Archive | October, 2017

October 2017 Digest

October 31, 2017

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Featured Other News Retirement Doesn’t Stop William Grandner from Guiding Young Operators William Grandner, an icon of New York City’s wastewater treatment sector, has a long history in mentoring wastewater operators. By serving as a mentor for the next generation, he hopes to prepare the sector for an uncertain future. This #MyWaterLegacy article showcases the […]

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Retirement Doesn’t Stop William Grandner from Guiding Young Operators

October 31, 2017

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William Grandner, an icon of New York City’s wastewater treatment sector, has a long history in mentoring wastewater operators. By serving as a mentor for the next generation, he hopes to prepare the sector for an uncertain future. “I am not a psychic, but I know the future of the young operator. I walked in […]

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WEF Awards Recognize Contributions to the Water Environment

October 30, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduces the recipients of the 2017 WEF Awards. These annual honors recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession. “The Water Environment Federation is extremely proud to honor the incredible contributions of these individuals and organizations in protecting one of the world’s […]

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Organizations Invited To Join the WEF Stormwater Institute

October 28, 2017

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Organizations now can become founding members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Stormwater Institute (SWI). SWI was launched at WEFTEC 2015 to focus on addressing runoff management to protect public health and the environment. The institute works with the stormwater sector to identify cross-cutting issues, convene experts to assist with developing solutions, provide […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

October 27, 2017

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  Paul Proctor, member since 1982, Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association. Richard L. Schlemmer, member since 1970, Ohio Water Environment Association. Robert F. Serpente, member since 1974, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association.

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New York Students Win International SJWP

October 26, 2017

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Bacteria detection and filtration systems earn Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe first place Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe dedicated their research to finding a way to protect people around the world from waterborne diseases. Their hard work paid off when they were announced as the international winners of the 2017 Stockholm Junior Water Prize. The […]

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Publication Helps in the Design of Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Facilities

October 26, 2017

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Water resource recovery facilities of the future will need to be less costly to operate and more resilient to climate change. Sustainability and Energy Management for Water Resource Recovery Facilities describes best practices for evaluating and improving the energy efficiency of these facilities. The companion to Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 8, includes an assessment […]

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WEF Joins in Hosting Briefings on Membrane Technology

October 24, 2017

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On Sept. 7, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined in hosting two events to discuss with public officials how membrane technology is being used by communities to address water quality and quantity challenges. WEF joined with the American Membrane Technology Association (Stuart, Fla.) and the WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) to hold a morning […]

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