choose the Cover of November WE&T

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September 24, 2016

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids Committee (RBC) has released the PDF version of the fact sheet, “Phosphorus in Biosolids: How to Protect Water Quality While Advancing Biosolids Use.” As a consolidation of an extensive online version of the fact sheet released in 2014, it condenses main findings from the RBC Sustainable […]

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September 23, 2016

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Guide Helps Prepare Operators for Certification Exam

Are you an operator preparing to take a certification exam? To help test-takers study, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in collaboration with the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC; Ankeny, Iowa) and the Certification Commission for Environmental Professionals of ABC, have released The Wastewater Operator’s Guide to Preparing for the Certification Examination. Consisting of […]

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September 22, 2016

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Water Advocates Program Website Becomes Hub for Legislation Resources

The Water Advocates Program, an initiative sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) to encourage advocacy for important water sector legislation, has a new home on the web. The new website is designed to be a hub for affecting change around crucial water legislation. The WEF Government Affairs department held a webcast on […]

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September 21, 2016

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California Energy Commission Awards $2 Million To Demonstrate Water Recovery and Energy Savings

As part of a project supported by water and energy organizations including the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), the California Energy Commission will grant $2 million to Silicon Valley Clean Water (SVCW; Redwood City, Calif.) and Stanford (Calif.) University to demonstrate the potential benefits of a staged anaerobic fluidized-bed membrane bioreactor, also called “SAFE” […]

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September 17, 2016

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WEF Announces a Framework for STEPP Initiative

In July, the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) initiative crossed a milestone with the release of a document that provides recommendations for potential program design components. The document, Framework for a National Testing and Evaluation Program Based Upon the National Stormwater Testing and Evaluation for Products and Practices (STEPP) Initiative (Project […]

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September 15, 2016

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In Memoriam: Tim Ricker, Past WEF Chief Operating Officer

Tim Ricker, past chief executive officer of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), died July 31 at the age of 66. Born August 29, 1949, in Washington, D.C., Ricker became an influential WEF leader. On March 3, 1975, Ricker began his 36-year-career at WEF as WEFTEC® exhibits manager. He advanced to take on increasingly […]

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