Archive | October, 2016

Member Associations Join LIFT to Advance Innovation

October 17, 2016

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations (MAs) now can get involved in the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT). The joint WEF/Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) initiative works to expedite the process of adopting new technology and provides current information on the newest water sector trends and data. In addition […]

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WEF’s MOP 11 Incorporates the Latest in Operation, Management, and Maintenance

October 14, 2016

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Water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) play a role in recovering valuable resources that can rely on cutting-edge technology and knowledge of the latest reporting requirements. The Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 11, Seventh Edition, covers the latest developments in the operation, management, and maintenance of WRRFs. The book reflects on WRRFs’ ability to […]

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From the President: WEF Influencing the Future

October 13, 2016

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It is an honor to serve the members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) as the 2016–2017 president of the WEF Board of Trustees. The role can be a bit intimidating and the schedule quite busy, but one of the role’s great privileges is acknowledging the contributions and accomplishments of immediate past President […]

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WEF and U.S. Department of Energy Collaborate to Accelerate Wastewater Infrastructure Development

October 12, 2016

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the DOE Better Buildings Wastewater Infrastructure Accelerator. This initiative engages state, regional, and local agencies working with water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) to accelerate innovative approaches to sustainable infrastructure. “WEF is committed […]

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WEF Webcasts Showcase Thermal Hydrolysis and Confined Space Rules

October 7, 2016

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Sponsor eShowcase: Pressure Is Building for Thermal Hydrolysis of Sewage Sludge CAMBI (Skysstasjon, Norway) sponsors this eShowcase that will provide a technical review, share operating data, and describe the economic benefits of the thermal hydrolysis process (THP). The process uses steam and pressure to heat solids, intensifying aerobic digestion. It produces Class A biosolids, increases […]

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‘What Not To Flush’ Messaging Hits the Streets of California

October 6, 2016

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The Dublin (Calif.) San Ramon Services District’s public education messaging has gone mobile. To spread its messages about items not to be flushed down toilets and the value of water, the district has equipped their vehicles with educational signs. The district’s “What Not To Flush” program asks customers to never flush wipes, diapers, or feminine […]

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Read All About It in the WEFTEC Daily

October 5, 2016

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The annual Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC) took place Sept. 24 –28 in New Orleans. Catch up on key events, see photos, and read updates about what happened during the world’s largest annual water quality event in the WEFTEC Daily.

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