Archive | November, 2015

November 2015 Digest

November 30, 2015

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Featured Other News Not Your Usual Scenic Attraction Historic WRRF draws thousands of visitors during Doors Open Milwaukee event  The Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility (Milwaukee) took center stage during the annual Doors Open Milwaukee. As one of the most popular of the event’s 150 attractions, the facility welcomes an increasing number of visitors each […]

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Experience in WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Prepares Highlights Editor for the Future

November 30, 2015

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Jennifer Fulcher, 2015 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Jennifer Fulcher is editor of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member newsletter, WEF Highlights. She has been coach and coaches’ chair for the 2014 and 2015 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competitions and co-chair of WEF Eco. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Environmental […]

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Videos Recap the Record-Breaking WEFTEC® 2015

November 29, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a series of videos on its YouTube channel in the WEFTEC® 2015 playlist. WEF also provides on-demand access to the WEFTEC 2015 opening general session, “Leading the Water Resource Revolution,” and the water leaders session “The Impact of Leadership: Culture, Communication, and Community in Great Water Cities.” […]

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WEFTEC® 2014 Makes Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100 List

November 28, 2015

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Trade Show Executive (Oceanside, Calif.) ranked WEFTEC® 2014 at 60th in its Gold 100 honorees. The list ranks trade shows held in the U.S. by net square footage of exhibits and attendance. In 2014, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference drew 13,296 professional attendees and 6235 exhibitor personnel to the […]

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Teams from Texas and North Dakota Win 2015 Student Design Competition

November 27, 2015

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A panel of judges and other WEFTEC 2015 attendees listen to student teams present their engineering solutions to real-world problems. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Student teams gathered at WEFTEC® 2015 in Chicago to compete in the 14th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition. The WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee event promotes real-world design experience for students interested in pursuing an education and career in water and wastewater engineering and science. Individuals or teams of […]

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New CEO of Water For People Envisions Expanded Focus on Sanitation

November 26, 2015

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Water For People (WFP; Denver), a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) charity of choice, works to bring lasting access to safe water and sanitation to 4 million people. Eleanor Allen, new CEO for the international nonprofit, seeks to deliver WFP’s goal of delivering water and sanitation to “everyone forever” through, in part, a greater […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

November 25, 2015

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Henry L. Forrest, member since 1980, North Carolina Water Environment Association. David Kozman, member since 1977, Ohio Water Environment Association. Philip Twomey, member since 1973, Illinois Water Environment Association. Frederic J. Winter, member since 1980, Water Environment Association of Texas.  

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Flushables Outreach: The Singing Sewermen

November 25, 2015

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The Singing Sewermen of Thames Water (London) have recorded several humorous holiday-themed videos asking London citizens to avoid washing turkey grease down the drain during the holiday season. Photo courtesy of Thames Water. The celebrated Singing Sewermen of Thames Water (London) released their “debut single” in 2009 — a revision of the classic carol “God […]

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