Archive | March, 2013

March 2013 at a Glance

March 31, 2013

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Featured Other News The Worm Whisperer Enlisting earthworms to treat biosolids Jerry Scholder is on a mission to gain government acceptance for using worms to treat biosolids. “I’m in the business of research to certify Class A biosolids through a nonthermophilic approach,” Scholder said. “That’s my key objective and key mission.” A Buggy Exhibition An […]

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Water Resource Recovery Facilities Receive NBP Recognition

March 29, 2013

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The Littleton/Englewood, Colo., Wastewater Treatment Plant received National Biosolids Partnership (NBP; Alexandria, Va.) Gold-level recognition for its biosolids management program (BMP). The plant’s first verification audit was completed Jan. 3. It is the first of the new class of BMP/environmental management system trainees to achieve this distinction. In addition, Knoxville (Tenn.) Utilities Board and Camden […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

March 27, 2013

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Harry Wiebe, member since Jan. 1, 1978, Ohio Water Environment Association. WEF life member status is given to those who have been active members for at least 35 years and have reached the age of 65.

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WEF Offers Opportunities To Review Special Publications

March 26, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks individuals interested in participating as reviewers of two publications. Reviewers must work closely with WEF staff and dedicate expertise and time to ensuring the development of high-quality manuals according to a publication schedule. If interested in serving as a reviewer, contact Britt Sheinbaum at bsheinbaum@wef.org. Wet Weather […]

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The Worm Whisperer

March 25, 2013

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Enlisting earthworms to treat biosolids   Jerry Scholder is on a mission to gain government acceptance of using worms to treat biosolids. “I’m in the business of research to certify Class A biosolids through a nonthermophilic approach,” Scholder said. “That’s my key objective and key mission.” Scholder, a resident of Front Royal, Va., with a […]

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Submit Comments on the NFPA Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities

March 23, 2013

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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA; Quincy, Mass.) seeks public input for the next revision of the NFPA 820 Standard for Fire Protection in Wastewater Treatment and Collection Facilities. The standard, which originated in 1983 and typically is revised every 3 to 5 years, establishes minimum requirements for protection against fire and explosion hazards in […]

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WEF Leaders Invited To Attend WEFMAX Meetings

March 22, 2013

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and WEF Member Association (MA) leaders are invited to attend an upcoming WEFMAX meeting. At these meetings, WEF leaders have the opportunity to discuss challenges, share successes, and become acquainted with WEF staff and MA leaders. Leaders can register now for the following meetings: March 27 to 29 in […]

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Celebrate World Water Day 2013, International Year of Water Cooperation on March 22

March 21, 2013

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March 22 marks World Water Day 2013, the International Year of Water Cooperation. Celebrated on this date every year since 1993, World Water Day focuses attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating sustainable management of water resources, according to the United Nations (U.N.; New York) World Water Day press kit. U.N. General Assembly […]

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