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Turning Beer Waste into Animal Feed

September 24, 2015

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When you crack open your next beverage from MillerCoors LLC (Chicago), you may not be the only species enjoying the product. Nutrients recovered from the MillerCoors Trenton Brewery in Ohio are being transformed into a protein for animal feed. In May, Nutrinsic Corp. (Glendale, Colo.) opened a protein production facility co-located with the brewery’s water […]

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WEF President Ed McCormick Discusses Energy Neutrality

September 9, 2015

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Ed McCormick, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president, participated in a roundtable discussion about achieving energy neutrality of with other wastewater and energy experts. The discussion was the third in a series produced by GE (Fairfield, Conn.) Water & Process Technologies for its Energy From Wastewater series. Other panelists included Art Umble, wastewater practice […]

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WEF Hosts Meeting To Drive Innovation in Nutrient Sensor Market

July 30, 2015

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Nutrient runoff is a significant and costly environmental problem in the U.S. This challenge requires focused monitoring to evaluate progress toward reducing the problem, the success of various interventions to mitigate it, and assessment to understand where to target investments. New technologies are emerging that allow for sustained measurement at relevant scales; however, organizations and […]

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Learn About the Latest Innovations in Reuse

July 27, 2015

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Learn about the latest innovations in water reuse, network with water professionals, and find solutions to critical water supply issues at the 30th Annual WaterReuse Symposium. The symposium will be held at the Sheraton Seattle, Sept. 13–16. The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and the American Water Works Association (Denver) have partnered to create this […]

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WERF Awards Contracts To Continue Nutrient Research

July 23, 2015

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The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) awarded two contracts to Brown and Caldwell (Walnut Creek, Calif.) that build upon WERF’s current nutrient research. The first contract is for the project, “Model Guidance for Developing Site Specific Nutrient Goals – Demonstration, Boulder Creek, Colo.” The research team is using available monitoring data for Boulder […]

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WERF and WEF Launch New LIFT Projects

June 10, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) are launching three new projects under the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) program. The three projects are a Genifuel hydrothermal processing bench-scale technology evaluation, an incentives-for-innovation adoption project, and a LIFT database project. The Genifuel hydrothermal processing bench-scale technology […]

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Potomac River Watershed Event Models Shark Tank

March 25, 2015

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Businesses pitch innovations during the Potomac Piranhas Pitch    Many innovative, business solutions that may help improve the Potomac River watershed were presented at the Potomac Piranhas™ (Alexandria, Va.) Pitch on Jan. 30–31. More than 120 entrepreneurs, business representatives, investors, engineers, environmental professionals, and community leaders gathered to attend this inaugural event, which modeled ABC’s […]

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Federal Coalition Seeks Submissions for Nutrient Challenge

January 28, 2015

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The Challenging Nutrients Coalition, a coalition of federal agencies, has launched the Nutrient Sensor Challenge as part of a collaborative effort to provide information needed to better understand and more effectively manage nutrients. The coalition includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology, and […]

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