Archive | February, 2014

WEF Files Comments on EPA Draft of NPDES for Stormwater Discharges

February 18, 2014

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On Dec. 26, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) filed comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) draft of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Multi-sector General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Industrial Activities. WEF’s comments noted a concern that in areas where EPA looks to streamline procedures, WEF members could end up having […]

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Deadline To Submit WEF Honorary Membership Nominations Approaches

February 14, 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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Promote Water Savings During Fix a Leak Week 2014

February 12, 2014

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Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency hosts the Fix a Leak Week and encourages water sector organizations to promote checking for and fixing leaks in fixtures and irrigation systems. The sixth annual promotion will be held March 17–23. EPA’s WaterSense® provides information and interactive education for all ages. The website provides online quizzes, a […]

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WEF Submits Comments to EPA on Proposed Water Quality Rule

February 11, 2014

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On Jan. 2, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Water Quality Standards Regulatory Clarification proposed rule. EPA has stated that it hopes the changes “will improve the regulation’s effectiveness in restoring and maintaining the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation’s waters,” according to […]

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Apply for WEF’s Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

February 10, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now is accepting applications for the 2014 WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship, which provides $25,000 to a post-baccalaureate student in the water environment field. Application materials must arrive to the Water Environment Federation Awards Department on or before March 1. Questions? See the WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship […]

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Prepare To Attend WEF Educational Events

February 6, 2014

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Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about key water sector topics through one of the many upcoming educational events hosted by the Water Environment Federation including the following: The Utility Management Conference™ 2014: Making Progress More Apparent Feb. 25–28, Hyatt Regency Savannah, Ga. Learn about innovative tools, successful techniques, and emerging solutions to water and […]

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Submit Nominations to WEF Nominating Committee

February 4, 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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Eileen O’Neill Becomes WEF’s New Executive Director

February 3, 2014

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With more than 20 years of experience at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), Eileen O’Neill formally steps into the role of WEF executive director. O’Neill has been serving as interim executive director since July 2013. O’Neill has been instrumental in creating national and international thought-leadership programming at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and […]

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