Archive | November, 2012

November 2012 at a Glance

November 30, 2012

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Featured Other News WEFTEC Educates Thousands of Water and Wastewater Professionals More than 17,400 water professionals and 980 exhibiting companies gathered in New Orleans Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 for WEFTEC® 2012, the 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.). The world’s largest annual water quality event featured 148 […]

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WEF Leaders Attend Water Sector Utility Sustainability Forum

November 30, 2012

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) leaders participated in the “Water Sector Utility Sustainability: The Path Forward” forum, held Sept. 25 and 26 in Washington, D.C. WEF Board of Trustees member George Martin and WEF Small Communities Committee Vice Chair Todd Danielson participated in the forum, which was organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

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WEFTEC Educates Thousands of Water and Wastewater Professionals

November 29, 2012

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More than 17,400 water professionals and 980 exhibiting companies gathered in New Orleans Sept. 29 to Oct. 3 for WEFTEC® 2012, the 85th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). The world’s largest annual water quality event featured 148 technical sessions, 24 workshops, and seven facility tours. Throughout WEFTEC, […]

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Water Leadership Institute Class Graduates at WEFTEC 2012

November 28, 2012

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WEF Immediate Past President Matt Bond speaks at the Water Leadership Insitute graduation Ceremony. Photo courtesy of Oscar Ezing photography.

WEFTEC© 2012 marked a historic event: the graduation of the first class of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Water Leadership Institute (WLI). The program, developed and operated by WEF, helps participants develop new skills and knowledge through a curriculum delivered by expert instructors from various public and private organizations. “The participants did a […]

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Water Leaders Celebrate 40 Years of CWA Accomplishments

November 26, 2012

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On Oct. 15, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined others in the clean water community to celebrate four decades of accomplishments under the Clean Water Act (CWA) and call for a new vision to ensure further water quality progress. The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA; Washington, D.C.) and the Association of […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

November 23, 2012

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Charles Ehne, member since Jan. 1, 1976, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association. Frank A. Nerone, member since Jan. 1, 1972, New York Water Environment Association. Eric F. Mische, member since Jan. 1, 1975, California Water Environment Association. W. Carroll Murphy, member since Jan. 1, 1969, Mississippi Water Environment Association. James A. Oppert, member since Jan. 1, […]

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WEF Introduces New Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

November 21, 2012

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical committees help develop WEF policy positions, write technical manuals and books, develop training materials and program content, develop conference programs, and contribute to many other WEF program activities. Currently, WEF has 38 committees, each focusing on a different aspect of water and wastewater management. At WEFTEC® 2012, the […]

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Celebrate World Toilet Day Nov. 19

November 19, 2012

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Photo courtesy of Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (Geneva) and World Toilet Organization (Singapore).

Nov. 19 marks the annual World Toilet Day. The 2012 World Toilet Day campaign is hosted by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (Geneva) and World Toilet Organization (Singapore). The event raises awareness about the global sanitation challenge that many lack access to adequate sanitation and hygiene, a World Toilet news release says. The […]

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