Archive | February, 2018

February 2018 Digest

February 28, 2018

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Featured Other News Gopi and Jonathan Sandhu: Clean Water Is “All in the Family” Balbir Sandhu left his family farm in India to study engineering in the U.S. Balbir’s son, Gopi Sandhu, followed in his father’s footsteps. After graduating with a degree in civil engineering, Gopi also decided to join the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, […]

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In Memoriam – Jim Condon Leaves a Lasting Impression on WEF

February 28, 2018

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Condon Featured

James “Jim” Lee Condon made a lasting impression on the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) community. The WEF life member, past president of the Nebraska Water Environment Association (WEA), and volunteer devoted to students died Jan. 14 at the age of 70. “He was the sort that would brighten up the room when he […]

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Maine Community College Program Responds to a Water Sector Need

February 27, 2018

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Maine Training Featured Final

As college students begin their first year at Northern Maine Community College (NMCC; Presque Isle), some will add a few courses in water and wastewater treatment to their busy schedules. Come this fall, students in Maine will have a chance to learn about state-of-the-art treatment methods in a college setting. The unique program will offer […]

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Gopi and Jonathan Sandhu: Clean Water Is “All in the Family”

February 26, 2018

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Gopi Family Featured Final

Balbir Sandhu and his two brothers became the first members of the Sandhu family to leave their family farm in India to study engineering in the U.S. That, however, was not enough to convince Balbir’s son, Gopi Sandhu, to follow in his father’s footsteps. “Honestly, with my dad, uncles, and their friends as engineers, it […]

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WEF Letter Supports WIFIA Reauthorization and Expansion Legislation

February 26, 2018

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On Jan. 11, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and several other water sector organizations sent a letter to U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R–Fla.) in support of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 4492). Mast and a bipartisan group of representatives introduced the bill in November. The bill has […]

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Winners Crowned in WE&T’s Views of Reuse Photo Contest

February 23, 2018

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Views of Reuse - Second Place Winner

To help ring in the new year, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers dazzled online audiences with photos of water reuse. Images showcased groundbreaking projects, innovative ways to preserve and reuse water, and utility professionals doing their best work to protect public health and the environment. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) online […]

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James Clark Adds 2017 WEF Fellow Designation to Robust List of Achievements

February 23, 2018

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WEF Fellow - James Clark Featured

At WEFTEC® 2017, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) named James H. Clark, WEF past president, to its latest class of WEF Fellows program honorees. This program celebrates the outstanding contributions WEF members have made to the water and wastewater sectors. Clark, who currently is a Los Angeles-based senior vice president for Black & […]

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Collections Systems Conference Focuses on Design for a Sustainable Future

February 22, 2018

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Collections Systems 18 Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in cooperation with the Virginia Water Environment Association and the Water Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), will host the Collection Systems Conference 2018. The latest in collections systems programming will focus on coastal operations and a sustainable future for these systems. The event features an opening general session, exhibition, […]

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