Archive | February, 2015

February 2015 at a Glance

February 28, 2015

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Featured Other News A Marathon a Day Keeps Waterborne Diseases at Bay Daren Wendell runs across the U.S. to raise money for Ethiopian clean water and sanitation project    On Jan. 1, Daren Wendell began a journey that’s the culmination of more than 2 years of training and planning. As part of the RunDarenRun campaign, […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

February 27, 2015

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Joseph F. Baader, member since 1971, New York Water Environment Association. Richard P. Brownell, member since 1971, New York Water Environment Association. George W. Fletcher, member since 1974, Water Environment Association of South Carolina. Robert Goodrich, member since 1973, New Jersey Water Environment Association. David M. Hammontree, member since 1979, Kentucky/Tennessee Water Environment Association. David […]

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WEF House of Delegates Workgroups Actively Promote Professional Operators

February 26, 2015

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Michael Kyle, WEF House of Delegates member and Lancaster Area Sewer Authority executive director Michael Kyle currently is the executive director of the Lancaster (Pa.) Area Sewer Authority, a regional system serving 33,000 customers. Previously he worked as a laboratory supervisor, industrial pretreatment administrator, instructor, operations superintendent, and director of Wastewater Treatment at the Springettsbury […]

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Prepare To Participate in the 2015 National Water Policy Forum and Fly-In

February 25, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites members to attend the National Water Policy Forum & Fly-In, April 13–15, as part of Water Week 2015, April 12–18. The Forum will inform local, state, and national leaders on the water sector value for environmental protection, economic development, and job creation. Participants will have an opportunity […]

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From the President: Continuous Improvement Drives Success

February 24, 2015

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Any organization’s measure of success lies in how well it accomplishes its mission. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), a global water sector leader, has a mission that includes four key components: connect water professionals, provide a platform for water sector innovation, enrich the expertise of water professionals, and increase the awareness of the […]

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WEF Revamps Buyer’s Guide Platform

February 24, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a new Buyer’s Guide offering a comprehensive, interactive platform designed to enable water sector professionals to connect with products and services. The guide enables companies to stream product and brand videos from profiles, customize profiles with branded display graphics, maximize search engine optimization with blog or […]

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WEF’s National Biosolids Partnership Activities Featured in 2014 Year in Review

February 20, 2015

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The National Biosolids Partnership (NBP) advances environmentally sound biosolids management practices. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released the NBP 2014 Year in Review, which features certified agencies and highlights innovations that support a broad application of renewable energy projects. NBP provides information on innovations and effective strategies, offers an environmental management system (EMS) […]

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In Memoriam: Ken Kerri, CWEA Past President and WEF Leader

February 20, 2015

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Kenneth D. Kerri, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1959 and California State University, Sacramento professor, died Dec. 15 at the age of 80. Kerri’s many leadership roles, long list of achievements, and vast volunteer experience in the water sector, earned him the respect and admiration of many. “Ken was one of the, […]

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