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September 2017 Digest

September 29, 2017

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Featured Other News Kicking the Porcelain Throne up Several Notches WaterAid creates an eye-catching ‘toilet of dreams’ to convey a serious message about sanitation One of the big attractions at the 2017 Glastonbury Festival — a 5-day contemporary performing arts festival that takes place periodically near Pilton, Somerset, in the United Kingdom — was outfitted […]

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August 2017 Digest

August 31, 2017

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Featured Other News Mentorship Becomes Theme of New and Improved Opening General Session As the kickoff for WEFTEC® 2017, the Opening General Session sets the tone for the annual technical exhibition and conference. The 90th WEFTEC will introduce changes to this event. For the updated event, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) combines traditional […]

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July 2017 Digest

July 31, 2017

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Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Like Mother, Like Daughter June Nakamura charted a more than 40-year career in the water sector. She rose to leadership roles, joining Hawaii Water Environment Association (HWEA) and eventually serving as HWEA president in 2006. June’s younger daughter, Bri, was watching. Bri earned a degree in civil engineering and […]

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June 2017 Digest

June 30, 2017

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Featured Other News Sewer Simulator Shines a Light on Underground Infrastructure Two wastewater operators from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD; Cleveland) had a bright idea — if the public can’t go underground to see wastewater treatment systems, then these systems must be brought to the public. To spread the word, Pete Lehman and […]

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May 2017 Digest

May 31, 2017

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Featured Other News WEF Members Stand Together in Defense of Water During Water Week Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members exemplified their dedication to water by traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the 2017 National Water Policy Fly-In & Expo. More than 200 water professionals gathered to discuss water sector issues, network, and meet […]

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April 2017 Digest

April 28, 2017

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Featured Other News My Water Legacy: For Dustin and Sylvan Coles, Wastewater Begins at Home Sylvan Coles has spent the past 47 years working for the City of Topeka and has been committed to the Kansas Water Environment Association (KWEA) since 1979. Sylvan passed a commitment to the water sector on to his son, Dustin, […]

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March 2017 Digest

March 31, 2017

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Featured Other News Hackers Attack Model Water Treatment Facility in Cybersecurity Competition ‘Capture-the-flag’ challenge alludes to potential vulnerabilities in the water sector A miniature mock water treatment facility was the target of cyberattacks at the first-ever Passcode Cup hacking competition. A network security challenge using a computer simulation based on the traditional “capture-the-flag” team game […]

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February 2017 Digest

February 28, 2017

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Featured Other News Seventh Grader Shows Appreciation for Operators in Texas Often, wastewater treatment services remain out-of-sight and out-of-mind. But 12-year-old Came ron Weeks sought to change that when he decided to learn about local wastewater operators for a school project. My Water Legacy: A Match Made in Wastewater Heaven WEF inspires a love connection […]

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