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December 2018 Digest

December 31, 2018

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Featured Other News New Operations Challenge Teams Travel the Road to WEFTEC 2018 At WEFTEC, 44 teams of elite wastewater operators met in New Orleans to participate in the 31st-annual Operations Challenge competition. For 11 of those teams, 2018 marked their national-level debut. Meet some of the new teams and learn about how they prepared […]

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November 2018 Digest

November 30, 2018

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Featured Other News Weddings and Wastewater: An Unlikely Match at Seattle’s Brightwater Center Couples looking to tie the knot in the Pacific Northwest need to look no further than the Brightwater Center. Located about 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Seattle, the venue features romantic views and an unexpected neighbor — the 144,000 m3/d (36-mgd) […]

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October 2018 Digest

October 31, 2018

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Featured Other News Wastewater 101: NapaSan Launches Citizens’ Academy To Teach Residents about Water Services Word began spreading on Facebook and through local media that the Napa Sanitation District (NapaSan) would be hosting its first citizens’ academy this fall. When the registration deadline arrived, 28 residents had signed up for the free, four-week educational program. […]

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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 It includes rare wooden, clay, and cast-iron pipes as well as historical documents and sewer artifacts, […]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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