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WEF Releases Fact Sheet on Pulp and Paper Wastewater

November 30, 2018

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Pulp and Paper Fact Sheet Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a fact sheet describing the treatment of pulp-and-paper-industry wastewater. The majority of the industry’s wastewater is treated using large basins, but temperature can change their performance. In this document, WEF presents details behind two commonly used, basin thermal models to compare their strengths and weaknesses as […]

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Partnership Helps WEF Bring Green Infrastructure Training to Parks Professionals

November 30, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA; Ashburn, Va.) to adapt the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) curriculum into a form that can be used to train public land-management professionals throughout the country. In May, NRPA will partner with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation to […]

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WEF Stormwater Institute Presents the 2018 MS4 Award Winners

November 30, 2018

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During the Stormwater Congress Luncheon at WEFTEC 2018, 22 agencies received recognition from the fourth-annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Housed within the WEF Stormwater Institute, this awards program was developed to encourage innovation among municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4s) programs nationwide. The MS4 awards […]

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LIFT Intelligent Water System Challenge Recognizes Innovative Water Solutions

November 29, 2018

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LIFT Featured

During WEFTEC 2018, a team from Great Lakes Water Authority (Detroit) and the University of (Ann Arbor) Michigan won the first Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Intelligent Water Systems Challenge. The team won for using data analytics to develop a tool to maximize the use of existing collection systems and minimize combined sewer overflows […]

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Submit Technical Presentation Abstracts for WEFTEC 2019

November 27, 2018

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WEFTEC 2019 Abstracts

Take part in the world’s largest annual technical water quality conference by contributing your work in water quality, wastewater, and stormwater. For the opportunity to present your work at WEFTEC 2019, submit a technical presentation abstract by Dec. 3. The technical presentation call for abstract (PDF download) provides information on formatting, topics and focus areas, […]

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WEF Announces Graduates of 2018 Water Leadership Institute

November 26, 2018

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Water Leadership Institute '18 Featured

A new group of water sector professionals emerged from WEFTEC 2018 with a new credential to add to their resume and an arsenal of new leadership skills. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) hosted a graduation ceremony for its Water Leadership Institute Class of 2018 in New Orleans. The seventh class of the annual […]

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Attend WEF Forum on Phosphorus Removal and Recovery

November 24, 2018

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WEF Forum 2019 Featured

In January, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will host the James Barnard Research Conference on Emerging Themes in Biological Phosphorus Removal and Recovery. Join other water professionals to discuss and collaborate on current phosphorus management and treatment issues. Attendees will help identify future research and planning needs. See the technical program (PDF download) […]

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WEF Introduces 2018–2019 Board of Trustees

November 23, 2018

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2018-2019 Board of Trustees Featured

During a ceremony at WEFTEC 2018, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “gavel of leadership” passed to President Tom Kunetz, assistant director of monitoring and research for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. Kunetz will help WEF meet its strategic plan and critical objectives to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of […]

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