Archive | November, 2017

WEF Announces Winners of Stormwater Snapshots Photo Contest

November 23, 2017

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Stay tuned for next contest which begins in December During September and October, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers were asked to show innovative ways they manage, educate about, or deal with damage caused by stormwater. Water sector professionals were invited to enter the Stormwater Snapshots photo contest. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

November 22, 2017

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Terry L. Brown, member since 1981, New York Water Environment Association. Mary E. Buzby, member since 1982, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Richard W. Eason, member since 1976, Water Environment Association of Texas.

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Found in Philadelphia: 200-Year-Old Wooden Water Mains

November 22, 2017

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In a city as old as Philadelphia, construction crews are bound to occasionally stumble on something of historical interest when they begin digging. Such was the case in early May when workers replacing a water line along the 900 block of Spruce Street encountered what appeared to be buried tree trunks. An alert passerby realized […]

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Idaho Wastewater Operator Doubles as Celebrity Lookalike

November 16, 2017

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When Ed Sheeran burst onto the music scene several years ago, William “Rusty” Goss took little notice of the popular English singer–songwriter and guitarist. Although familiar with some of Sheeran’s songs, the industrial wastewater operator living in Idaho Falls knew little about the musician, including his appearance. That soon changed, as friends and even strangers […]

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Newly Released MOP 8: Comprehensive WRRF Design Resource

November 2, 2017

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Find state-of-the-art resources in facility planning, design, and configuration in the Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice 8. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined with the Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) to release this thoroughly revised resource. The comprehensive coverage of water resource […]

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