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December 2016 Digest

December 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Operations Takes Center Stage at WEFTEC 2016 Operator accomplishments and skills took center stage the morning of Sept. 28 in the Innovation Pavilion during WEFTEC© 2016. The event, “A Celebration of Operator Innovation, Excellence, and Professionalism,” spanned the breadth of what operators do, from fixing problems to pursuing continuing education to motivating […]

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November 2016 Digest

November 30, 2016

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Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Like Father, Like Son As a 12-year-old growing up in Austin, Texas, Jeff Sober recalls the day he found himself alone standing atop a water clarifier. “I was thinking, ‘Wow, it’s a miracle how this works,’” he said. Jeff’s fascination with water treatment processes likely had something to do […]

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October 2016 Digest

October 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Hamlett Family’s WEF Service Spans Three Generations and Five Decades When Randy Hamlett’s now 91-year-old father, Bruce, relocated his family to Michigan in 1970 to launch a water and wastewater equipment business, Randy had little reason to think that he, much less his yet-to-be born daughter, might one day follow in his […]

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September 2016 Digest

September 29, 2016

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Featured Other News My Water Legacy: Canhams forged a strong bond, inside and outside of WEF Bob Canham Jr. and his father, Robert Canham Sr. shared a special bond, and a lifelong desire to learn and advance their profession. Learn about this family’s dedication to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the water […]

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August 2016 Digest

August 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Going to the Worms Worm- and microbe-powered system to treat California vineyard’s wastewater in just 4 hours Very few wineries show the same enthusiasm for their wastewater treatment as for their wines. But Fetzer Vineyards is different. The Hopland, Calif., vineyard and winery is on a mission to prove that it’s possible […]

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July 2016 Digest

July 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Celebrating a Day To Call Their Own Virginia names June 30 as Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day The Prince William County Service Authority (SA; Woodbridge, Va.) came up with the idea to pursue legislation celebrating the efforts of water sector professionals to protect public health and the environment. SA encourages […]

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June 2016 Digest

June 30, 2016

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Featured Other News High School Students Spend a Year Studying the Bronx River Rocking the Boat, a youth development organization based in the South Bronx of New York City, offers water-based educational programs for underserved students that go beyond traditional classrooms. From the President: Directions for the Future When traveling for business or pleasure, we […]

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May 2016 Digest

May 31, 2016

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Featured Other News Wastewater Treatment Takes Center Stage in Alexandria, Va. Alexandria Renew Enterprises connects the community to water In Alexandria, Va., wastewater treatment services are taking the spotlight. Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) has a new multipurpose athletic field sitting over a nutrient management facility and an environmental center that will connect the community to […]

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