Archive | September, 2014

WEF Releases Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual

September 18, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) recently released Water and Wastewater Calculations Manual, Third Edition, which provides basic principles, best practices, and detailed calculations for surface water, groundwater, drinking water treatment, and wastewater engineering. The solutions presented in this manual of practice (MOP) are based on practical field data and current federal and state rules […]

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Infographic Reveals Results from Declining Water Levels

September 17, 2014

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To bring attention to the power and the importance of clean water, Ohio University’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology in Athens, created an infographic that focuses on how providing clean water could change the world. It includes several facts about the effect water has on social change and human health, such as the following: […]

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WEF Coordinating Comments to U.S. EPA’s Proposed Rule on the “Waters of the United States”

September 16, 2014

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On April 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers jointly published in the Federal Register a proposed rule, also known as “Waters of the United States” rulemaking, to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands. The proposed definitions of waters will apply to all Clean […]

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New WEFTEC Ads Offered to MAs

September 12, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has designed a new advertisement, “WEFTEC® is for Operators,” for Member Associations (MAs) to help promote WEFTEC 2014. The ad features a wastewater specialist competing at the 27th annual WEFTEC Operations Challenge where operators complete a series of tests to demonstrate the best combination of precision, speed, and […]

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JB Neethling Discusses Implementing New Technology at WEFTEC® 2014

September 11, 2014

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WEF/AEESP featured speaker describes how to plan and minimize risk   With many water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) experiencing numerous problems on limited budgets, technology could prove the key to finding solutions. During the 18th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)/Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP; Washington, D.C.) technical session at WEFTEC® […]

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Join WEF and Save on WEFTEC Registration

September 10, 2014

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Membership to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) comes with many perks, one of which is saving up to $200 on WEFTEC® registration. This year, WEF’s 87th annual technical exhibition and conference will take place Sept. 27 ‒ Oct. 1 in New Orleans. Join WEF and save by registering for WEFTEC at the member […]

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Traveling to the Big Easy for WEFTEC® 2014? Learn All You Need To Know Here

September 9, 2014

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Water professionals register for WEFTEC 2013. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Join thousands of colleagues at the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®). Take advantage of the learning opportunities available around every corner of the New Orleans Morial Convention Center during WEFTEC 2014, Sept. 27–Oct. 3. WEFTEC 2014 provides registrants with access to 145 technical sessions, 35 workshops, 11 mobile sessions, 8 facility tours, […]

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WEF No-Charge Webcast Covers Force Mains

September 8, 2014

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Force Main Condition Assessment Series Part 3: Virtual Panel Discussion In this final installment of the Force Main Condition Assessment webcast series, speakers from the first two webcasts are invited back for a “virtual” panel discussion to provide more detail about lessons they learned when conducting condition assessments on force mains. These speakers are Henry […]

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