Archive | November, 2015

Call for Abstracts for WEFTEC® 2016

November 24, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) Program Committee now is accepting abstracts for WEFTEC® 2016 in New Orleans. Those interested should review the call for abstracts and abstract requirements and guidelines. Submit abstracts by Dec. 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Email any questions to speakers@wef.org.

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In Memoriam – Martha Hahn, Colorado Authority Manager and Researcher

November 24, 2015

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Martha Hahn, authority manager of the Plum Creek Water Reclamation Authority (PCWRA; Castle Rock, Colo.) and WEFTEC® 2015 speaker, died Oct. 1. A member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association since 2007, she entered the water sector in 2002 and quickly made a name for herself as […]

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Water Sector Groups Release Water Resources Utility of the Future Annual Report

November 22, 2015

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Photo courtesy of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.

Water sector organizations partnered to release the Water Resources Utility of the Future 2015 Annual Report. The partnership consisted of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), the Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.). The annual report is an update on […]

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Chris French Named Director of Stormwater Programs

November 21, 2015

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On Oct. 31, Chris French took up the job of director of Stormwater Programs at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). French will use his more than 15 years of water sector experience to expand this core competency area for WEF. He also will guide the efforts of the WEF Stormwater Institute, a recently […]

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WEFTEC® 2015 Breaks Records

November 20, 2015

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WEFTEC® 2015, held Sept. 26–30 at McCormick Place in Chicago, has become the largest and most successful of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) annual technical exhibition and conferences. The event set records with 25,048 registrants and an exhibition with 1033 companies using 28,948 m2 (311,600 net ft2) of space. Apologies from WEF Executive […]

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New WEF Member Benefit: Buy the Print Book, Get the E-Book

November 19, 2015

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When Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members purchase a print book among select WEF published books, they now can receive the e-book version free. To receive the e-book, select the “Members Only” package when purchasing. Members can browse WEF’s selection of e-books online. The 2015 publications included in this benefit are Advances in Water […]

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WEF Leader Kartik Chandran Named MacArthur Fellow

November 18, 2015

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Kartik Chandran, a past member of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Board of Trustees, vice chair of WEF’s Research and Innovation Committee, a 2013 WEF Fellow, and a leader in the water sector, has been named a MacArthur fellow. Chandran was named a fellow for his research, which integrates microbial ecology, molecular biology, […]

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WEF Releases 2016 Conference Schedule

November 17, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers educational opportunities that provide the latest scientific, engineering, and technical information on various water sector topics throughout the year. Download the 2016 Specialty Conference Catalog to get more information on the following conferences and events. International Symposium on Potable Reuse Jan. 25−27, Renaissance Long Beach (Calif.) Hotel […]

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