Archive | March, 2014

WEF Invites You To Submit Award Nominations for 2014

March 19, 2014

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Now is the perfect time to start thinking about submitting nominations for the 2014 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Annual Awards. The deadline is April 1. Find all the information you need to nominate your outstanding members on the WEF Awards Web page. Contact WEF staff member, Kelsey Hurst, for more information.

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Become a Reviewer for WEF’s UV Disinfection Special Publication

March 17, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is developing the special publication, UV Disinfection for Wastewater, to provide guidance for consultants, operators, and water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) interested in using ultraviolet (UV) light for disinfection. The document will include introductory information on the advantages and disadvantages of UV disinfection compared to other commonly used […]

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WEF Collaborates with NOAA To Improve Utility Access to Climate Information

March 14, 2014

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On Feb. 10, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) participated in a day-long workshop that focused on increasing partnerships with water utilities, urban planning professionals, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; Washington, D.C.) communities. The workshop, led by NOAA’s Climate Program Office, examined current successful federally hosted websites and opportunities to leverage one […]

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Registration for WEFTEC 2014 Opens March 31

March 13, 2014

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The 87th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) will be held Sept. 27–Oct. 1 at New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Registration opens March 31. Sign up now to receive a reminder email when registration opens.

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WEF Utility Partnership Program Offers Many Benefits

March 10, 2014

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Is your utility looking for a simple and easy way to join the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and local WEF Member Associations (MAs)? Through the Utility Partnership Program, WEF staff members help utilities tailor membership packages to each utility’s needs. The program allows utilities to consolidate all employees into a single account and […]

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WEF Webcasts Examine Co-Digestion, Manhole Rehabilitation, and Algae Bioreactors

March 7, 2014

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Co-Digestion of Organic Waste Products with Wastewater Solids Participate to learn about a recent Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) study that examined economic effects of codigestion, biogas produced by adding different organic wastes, allowable organic loading rate for stable digestion, and digester loading from fats, oils, and grease. March 19, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT) […]

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O’Neill Shares Her Vision for WEF

March 6, 2014

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On Feb. 3, Eileen O’Neill was formally named executive director of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). She had served as interim executive director since July. O’Neill has more than 20 years of experience at WEF; in 2011, she became WEF’s deputy executive director and before this, served as chief technical officer with responsibility […]

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Opportunity Knocks

March 5, 2014

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Photo courtesy of John Seldon.

John Seldon, WEF Member and Founder of Temporary Operations and Maintenance Inc. John Seldon, a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1980, is founder and president of Temporary Operations and Maintenance Inc. (Port Burwell, Ontario) and a principal of Envir-O-Site Inc. (Sarnia, Ontario). During his career, Seldon has focused on optimizing municipal and […]

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