Archive | September, 2016

September 2016 Digest

September 29, 2016

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Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Canhams forged a strong bond, inside and outside of WEF Bob Canham Jr. and his father, Robert Canham Sr. shared a special bond, and a lifelong desire to learn and advance their profession. Learn about this family’s dedication to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the water […]

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Introducing the 2016 WEF Awards Recipients

September 29, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced the recipients of the 2016 WEF Awards. The annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession, WEF, and WEF Member Associations. Recipients contribute to the sustainability of water resources and make a profound impact on the future through education and […]

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Recognizing the 2016 WEF Fellows’ Contributions to Water Quality

September 28, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced 15 distinguished members as the 2016 WEF Fellows. The designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions to the water profession. “WEF Fellows have made significant professional accomplishments toward protecting public health and the environment through sustainable water management,” said WEF Executive Director Eileen O’Neill. “The Federation […]

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Researcher Dedicates Nearly Half a Century to WER Literature Review

September 28, 2016

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Few commit one decade to a single task or job, but Donald J. Reish has spent nearly five decades reviewing research for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). The 92-year-old marine biologist joined WEF and the California Water Environment Association in 1954 after reading WEF’s journal, now known as Water Environment Research (WER). Reish’s […]

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Women in Water Pledge To Help Others at WEFTEC

September 27, 2016

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Debra Shore, comissioner for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, gives the keynote speech at the first annual breakfast. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Debra Shore, Speaker at the WEFTEC 2015 Women in Water Breakfast Debra Shore, the keynote speaker at the Women in Water Breakfast held during WEFTEC 2015, is a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. As an advocate for resource recovery and cleaning Chicago’s waterways, she received […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

September 26, 2016

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Allen H. Hogge, member since 1977, Virginia Water Environment Association. Byron A. Musser, member since 1981, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

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You Choose the Cover of November WE&T

September 25, 2016

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

September 24, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals and Biosolids Committee (RBC) has released the PDF version of the fact sheet, “Phosphorus in Biosolids: How to Protect Water Quality While Advancing Biosolids Use.” As a consolidation of an extensive online version of the fact sheet released in 2014, it condenses main findings from the RBC Sustainable […]

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