Archive | May, 2015

WEF Joins Others in Requesting Support for Water Quality Benefits

May 21, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and 14 other organizations submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in support of future enrollments in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The letter encourages FSA to set a target for continuous Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program sign-ups and enrollments to benefit water quality […]

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Recommend WER to Your Local Library

May 19, 2015

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If you find the Water Environment Research (WER) journal to be valuable, then it’s time to let your local library know. Encourage local libraries or institutions to carry WER as a way to help lead innovation in the water sector. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) created a form to serves as a template to […]

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Value of Water Coalition Announces 12 New Partners

May 18, 2015

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The Value of Water Coalition — a partnership of public and private U.S. water sector organizations, including the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) — announced the addition of 12 organizations to its coalition, a new director to lead its public awareness initiative, and the launch of a new website. The Value of Water Coalition […]

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WEF Encourages Federal and State Participation at Conferences

May 15, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks both federal and state representatives to get involved at upcoming conferences. During WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans, participants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy attended technology innovation sessions. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy hosted a panel on climate and resiliency to support […]

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Celebrating Spring by Monitoring Waterways

May 13, 2015

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From right, Philippe Cousteau Jr. and students from the Anne Beers Elementary School in Washington, D.C., test water quality along the Anacostia River during an EarthEcho International (Washington, D.C.) 2015 World Water Monitoring Challenge event. Photo courtesy of EarthEcho International.

EarthEcho kicks off World Water Monitoring Challenge program with events in three cities   Students around the country have been celebrating spring by grabbing monitoring kits and heading to their local waterways to get a read on water quality. EarthEcho International (Washington, D.C.) became the official coordinator of the World Water Monitoring ChallengeTM program in […]

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WEF Events Go Mobile

May 12, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now provides all of its conference information in a single resource, the WEF Events Mobile App. Download the app from either the iTunes or Google Play store and it will automatically populate all WEF event information as it becomes available, including information about WEFTEC® 2015 in Chicago. The […]

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WEF Offers Seminars on FOG, the Chesapeake Bay, and Odors

May 11, 2015

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Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) 2015 Seminar The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will use the knowledge of experts already involved in the management of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) and incorporate new research and case studies in this interactive program. Experts also will present background information and implementation details for a variety of […]

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U.S. House Committee Urged To Invest in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

May 8, 2015

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Leaders from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), U.S. Conference of Mayors (Washington, D.C.), Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), American Public Works Association (Kansas City, Mo.), American Water Works Association (Denver), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), and the WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) submitted a letter to the U.S. House of […]

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