Archive | July, 2016

July 2016 Digest

July 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Celebrating a Day To Call Their Own Virginia names June 30 as Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day The Prince William County Service Authority (SA; Woodbridge, Va.) came up with the idea to pursue legislation celebrating the efforts of water sector professionals to protect public health and the environment. SA encourages […]

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EPA Documents How Utilities Help Customers

July 31, 2016

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the Drinking Water and Wastewater Utility Customer Assistance Programs compendium. It documents how drinking water and wastewater utilities are implementing customer assistance programs to provide better access to drinking water delivery and wastewater management. The EPA Water Infrastructure and Resiliency Finance Center developed the compendium in collaboration […]

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WEF Strategies To Redefine Water Management Featured in Progress Report

July 30, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released the 2015–2016 WEF Progress Report. The report highlights key developments, accomplishments, and activities that demonstrate progress toward WEF’s mission to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for water sector […]

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Submit Abstracts for WEF Residuals and Biosolids Conference

July 30, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids 2017 conference will be held April 8–11 at the Seattle Convention Center. The conference steering committee is soliciting abstracts for presentations, workshops, and panel discussions to be presented at the event. Submit session proposal forms and workshop proposal forms by Sept. 7. Topics being considered […]

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Prepare for WEFTEC® 2016 in the WEF Events Mobile App

July 29, 2016

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Access all the details you need to know about the annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC®) in the WEF Events app. The app provides the latest information about WEFTEC 2016 technical sessions, workshops, exhibition, and other events. While at the conference, the app will provide real-time updates about WEFTEC […]

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San Antonio Awards Toilet Medals to Spread Flushables Awareness

July 29, 2016

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The San Antonio Water System (SAWS) helped spread the message about the causes of pipe clogs by taking to Twitter during the city’s annual Fiesta San Antonio, held each year in April. Using #WipesClogsPipes, SAWS awarded sparkling toilet medals with the slogan “wipes clog pipes,” to daily winners of Twitter “pot” quizzes. — Jeff Gunderson, […]

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WEF Advertisements Help Member Associations Promote Training and Education

July 29, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) provides various advertisements as resources for its Member Associations.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has designed a series of advertisements to promote membership, events, publications, and other WEF programs and products. WEF invites leaders and members from its Member Associations to use these advertisements in journals, magazines, and newsletters to further promote training and educational programs to WEF members. Most recently, WEF […]

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Veterans of U.S. Ops Challenge Take Home International Win from Open German Championship in Wastewater Technology

July 28, 2016

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A U.S. team of water sector professionals took home a first place win from an international competition modeled after Operations Challenge, a Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) contest for water treatment professionals. During the international trade fair, IFAT 2016, held May 30–June 3 in Munich, DWA (Hennef, Germany) – the German Association for Water, […]

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