Archive | September, 2012

Watch the WEFTEC Live Stream

September 30, 2012

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On Oct. 1, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will live stream two events from WEFTEC®2012 in New Orleans. The live streamed events are the Opening General Session featuring Jim Carroll as keynote speaker, and Water Leaders 2012 featuring U.S. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson as keynote speaker.   The live stream begins Oct. 1 […]

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September 2012 at a Glance

September 29, 2012

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Featured Other News Getting Into the Business of Biofuel Raleigh, N.C., utility tests biofuel crops and plans to process fuel this winter Most wastewater treatment plants do not support acres of sunflowers, rapeseed, or sorghum. However, a grant-funded pilot program at the Neuse River Wastewater Treatment Plant (Raleigh, N.C.) could interest some treatment plant managers […]

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News You Can Use Onsite at WEFTEC

September 29, 2012

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Are you joining thousands of your fellow water and wastewater professionals onsite at WEFTEC® 2012 in New Orleans? The information below will help you make the most of your experience. Not to miss events (times listed in Central Time): Opening General Session: Oct. 1, 8:30–9:30 a.m.; New Orleans Theater (Second Floor) Water Leader Session: Oct. […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

September 28, 2012

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Earl H. Masteller, member since Jan. 1, 1973, Florida Water Environment Association. Daniel Patrick Sexton, member since Jan. 1, 1973, Central States Water Environment Association. Kenneth S. Stoller, member since Jan. 1, 1970, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Donald C. Wright, member since Jan. 1, 1973, Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association.

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International SJWP Winner Recovers Wastewater Pollutant Using Clay

September 26, 2012

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Bright, young scientists with innovative ideas participated in the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition, held during World Water Week, Aug. 26–31. Teams representing 27 countries put their water-related research to the test, vying to win the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI; Stockholm) award. This year, a team from Singapore — Luigi Marshall Cham, […]

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In Memoriam: Mark D. Poole

September 25, 2012

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Photo courtesy of Dan Goodwin, Wade Trim (Detroit).

Mark D. Poole, senior project manager at Wade Trim Group Inc. (Detroit) and a member of the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) since 1988, died July 28 at the age of 51. Poole worked in the wastewater and potable-water industries for 27 years at local and national utilities, authorities, and municipalities. As a dedicated water […]

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WEF Receives Grant To Promote Stormwater Innovation

September 24, 2012

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In the next year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will promote innovative solutions to stormwater runoff around the United States. Using a $10,000 grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Streets–Green Jobs–Green Towns Initiative, WEF will host a meeting that brings together organizations interested in hosting a Low-Impact Development (LID) Design […]

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Network and Collaborate on WEFCOM, an Online Tool for All WEF Members

September 20, 2012

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All Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members now can network and collaborate in the online workspace, WEFCOM.   What is WEFCOM? WEFCOM allows members to personalize their WEF experience by creating a profile, building networks, and blogging. Members also can post discussions and build resource libraries and a Water Wiki on the site. WEFCOM […]

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