November 30, 2016

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November 2016 Digest

Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Like Father, Like Son As a 12-year-old growing up in Austin, Texas, Jeff Sober recalls the day he found himself alone standing atop a water clarifier. “I was thinking, ‘Wow, it’s a miracle how this works,’” he said. Jeff’s fascination with water treatment processes likely had something to do […]

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November 28, 2016

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Submit Videos for the WEFTEC 2017 IKE Session

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Those interested in sharing new perspectives for water science, engineering, and education in an alternative format can participate in the Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE) at WEFTEC® 2017. The open forum showcases ideas in a more casual setting than those presented at other technical sessions. During the session, selected videos presenting these ideas are shown simultaneously to […]

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November 27, 2016

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Second IKE Session Presents Big Ideas in Short Videos

Proving that groundbreaking ideas need not be presented in extensive papers or full-scale lectures, the second Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE) at WEFTEC® 2016 featured 21 short videos introducing new perspectives for water science, engineering, and education. The event, established at WEFTEC 2015 as an open forum to showcase ideas in a more casual setting than […]

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November 25, 2016

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Relive WEFTEC® 2016 with the Video Playlist

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With more than 1000 exhibiting companies, 130 technical sessions, and a variety of workshops, specialized lectures, and facility tours, the 88th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® 2016) in New Orleans had numerous events to engage and educate attendees. Didn’t have enough time to see every event? Through the […]

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November 23, 2016

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

William C. Hebard, member since 1972, New England Water Environment Association. David R. Mahaffay, member since 1978, AZ Water Association. William L. Tatum, member since 1979, Texas Water Environment Association. Gary J. Volpe, member since 1973, California Water Environment Association.

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November 22, 2016

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Committee Leadership Council Seeks Vice-Chair

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council (CLC) seeks applicants for the CLC vice-chair position. The 2-year term begins after WEFTEC® 2017. Those with leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF committees, are invited to submit an application by Dec. 31. If you have […]

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November 21, 2016

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2017 AWWA/WEF Utility Management Conference Set for February

Mark your calendars, utility administrators: the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver, Colo.) announced that the annual 2017 Utility Management Conference will be held in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 7–10. The conference, which has developed over the last 28 years into one of the most sought-after gatherings of […]

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November 18, 2016

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StormTV Project Submissions Showcased at WEFTEC 2016

For its fifth consecutive year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) screened submissions for the StormTV project as part of the Stormwater Congress at WEFTEC® 2016. Bringing the total number of videos received by the program since 2012 to 395, all 29 of the new videos were shown to WEFTEC attendees. Instead of the […]

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