Archive | November, 2012

WEF Presents the 2012 Student Design Competition Winners

November 19, 2012

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Student teams from the University of Colorado–Boulder and the University of South Florida (Tampa), won the 11th annual 2012 Student Design Competition held at WEFTEC® 2012. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) competition challenges individuals or teams of students within a WEF student chapter to prepare a design to solve a local water quality […]

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Submit an Abstract for Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013

November 16, 2012

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Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.)/International Water Association (London) conference Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013: Trends in Resource Recovery and Use. The deadline to submit an abstract or proposal for a workshop or session is Dec. 12. The conference is scheduled for July 28-31, 2013, at the Sheraton […]

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Submit a 2013 WEF Fellows Program Application Today

November 15, 2012

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now is accepting applications for the 2013 WEF Fellows’ candidates. The WEF Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievements and effects members have made in the practice areas served by WEF, including, but not limited to, design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management, and leadership. WEF Fellows applicants and […]

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Introducing the 2012–2013 WEF Board of Trustees

November 14, 2012

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On Oct. 2, during WEFTEC®2012, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “gavel of leadership” changed hands. Matt Bond, who is now immediate past president, passed the gavel to President Cordell Samuels. Samuels is plant superintendent at the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant (Durham, Ontario). In addition, WEF’s House of Delegates confirmed the members […]

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From the President: An Exciting Time To Be Working in Water

November 13, 2012

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Cordell Samuels, 2012–2013 WEF President

I would like to introduce myself as your new Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president. I live in Ontario and work as superintendent of the Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant located in the regional municipality of Durham. I have worked as an operator for 30 years and first got involved with the Water […]

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Learn About Asset Management and Water Reuse Disinfection in Water Environment Federation Webcasts

November 9, 2012

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Asset Management: Translating Data to Information — Nov. 14, 1–3 p.m. (EST) The webcast will describe how long an asset should last, how to define value, the business case to replace an asset, asset management programs to prioritize your capital improvement planning, and lessons learned. Speakers include John Nelson and Brian Heatherington, Thousand Oaks, Calif.; […]

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Receive Education and Training From WEFTEC 2012 All Year

November 7, 2012

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Were you unable to attend WEFTEC® 2012? Too busy to attend a session? Catch up on the conference’s technical program through WEFTEC On Demand. The education offered at the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference continues online year-round. WEFTEC On Demand provides immediate access to nearly 150 presentations, with synced PowerPoint and […]

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Take Part in WEFTEC 2013, Submit Your Abstract Before Dec. 3

November 6, 2012

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Submit an abstract before Dec. 3 to be a part of WEFTEC® 2013. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has introduced a new and improved system to submit abstracts. Interested presenters can submit abstracts according to theme, topic, and focus area. The system — designed to simplify the submission process, focus technical content on […]

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