Archive | November, 2014

November 2014 at a Glance

November 28, 2014

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Featured Other News WEFTEC® 2014 Sets New Exhibition Record, Biggest Registration Record to Date for New Orleans WEFTEC® 2014 set new records. The event included a total of 20,385 registrants and 1027 companies using 28,157 net m2 (303,075 net ft2) of exhibition space. As the host of thousands of water professionals and water companies from […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

November 27, 2014

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Russell Adams, member since 1974, New England Water Environment Association. Gary Hackney, member since 1977, California Water Environment Association. George W. Haggard, member since 1979, Ohio Water Environment Association. Jimmie Jenkins, member since 1974, Virginia Water Environment Association. Robert A. Morrell, member since 1976, Florida Water Environment Association. Richard L. Pehrson, member since 1978, North […]

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Second Stormwater Congress Kicks Off at WEFTEC 2014, Stormwater Pavilion Doubles in Size

November 26, 2014

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More than 20,000 water professionals from nearly 100 countries assembled in New Orleans for WEFTEC® 2014 and the second annual Stormwater Congress. The Stormwater Congress is a spotlight event held in conjunction with WEFTEC. This year, the congress included more than 30 stormwater technical sessions and workshops as well as the Stormwater Pavilion, a concentrated […]

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Central States Volunteer Helps Operations Challenge Team Win First in Division 2 Laboratory Event

November 26, 2014

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Operations Challenge 2014 Featured in WEF Highlights and WE&T During Operations Challenge 2014, Terminal Velocity made history by placing first in Division 1 for the fifth consecutive year. Team HRSD joined Terminal Velocity at the top by securing first in Division 2. Both are Virginia Water Environment Association teams. While teams and competitors often receive […]

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WEFTEC® 2014 Service Project Volunteers Fix Flooding Problem in New Orleans Park

November 25, 2014

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On Sept. 27, volunteers from across the country congregated in New Orleans to participate in the 7th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Community Service Project, “Recharge, Restore, Revitalize Hollygrove: Conrad Park Green Infrastructure Enhancements.” As WEFTEC® 2014 was just beginning, 110 volunteers spent their Saturday constructing a rain garden and bioswales at Conrad […]

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South Florida, British Columbia Teams Win the 2014 WEF Student Design Competition

November 24, 2014

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During the 2014 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition a judge asks the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) about their project. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Students from the University of South Florida (Tampa) and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) won the 2014 Water Environment Federation Student Design Competition. The thirteenth annual competition took place in New Orleans at WEFTEC® 2014, WEF’s 87th annual technical exhibition and conference. The University of South Florida team project, “South/Central Hillsborough County Service Area […]

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Prepare for Upcoming WEF Conferences

November 21, 2014

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) hosts several conferences where water-sector professionals can learn and network. In the following upcoming conferences, attendees can hear about the latest approaches, techniques, and case studies in utility management; discover the best practices in design-build project delivery in the water and wastewater sectors; and study leadership and business […]

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Three Organizations Receive Prestigious NBP Award

November 20, 2014

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The National Biosolids Partnership (NBP; Alexandria, Va.) honored three biosolids management organizations with prestigious 10 Years Platinum Award at WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans. These organizations — Orange County Sanitation District (Calif.), the City of Los Angeles, and DC Water in Washington, D.C. — represent leaders in the sector who have exhibited continuous improvement and […]

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