Archive | January, 2015

New WEFCOM Design Provides an Updated User Experience

January 22, 2015

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On Dec. 5, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) launched a new design and navigation scheme for its online community, WEFCOM. The mobile-optimized website features a screen that adapts to the size of the device. WEFCOM’s navigation also has been simplified to make it easier for WEF members to access the areas they visit […]

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Take a Virtual Field Trip Through DC Water’s Stormwater Infrastructure

January 22, 2015

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Go online to get an up close and personal view of a giant tunnel and expansive green roof. These two components of DC Water’s (Washington, D.C.) Clean Rivers Project were the subject of a Nov. 19 virtual field trip. EarthEcho (Washington, D.C.) conducted “Virtual Field Trip: Managing Stormwater with DC Water.” Classrooms logged on and […]

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Submit 2014 WEF Fellows Applications by Feb. 1

January 16, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievements and effects members have made in the practice areas served by WEF, including, but not limited to, design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management, and leadership. The deadline to submit applications and nominations is Feb. 1. WEF Fellows applicants and nominees will […]

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WEF Members and Saff Contribute to Water Anthology

January 15, 2015

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The book, Damned If We Don’t: Ideas for accelerating change around water, offers insight into water sector issues and personal stories from many different authors that include Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members and staff. The water anthology provides ideas to better manage water with topics ranging from conservation, to innovation, to leadership. “This […]

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Learn About Performance Measurements in an Upcoming WEF Webcast

January 13, 2015

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Incorporating Benchmarking and Performance Measurement into Your Utility’s Culture and Lessons Learned from Leading Experts Learn about methods and tools enabling water and wastewater utilities to develop and implement a performance measurement system and key performance indicators on various attributes. Utility leaders and experts will share their experiences and lessons learned on implementing a performance […]

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WEF Introduces New 2014 Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

January 9, 2015

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical committees help develop WEF policy positions; write technical manuals and books; develop training materials, program content, and conference programs; and contribute to many other WEF program activities. Currently, WEF has 34 committees, each focusing on a different aspect of water, wastewater, or management. At WEFTEC® 2014, the following […]

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WEF Leader Adds Another Achievement to the List

January 8, 2015

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WEF House of Delegates Speaker Receives NAWC Living Water Award   Duyen Tran, a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1990 and speaker of WEF’s House of Delegates, adds another achievement to her resume: the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC; Washington, D.C.) 2014 Living Water Award grand prize. Currently director of Sustainable […]

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