Archive | April, 2016

In Memoriam – Noel McKay Hurley Sr., WEF, WEASC, and Water Sector Leader

April 21, 2016

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Noel McKay Hurley Sr., water sector leader and life member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Water Environment Association of South Carolina (WEASC), died Feb. 4. Hurley worked for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) for nearly 35 years, becoming chief of its Bureau of Environmental Laboratories […]

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Register Now for WEFTEC® 2016

April 20, 2016

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Access a variety of high-quality water sector educational opportunities by attending the annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC). Recognized as the largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, the expansive show floor provides access to cutting-edge technologies. WEFTEC 2016 will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention […]

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Beer Provides Opportunity To Educate About Water in Arizona

April 19, 2016

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SanTan Brewing participates in Tap to Top outreach campaign The next time Phoenix-area residents reach for a SanTan Brewing Co. (Phoenix) beer, they might be reminded about the importance of having a reliable source of clean water. SanTan has partnered with Crescent Crown Distributing (Mesa, Ariz.) and the National Forest Foundation (Missoula, Mont.) to launch […]

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WEF Comments on EPA’s Proposed MS4 Permit Remand Rule

April 18, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provided public comments on the proposed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Phase II Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit remand rule which was published in the Federal Register on Jan. 6. WEF’s comments respond to questions posed by EPA and focus on providing maximum flexibility to the […]

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Majority of Americans Willing To Pay for Water Infrastructure

April 17, 2016

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A national poll in January revealed that Americans are concerned about the state of water infrastructure and are willing to support efforts to invest and modernize systems to maintain reliable water and wastewater services. The Value of Water Coalition released results from its poll on public attitudes and concerns about water. The coalition, which includes […]

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WEF Joins in Sending Letter to Congress Requesting FY 2017 Funding for SRFs

April 16, 2016

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On March 8, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined nine other water and municipal associations in sending a joint letter to the U.S. Congress. The letter requests support for $2 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017 for both the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs. This request is similar […]

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Access WEFTEC® 2015 Continuing Education Information Online

April 14, 2016

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WEFTEC 2015 offers a variety of technical educational opportunities covering the topics stormwater, water treatment, wastewater, collection, management, and others featured in this image.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides WEFTEC® 2015 attendees who scanned their badges during sessions or workshops with the opportunity to receive educational credits and obtain online access to their continuing education documentation. Attendees can refer to the WEFTEC Continuing Education Information website to learn more about their files, state approval details, and […]

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Participate in Integrated Planning Survey

April 10, 2016

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Representatives from water resource recovery facilities are invited to participate in a national survey about integrated planning for wastewater and stormwater. The Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.) is conducting the survey and plans to use the results to develop a users’ guide. Communities can use integrated planning to meet the requirements of and provide […]

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