Archive | February, 2016

February 2016 Digest

February 29, 2016

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Featured Other News Putting Water to the Taste Test Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting event ranks tap and bottled water   Both tap and bottled water were put to the test at the 26th annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting event. Judges tried more than 100 water samples from across the U.S. and around the […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

February 29, 2016

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John E. Batorski, member since 1973, New England Water Environment Association. LaVene Brenden, member since 1980, Kansas Water Environment Association. Terry L. Johnson, member since 1979, Missouri Water Environment Association. Robert Peplin, member since 1976, Central States Water Environment Association. Clarkson Shimp, member since 1977, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Clark Thompson, member since 1978, […]

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Residuals and Biosolids Conference Offers Latest in Research and Technology

February 26, 2016

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Attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids 2016 conference, April 3–6 at the Wisconsin Center (Milwaukee). This year’s program includes an opening general session, a tour of the Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility (Milwaukee), 3 workshops, and 17 technical sessions. The solids management conference provides the opportunity to network with researchers, […]

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WEF Partners with DBIA for Conference

February 25, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has partnered with the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA; Washington, D.C.) to host the Design−Build for Water/Wastewater Conference. The event, held in conjunction with the Design-Build in Transportation Conference, will take place April 18–22 in the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center. The conference will explore such design-build topics as […]

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Don’t Flush the Baby (Wipes!)

February 24, 2016

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Steve Anderson, a water resources analyst with Clean Water Services (Hillsboro, Ore.), wrote and recorded a lighthearted song called “Don’t Flush the Baby (Wipes!)” The song conveys the importance of not flushing baby wipes, cleaning pads, and paper towels. Although not part of a Clean Water Services’ outreach campaign, Anderson has produced a number of songs […]

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Prepare to Attend the National Water Policy Forum 2016

February 23, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites members to attend the National Water Policy Forum, Fly-In, and Expo, April 11–13. The event, hosted by WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) will be held in Washington, D.C. during […]

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Biosolids Reuse and Nitrogen Removal Featured in WEF’s March Webcasts

February 22, 2016

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The Future of Environmental Sustainability – Recycling for a Healthier Planet Water resource recovery facilities can provide valuable recycled resources. This environmental conversation will discuss the benefits of biosolids and how the water sector can continue providing innovative solutions through beneficial reuse and resource recovery. March 2, 1–3 p.m. (EST) Register now. Alternative Nitrogen Removal […]

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Help the U.S. SJWP Build the Next Generation of Water Scientists

February 19, 2016

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Bright and industrious students have competed in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) since the competition began in 1997. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and WEF Member Associations manage the U.S. SJWP events. The  Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) manages the international SJWP competition. These events encourage today’s youth to be enthusiastic about […]

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