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June 2012 at a glance

June 30, 2012

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Featured items Collaboration Is the Key to Innovation Wastewater professionals meet with German leaders to discuss energy and innovation Sharing knowledge and forming partnerships provides the key to the real-world implementation of innovation. That was the consensus at an April 30 meeting between German and Washington, D.C.-area wastewater sector leaders. WEF Hosts Meeting To Begin […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

June 28, 2012

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Daniel Davis, member since Jan. 1, 1970, New York Water Environment Association. Thomas M. Furlow, member since Jan. 1, 1977, Georgia Association of Water Professionals. James McIndoe, member since Jan. 1, 1977, Alabama’s Water Environment Association.

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Website Helps Donors Direct Funds Where Most Needed

June 24, 2012

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Many organizations contribute funds to improve water access, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH). To optimize the donation process, the Foundation Center (New York) launched a custom Web portal to provide information and resources on who is funding what project and where, according to a Foundation Center news release. The website, www.washfunders.org, was created so the “community […]

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WEF Needs Reviewers for Books

June 23, 2012

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks reviewers to work closely with WEF staff to develop Manuals of Practice (MOPs) and textbooks. Applicants will be asked to dedicate expertise and time to ensuring high quality while maintaining the publication schedule. The following opportunities are available. MOP 29, Operation of Nutrient Removal Facilities This book, a […]

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From the President: Driving Innovation in the Water Sector

June 22, 2012

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Matt Bond, 2011–2012 WEF President

I continue to be amazed by the excitement generated by the new Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) strategic direction. WEF leadership and staff are working to implement the ambitious objectives in the strategic direction, and none is more exciting than our objective to “Drive Innovation in the Water Sector.” With this objective, we aim […]

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Collaboration Is the Key to Innovation

June 21, 2012

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Water industry leaders gather at Water Environment Federation (WEF) headquarters in Alexandria, Va., to learn about energy innovations implemented in Germany. WEF photo/Jennifer Fulcher

Wastewater professionals meet with German leaders to discuss energy and innovation   Sharing knowledge and forming partnerships provides the key to the real-world implementation of innovation. That was the consensus at an April 30 meeting between German and Washington, D.C.-area wastewater sector leaders. “The exchange between towns and the exchange with industry and science, in […]

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WEF Releases Year in Review for 2011

June 19, 2012

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released its Year in Review 2011. The 16-page report provides an overview of WEF’s most notable activities, accomplishments, events, leaders, and award recipients. It is available online in a flipbook format.

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WEFTEC Makes the Top 250

June 15, 2012

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WEFTEC 2011

WEFTEC® 2011 has been ranked by Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.) as 73rd in its Top 250 Trade Show list. The list ranks trade shows held in the United States by net square footage of exhibits. A total of 16,961 water professionals attended the 84th annual technical exhibition and conference, which was held in […]

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