Archive | February, 2015

Collection Systems Taking Center Stage at Collection Systems 2015 Conference

February 17, 2015

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Wastewater treatment professionals can learn about the latest trends and newest practices in collection systems at the Collection Systems 2015 Conference. The conference and exhibition will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, April 19‒22. Co-sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), the Ohio Water Environment Association, and the National Association […]

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WEF, EPA, NRWA, and NACWA Host Webcast on Supplemental Notice for the Proposed NPDES Electronic Reporting Rule

February 13, 2015

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On Jan. 15, the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Rural Water Association (Duncan, Okla.), and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.) collaborated on a webinar focused on the recently published Supplemental Notice for the proposed National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Electronic Reporting Rule. The supplemental […]

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Infographic by Dow Chemical Shows How Advanced Treatment Technology Combats Water Scarcity, Supports Water Reuse

February 12, 2015

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Global water scarcity and an increasing population worldwide make wastewater treatment and recycling one strategy for economic development. Large volumes of wastewater are generated daily in every community and at water-intensive industrial facilities. As the demand for water grows, so does demand for the treatment and reuse of this water, according to Dow Water and […]

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WEF Accepting Award Nominations for 2015

February 9, 2015

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Do you know someone who has made a positive contribution to the sustainability of water resources or has made a profound impact on the future of the world’s water through involvement with water professionals and education? Consider nominating him or her for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) 2015 WEF Annual Awards. Nominations are […]

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WEF Leaders Invited To Attend 2015 WEFMAX Meetings

February 5, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites WEF Member Association (MA) leaders to attend this spring’s WEFMAX meetings. At these meetings, WEF leaders have the opportunity to learn what’s new from WEF and exchange information about MAs. Leaders can register now for the following meetings. April 15–17 in Virginia Beach, Va. April 29–May 1 […]

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A Marathon a Day Keeps Waterborne Diseases at Bay

February 4, 2015

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Daren Wendell has started running one marathon a day for 100 consecutive days as part of the RunDarenRun campaign. Photo courtesy of David Uttley.

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, Wendell is running one marathon each day for 100 consecutive days. Funds […]

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WEF’s No-Charge Webcasts Feature Wastewater Treatment Modeling, Preliminary Treatment, and Headworks

February 2, 2015

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Wastewater Treatment Modeling 201 During this continuation of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) Wastewater Treatment Modeling 101 webcast, leading experts will introduce several advanced water resource recovery facility modeling topics of interest, such as a review of modeling basics, process optimization, aeration design, general control strategy design, and model sensitivity analysis. Feb. 25, 1–3 […]

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