Archive | June, 2013

June 2013 at a Glance

June 30, 2013

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Featured Other News Stop, Don’t Flush That WEF members work to solve nondispersibles problem Wastewater treatment systems operate 24-hours a day, 7-days a week — that is, until an item that doesn’t belong makes its way into the system, clogging pipes and causing headaches for operators. Walking the Talk for Water WEF staff spread water […]

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Using Innovative Techniques To Manage Stormwater

June 28, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has issued a call for videos of innovative stormwater programs and projects for its second annual StormTV Project competition. The WEF video competition was developed with the goal of sharing creative ways of managing stormwater, improving water quality, and informing the public about stormwater management. Expert judges from […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

June 27, 2013

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William Bellamy, member since Jan. 1, 1973, Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association. Larry Gaddis, member since Jan. 1, 1968, Arkansas Water Environment Association. Robert Grant O’Dette, member since Jan. 1, 1971, Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association. Vernon Roelfs, member since Jan. 1, 1976, Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association. Michael Sailor, member since Jan. 1, 1973, Pacific […]

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WEF Offers Opportunities To Review Special Publications

June 26, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks individuals interested in participating as reviewers of three 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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Green Infrastructure Designs Win U.S. EPA RainWorks Challenge

June 25, 2013

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) challenged college and university students to increase the use of green infrastructure on their campuses to reduce stormwater pollution. As a result, 218 teams of undergraduate and graduate students working with faculty advisors responded to the inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge. More than 30 judges from the Water Environment Federation […]

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Submit Proposals to WERF Unsolicited Research Program

June 21, 2013

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Research can provide the key to finding practical solutions that respond to challenges facing the wastewater and stormwater industries, and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) wants to fund this research. WERF is accepting preproposals for its 2013 Unsolicited Research Program on topics consistent with efforts to advance science and technology addressing water […]

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Walking the Talk for Water

June 20, 2013

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WEF staff spread water quality message through community service and outreach   Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff ventured outside the office to educate the public about and improve water quality in honor of Earth Day. Staff volunteered for the City of Alexandria’s 2013 Earth Day event and to clean up the Potomac River […]

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WEFTEC Places 66th in Top 250 Trade Show List

June 19, 2013

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WEFTEC® 2012 has been ranked by Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.) as 66th in its Top 250 Trade Show list. The list ranks trade shows held in the United States by net square footage of exhibits. More than 17,400 water professionals attended the 85th annual technical exhibition and conference, which was held in New […]

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