Archive | March, 2017

Recorded Webcast Previews Future for Water Legislation

March 24, 2017

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On Jan. 25, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) held a webcast sharing information about potential priorities of the new administration and the new Congress. The webcast, “What to Expect in The Trump Era and 115th Congress,” offers insight and suggestions on how to work together to maintain and advance the water sector’s goals. […]

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Invest in Resiliency by Attending the Next Great Water Cities Summit

March 23, 2017

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In May, water sector leaders from around the U.S. will gather at Great Water Cities Summit 2017: Invest4Resilience to share their visions, experiences, and expertise on investment in local communities to improve resiliency. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) invites water sector professionals to join the discussion by registering and attending the summit. During the […]

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LIFT Spreads Innovation Inspiration Through SEE IT Scholarships

March 22, 2017

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Public water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) soon will be able to send staff to learn about innovations at other utilities. Through the joint Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Scholarship Exchange Experience for Innovation & Technology (SEE IT), the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and National Association of […]

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Fluvial Innovations Shares Flooding Data in Infographic

March 22, 2017

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Severe flooding has been increasing throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Fluvial Innovations (Poole, England) created an infographic to show the types of floods that can occur, the causes of flooding, and the associated costs. Presented data can help public officials, urban and natural resource planners, as well as citizens make sustainable water management decisions for […]

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Upcoming Webcasts Discuss the Utility of the Future and PACP Deliverables

March 21, 2017

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Enabling the Water Resources Utility of the Future Webinar Series: Organizational Culture as the Backbone Increasingly, wastewater utilities not only focus on treating wastewater and discharging clean effluent but also seek ways to optimize efficiency, recover resources, and enhance watersheds. Becoming a Utility of the Future also requires embracing a new culture that empowers the […]

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Students Invited To Submit Research for the U.S. SJWP Competition

March 17, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting entries for the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize. The competition brings high school students who have conducted water research projects together for the chance to earn a trip to the international SJWP competition in Stockholm. Any high school student in grades 9 through 12, who has […]

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Save the Date for WEFTEC® 2017

March 16, 2017

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The 90th Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) will be held Sept. 30–Oct. 4 at McCormick Place in Chicago. As the world’s largest annual water quality conference, WEFTEC offers diverse educational, networking, and business opportunities. WEFTEC 2015, the last conference held in Chicago, set records with 25,048 registrants and 1033 […]

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City of Carlsbad Spreads the Message: Don’t Believe the Hype About Using Wipes

March 15, 2017

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When wastewater treatment professionals noticed an increase in clogged pipes, the City of Carlsbad, Calif., decided to do something about it. City officials released the Wipes Clog Pipes video series to educate the community about the problems wipes can cause for infrastructure. “The goal of our campaign was to inform residents that disposable wipes, even […]

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