Archive | March, 2013

WERF Seeks Applications for Awards

March 20, 2013

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The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for the 2013 Paul L. Busch Award and the Award for Excellence in Innovation. The deadline to submit applications and nominations for both is June 1. The Paul L. Busch Award is presented by WERF through the Endowment for Innovation in Applied Water Quality […]

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It’s Time for Your Utility To Become a WEF Member

March 19, 2013

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Is your utility looking for the flexibility to tailor a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) membership package based on employees’ needs? The WEF Utility Partnership Program provides this opportunity, enabling utilities to consolidate all members within their organization onto one account. For more information, contact Brittany Burch at bburch@wef.org.

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WEF Member Achievements — Thomas DeLaura Promotes WEF and ISA Collaboration

March 18, 2013

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Thomas DeLaura, vice president of Eramosa International Inc. (Detroit) and a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1982, was named International Society of Automation (ISA; Research Triangle Park, N.C.) Water and Wastewater Industry Division 2012 Member of the Year. DeLaura, current chair of WEF’s Automation and Information Technology Committee, vice chair of WEF’s […]

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WEF Joins Other Organizations To Support Water Infrastructure Legislation

March 15, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined 14 other organizations to send a letter to U.S. Rep. Lois Capps (D–Calif.) supporting H.R. 765, the Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2013. On Feb. 15, Capps introduced the bill, which will offer competitive matching funds to help the nation’s water, wastewater, and stormwater agencies […]

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Publication Presents a Vision for Water Resources Utility of the Future

March 14, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.) released “The Water Resources Utility of the Future: A Blueprint for Action.” The document defines evolving environmental, economic, and social roles that clean water utilities are playing in their communities. The document outlines […]

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Water for Jobs Water Infrastructure Summit Set for April 16

March 13, 2013

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The Water for Jobs partnership is hosting a free 2-hour media event featuring well-known speakers and experts that will bring national attention to the need to reinvest in U.S. water infrastructure. The Water Infrastructure Summit will take place April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Rotunda Room of the Ronald Reagan Building and […]

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Preparing for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, Volunteers Needed

March 12, 2013

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Work continues to prepare the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Beckley, W.Va., for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The jamboree, scheduled for July 15 to 23, will feature a conservation trail, an interactive experience enabling scouts and scout leaders to learn the latest about environmental developments and ways to preserve the world’s natural […]

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WEFCOM Goes Mobile!

March 9, 2013

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Want to access the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) network while away from the computer? WEFCOM, a platform for members to connect and share, now is available as a free mobile application. Download the app at no cost by searching MemberCentric within any Apple, Android, or Blackberry device’s app store. Once the app is […]

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