Archive | January, 2015

January 2015 at a Glance

January 31, 2015

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Featured Other News A Family That Builds Together Members of the Menniti family bond (and argue) over their love of engineering and wastewater treatment   Most families argue around the dinner table about football games and politics. But, the Mennitis — a multi-generational family of engineers and Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members — […]

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Water Sector Organizations Collaborate on Innovation

January 30, 2015

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Staff from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), American Water Works Association (Denver), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) met Dec. 10 to share updates on each organization’s efforts on water sector innovation. During the meeting Jeff Lape, deputy director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Office of Science […]

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Suffolk County, N.Y., Holds Advanced Wastewater Treatment System Lottery

January 29, 2015

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Suffolk County (N.Y.) Executive Steve Bellone announces the county’s free advanced wastewater treatment system lottery that is part of an overall demonstration program that is part of the county’s efforts to help reduce nitrogen loading to surface and groundwater. Photo courtesy of Suffolk County, N.Y.

As part of septic system demonstration program, county gives away 19 treatment systems   In areas without collection systems, Suffolk County, N.Y., encourages residents to install more advanced septic systems to reduce nutrient loading to local surface water and groundwater. To promote these installations, the county held a free advanced wastewater treatment system lottery as […]

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Federal Coalition Seeks Submissions for Nutrient Challenge

January 28, 2015

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The Challenging Nutrients Coalition, a coalition of federal agencies, has launched the Nutrient Sensor Challenge as part of a collaborative effort to provide information needed to better understand and more effectively manage nutrients. The coalition includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, and […]

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The Utility Management Conference™ Kicks Off Next Month

January 27, 2015

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The latest practices, techniques, and case studies covering all aspects of utility management will be presented during The Utility Management Conference™ 2015. The conference, hosted by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver), will be held Feb. 17–20 at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Through workshops, sessions, and networking […]

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A Family That Builds Together

January 27, 2015

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Members of the Menniti family bond (and argue) over their love of engineering and wastewater treatment   Most families argue around the dinner table about football games and politics. But, the Mennitis — a multi-generational family of engineers and Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members — are just as likely to spar about all […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

January 26, 2015

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Michael A. Kreiser, member since 1973, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association. James J. Longworth, member since 1977, New England Water Environment Association. Richard Renneker, member since 1973, Ohio Water Environment Association.

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Save the Date for WEFTEC® 2015

January 23, 2015

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The 88th Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) will be held Sept. 24–30 at McCormick Place, Chicago. WEFTEC, the world’s largest water quality conference, offers many different educational, networking, and business opportunities. Both the technical program and exhibition has grown continually and WEFTEC 2014 set records for the exhibition with […]

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