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September 2018 Digest

September 28, 2018

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Featured Other News Coming to WEFTEC 2018? Get All the Information You Need Here The 2018 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC®) returns to New Orleans, Sept. 29–Oct. 3 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Prepare to attend with this summary providing resources and information on key events. Managing […]

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August 2018 Digest

August 31, 2018

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Featured News Now in its 25th Year, Sewer History Exhibit Looks to the Future Since its start in 1993, the sewer history exhibit has traveled the country, appearing at more than 75 conferences, trade shows, and other sector events. It includes rare wooden, clay, and cast-iron pipes as well as historical documents and sewer artifacts, […]

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July 2018 Digest

July 31, 2018

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Featured Other News California Artists Invite You to ‘Follow the Flush’ Events mix art and wastewater Everyone has a dream. In the case of Timothy Furstnau, a member of art collaborative known as FICTILIS (Oakland, Calif.), that dream involves leading others along the path human waste takes from toilet to treatment. The wastewater walks he […]

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June 2018 Digest

June 30, 2018

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Featured Other News New England WEA Looks for a Few Good Water Warriors After retiring from service in the U.S. Navy, Dustin Price stumbled across a job with the Portland (Maine) Water District. The New England Water Environment Association (WEA) launched the Water Warriors program in 2017 to help recruit more folks like Price. Azevedo […]

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May 2018 Digest

May 31, 2018

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Featured Other News Discovering an Ancient Hydraulic System Rewrites Chinese Engineering History It was as true 5000 years ago as it is today: losing all your food in a flood is a major disappointment. For the people living in the Yangtze River Delta along the eastern coast of present-day China, it was also the impetus […]

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April 2018 Digest

April 30, 2018

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Featured News Ancient Iranian Civilization Owes Its Existence to Remarkable Water Management System If you and your pals were planning to start a new civilization, you would probably think twice about settling in the middle of a desert that receives less than 127 mm (5 in.) of rainfall a year. But such practical concerns didn’t […]

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March 2018 Digest

March 31, 2018

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Featured News Making a Holly Jolly Water Resource Recovery Facility ’Tis the season to transform wastewater treatment into gingerbread Thinking of wastewater treatment does not usually evoke the sights and smells of Christmas. But combining contrasting concepts can produce memorable art. That’s exactly what Sean Porter did when he decided to create a water resource […]

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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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