Archive | February, 2017

WEF Leaders Learn and Network at WEFMAX 2017 Events

February 18, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water sector leaders to attend upcoming WEF Member Association Exchange (WEFMAX) meetings. The events provide WEF and Member Association leaders with an opportunity to discuss issues affecting the water sector and WEF on all levels. Attendees can network as well as exchange ideas and experiences with an […]

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Biosolids, Nutrients, Coliform, and Disinfection Covered in March WEF Webcasts

February 17, 2017

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Emerging Contaminants in Biosolids As more details become known about contaminants of emerging concern, questions arise about the nutrient profile of biosolids. Experts who have studied these contaminants in the environment will explain research and provide advice for members of the biosolids community on how to address questions related to this topic. March 1, 1–3 […]

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My Water Legacy: A Match Made in Wastewater Heaven

February 14, 2017

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WEF inspires a love connection It’s one of those fairy-tale romances you thought only happened in movies. Growing together through wastewater and engineering It begins with two young and ambitious environmental engineering students. Add a wastewater design competition, and sparks were sure to fly. Chris Wilson and Lauren Zuravnsky first crossed paths in 2005. Both […]

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Residuals and Biosolids Conference Shares the Latest in Solids Management

February 10, 2017

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Learn and network with other water sector professionals during the Residual and Biosolids Conference 2017. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) is hosting this conference in cooperation with the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association and Northwest Biosolids (Seattle). The educational event presents the latest in solids management, featuring the topics of facilities operation, anaerobic digestion […]

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From the President: Setting and Surpassing Goals in the New Year

February 8, 2017

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WEF President Rick Warner Featured

Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members have built an extremely successful organization with a bold, aspirational strategic plan that sets clear and attainable goals. WEF is the product of almost 90 years of work by water champions. This includes countless contributions from dedicated volunteers belonging to 75 Member Associations as well as from WEF […]

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Growing a Green Workforce: NGICP Issues First Certifications

February 7, 2017

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A new set of individuals armed with fundamental knowledge about green infrastructure construction, inspection, and maintenance have been certified through the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and DC Water (Washington, D.C.) issued certifications to 62 individuals who successfully passed the inaugural NGICP exam administered in December at […]

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WEF Members Collaborate on Documents in WEFCOM

February 6, 2017

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Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) members now can collaborate on the same document using WEFCOM. The online platform that connects members with each other contains a new versioning feature that allows members to edit a single document. They also have the ability to see multiple versions of that document. Using this capability will ensure that […]

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WEF Website Sports a New Look and Improved Functionality

February 3, 2017

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members, water professionals, and the public will find useful tools as well as key resources and information at the newly redesigned WEF website, www.wef.org. After collecting feedback from members and technical experts, WEF staff worked hard to produce a redeveloped website that provides a better user experience. The simple […]

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