Archive | September, 2013

September 2013 at a Glance

September 30, 2013

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Featured Other News Coming to the Windy City for WEFTEC? Get All the Information You Need Here Thousands of water and wastewater professionals will journey to WEFTEC® 2013, the world’s largest water show, Oct. 5 to 9 in Chicago. The 86th Annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference features 144 technical […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Member

September 27, 2013

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WEF life member status is awarded to those who have been active members for at least 35 years and have reached the age of 65.

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Check Out New Business Courses in WEF Knowledge Center

September 26, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now offers business skills courses in the Knowledge Center, WEF’s hub for online training and education. Through a partnership with MindEdge (Waltham, Mass.), WEF now offers 27 of these courses covering communication, management, and leadership, with plans to add 28 more courses covering project management by October.

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Working Together To Spread the Value of Water Message in North Carolina

September 25, 2013

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Photo courtesy of North Carolina American Water Works Association and Water Environment Association (Raleigh), North Carolina Rural Water Association (Lexington), and the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association (Emerald Isle).

Educating about the value of water always has been part of the mission of the North Carolina American Water Works Association and Water Environment Association (Raleigh; NC AWWA–WEA). But to consolidate resources while expanding the message’s reach, NC AWWA–WEA joined the North Carolina Rural Water Association (Lexington), and the North Carolina Waterworks Operators Association (Emerald […]

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From the President: Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

September 24, 2013

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Cordell Samuels, 2012–2013 WEF President

I am proud to have served the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) as president this year. As my term comes to a close, I am struck by how fortunate I have been — both in my chance to be involved with WEF — especially recently, as many exciting things have been happening at the […]

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WEF Pavilions Feature Brief Presentations

September 23, 2013

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The Innovation Pavilion at WEFTEC 2015 will be located in Booth No. 358, Hall A, of the exhibition. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Educational opportunities at WEFTEC® 2013 extend beyond the nearly 150 sessions in the conference program. Brief presentations in the Stormwater and Innovation pavilions also will be a part of the experience. In addition to industry-leading companies, both pavilions will contain theaters and feature an array of brief interactive programming, from focusing on trivia to meeting […]

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Reviewers Needed for Water-Quality-Trading Publication

September 23, 2013

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) needs reviewers for the special publication, Advances in Water Quality Trading as a Flexible Compliance Tool. Individuals interested in participating must work closely with WEF staff and dedicate expertise and time to ensuring the development of high-quality manuals according to a publication schedule. This publication will explore the status […]

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WEF Manual Educates About Automation

September 20, 2013

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As automation continues to be a growing component of the water industry, new technologies and applications constantly are being developed and producing benefits. To introduce technological advancements and present elements and standards of a complete automation design, the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) has released the fourth edition of Automation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities […]

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