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May 2012 at a glance

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Featured items Around the World in 6 Days ‘Global Marathon’ connects women engineers on six continents The biggest challenge facing entrepreneurial-minded women engineers in the Middle East isn’t a lack of finances; it’s a lack of confidence. Women who muster the courage to start their own businesses can leapfrog over obstacles that have held others […]

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Around the World in 6 Days

May 26, 2012

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‘Global Marathon’ connects women engineers on six continents The biggest challenge facing entrepreneurial-minded women engineers in the Middle East isn’t a lack of finances; it’s a lack of confidence. Women who muster the courage to start their own businesses can leapfrog over obstacles that have held others back. That’s just one of the lessons shared […]

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Download the New and Improved WEFTEC App Today

May 26, 2012

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If you are planning to attend WEFTEC® 2012, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers you a new and improved tool for your smartphone. The WEFTEC app, available at no cost on the iPhone, Android, and Blackberry, provides access to the conference’s technical program, exhibitor directory, and listing of committee meetings and other events. […]

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Calling WEF Member Associations and Water Industry Utilities To Enter the WATER’S WORTH IT™ Video Contest

May 26, 2012

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Are you using WATER’S WORTH IT™ in your communities? If so, enter the WATER’S WORTH IT™ video contest and tell the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) how you are using the campaign. Celebrate your efforts to be a voice for water and to help raise awareness about the value and importance of water, water-related […]

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WEF Requests Videos Illustrating Stormwater Innovations

May 26, 2012

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Is your community using innovative techniques to manage stormwater? The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) wants to hear about it and share your success with others. Sharing is easy, just upload a video of your project to YouTube, and send a link to stormwater@wef.org. WEF will create a playlist of the submitted videos in […]

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WEFTEC Service Project Leaves Green Footprint That Continues To Grow

May 26, 2012

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During each of the past four WEFTEC® events, volunteers have worked together to leave a green footprint on conference host cities. Take a look at the results. After 18 months, the Bioswales in the Bayou project constructed during WEFTEC 2010 has transformed the New Orleans site. The plants now are in full bloom, making the […]

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WEFTEC 2012 by the Numbers: Program Offers Extensive Education Opportunities

May 26, 2012

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WEFTEC® always offers an extensive amount of educational activities to participants. This year, the program is especially impressive after receiving a near record-breaking 1254 abstracts. As the 85th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference, WEFTEC 2012 will include more than 140 technical sessions, 24 workshops, and more than 1000 presentations […]

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Kartik Chandran, WEF and Water Sector Leader, Appointed to Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee

May 26, 2012

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Kartik Chandran, a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Board of Trustees and a leader in the water sector, has been appointed to the Stockholm Water Prize Nominating Committee for a 3-year term. The prize is a prestigious international award for extraordinary achievements in saving the world’s water resources. “Dr. Chandran is […]

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