Archive | September, 2014

September 2014 at a Glance

September 30, 2014

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Featured Other News Cities of the Future Offer Water Management Lessons Chicago Summit Discussion continues in New Orleans during WEFTEC® 2014   Any community can learn a lesson or two from cities leading the way in water resource management. Leaders from these cities, representing both the public and private sectors, gathered at the Chicago Water […]

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Recognizing the 2014 WEF Award Recipients

September 29, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced the recipients of the 2014 WEF Awards that will be presented during the 87th annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) 2014 in New Orleans. Camp Applied Research Award Sudhir Murthy, Washington, D.C. Chesapeake Water Environment Association Collection Systems Published Contributions Award   Authors: Lawrence J. […]

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Announcing the 2014 WEF Fellows

September 26, 2014

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Recognizing distinguished members and their contributions to water quality   The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced 12 distinguished members as 2014 WEF Fellows recipients. “These are some of the finest water quality professionals in action today,” said WEF Executive Director Eileen O’Neill. “The Fellows’ designation recognizes the level of their impact on […]

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In Memoriam – Curtis Smalley, WEAT President 2013–2014

September 25, 2014

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Curtis Smalley, a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1985 and immediate past president of the Water Environment Association of Texas (WEAT; Austin), died July 16 at the age of 56. Smalley served as program manager for the City of Waco, Texas, and, according to many who knew him, embodied the roles of […]

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Cities of the Future Offer Water Management Lessons

September 24, 2014

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From left, panel speakers Christian Guenner, director of System Development with Hamburg Wasser (Germany); Peter Grevatt, director of EPA’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water; Ted Henifin, general manager at Hampton Roads Sanitation District (Virginia Beach, Va.); Tali Landau-Ofter, finance director at TaKaDu Ltd. (Yehud, Israel); and moderator David St. Pierre, executive director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, participate in a panel at the summit. Photo courtesy of Kieffer Photography.

Chicago Summit Discussion continues in New Orleans during WEFTEC® 2014    Any community can learn a lesson or two from cities leading the way in water resource management. Leaders from these cities, representing both the public and private sectors, gathered at the Chicago Water Summit 2014: Global Lessons From Great Water Cities on July 21, […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

September 24, 2014

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Ronald Delo, member since 1977, New York Water Environment Association. John L. Irwin, member since 1970, Michigan Water Environment Association. James S. Kumagai, member since 1965, Hawaii Water Environment Association. Blake Maloney, member since 1971, New Jersey Water Environment Association.

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Modeling Experts Contribute To IWA/WEF Seminar

September 23, 2014

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Ingmar Nopens, chair of the seminar’s Scientific Committee, and Marina Arnaldos Orts, member of the seminar’s Young Water Professional Committee, helped organize the International Water Association (IWA; London)/Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Wastewater Treatment Modeling Seminar 2014. Ingmar Nopens Ingmar Nopens is an Associate Professor at Ghent (Belgium) University, where he leads the BIOMATH […]

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ISO Releases Water Footprint Standard

September 19, 2014

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The International Organization of Standards (ISO; Geneva) published ISO 14046, Environmental Management — Water footprint — Principles, Requirements, and Guidelines, a standard for measuring a water footprint. ISO 14046 will enable a variety of organizations — from industry to government to nongovernmental organizations — to measure their potential environmental affect from water use and pollution […]

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