Archive | January, 2013

January 2013 at a Glance

January 31, 2013

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Featured Other News NOAA Grants Give Students, Teachers Hands-On Learning Outdoors Students around the United States are learning more about the water environment using scientific methods thanks to grants from the Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). All B-WET projects emphasize “meaningful watershed educational experiences” through […]

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Webcasts Offer the Fundamentals of Disinfection and Grit

January 30, 2013

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Fundamentals of Disinfection Feb. 6, 1–3 p.m. (EST) This webcast will provide an overview of regulatory considerations and fundamental principles related to ultraviolet (UV) disinfection. It will describe how these factors affect the design, operation, and maintenance of UV systems for wastewater disinfection. A case study on the selection of UV disinfection for the City […]

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Save the Date for WEFTEC 2013

January 29, 2013

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Mark your calendar for WEFTEC® 2013. The 86th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) will be held Oct. 5–9 at McCormick Place South, Chicago. Registration opens April 2.

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Participate on WEFCOM, Win WEFTEC 2013 Registration

January 28, 2013

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Want free registration to WEFTEC® 2013? Become an active participant on WEFCOM, the online community for Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members. WEF will calculate member engagement scores for 5 months beginning Feb. 1 and award free WEFTEC registration to the most active member. For more details, see information on using WEFCOM and see […]

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WEF Launches the Stormwater Report Website

January 25, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presents the Stormwater Report now with an updated look on the new website stormwater.wef.org. The January edition of the report marked the launch of the site, which is dedicated to stormwater news. The site highlights advanced practices, cutting-edge research, policy updates, and current events pertaining to stormwater. Find […]

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Reviewers Needed for Risk-Based Planning for Wet Weather Special Publication

January 24, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is updating the publication,  Risk-Based Planning for Wet Weather. This update of the 2006 WEF Guide to Managing Peak Wet Weather Flows in Municipal Wastewater Collection and Treatment Systems will serve as a fundamental framework for sanitary sewer overflows/peak flows topics and will reflect the best current thinking, […]

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In Memoriam: Sam L. Warrington, WEF President 1974–1975

January 23, 2013

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Sam Warrington, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president from 1974 to 1975, speaks at a WEF, then known as the Water Pollution Control Federaion, event. Photo courtesy of the WEF Archives.

Sam L. Warrington, professional engineer and Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president from 1974 to 1975, died Dec. 11 at the age of 91. He joined WEF in 1954 and became a WEF life member in 1989. Warrington received a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He worked […]

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WEF Invites You To Submit Award Nominations for 2013!

January 18, 2013

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Now is the time to start thinking about nominations for the 2013 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Annual Awards because the submissions deadline is April 1. If you know someone who has made a positive contribution to the water environment, do not let their efforts go unnoticed; submit your nomination to the WEF Awards […]

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