Archive | January, 2014

WEF Nominating Committee Seeks Nominations

January 14, 2014

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The dedication and active involvement of members are what advance the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) mission — to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide — as well as WEF’s vision to be essential to water professionals around the world. Join WEF […]

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Collection Systems and Peracetic Acid Discussed in February WEF Webcasts

January 10, 2014

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Force Main Condition Assessment Series Part 1: Choosing the Right Technology As the first in a three-part series, this webcast will provide an overview of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Task Order No. 59 on Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems and include examples of how technologies were chosen for pipeline condition assessment projects across the […]

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DC Water’s Taste Test Challenge Sells the Idea of Tap Water

January 8, 2014

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Majority prefers tap or can’t tell the difference between tap and bottled water   DC Water (Washington, D.C.) has been working to spread the message that tap water tastes great and offers a cheaper, more environmentally friendly alternative to Washington, D.C.-area residents. The utility has been hosting taste test challenges and partnering with the organization […]

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Nominations Now Open for WEF Honorary Membership

January 7, 2014

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Honorary Membership recognizes individuals who have demonstrated preeminence in the fields of activity encompassed by the objectives outlined on the WEF Honorary Membership Web page. Recipients are recognized for their achievements in the water profession and are awarded a complimentary lifetime WEF membership. The list of WEF Honorary Members represents […]

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Department of Energy Offers Finance Programs

January 3, 2014

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The energy and water sectors are linked inextricably. Recognizing this connection, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the guide to Federal Finance Facilities Available for Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Clean Energy Deployment. The guide provides an overview and individual descriptions of 31 federal finance facilities as well as individual contact information for each […]

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Attention Toilet Enthusiasts!

January 2, 2014

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The novelty café serves Taiwanese cuisine to customers. Photo courtesy of Chyan.

Los Angeles area gets America’s first restroom-themed restaurant    Not many restaurant openings capture the attention of Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff. But then again, not many restaurants sport the ambiance and décor of a water closet. The place is the Magic Restroom Café (City of Industry, Calif.), the first restaurant in America […]

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