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2018 Water Leadership Institute Applicants Eligible for Scholarship

November 29, 2017

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Apply now to participate in the 2018 Water Leadership Institute. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) program helps emerging water sector leaders develop new skills and knowledge through a curriculum delivered by expert instructors from various public and private organizations. Participants can engage in management training and leadership development through online and in-person meetings […]

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WEF and Others Release Collaborative Approach for Reducing Nutrient Pollution in Waterways

November 29, 2017

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During WEFTEC 2017, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), U.S. Water Alliance (Washington, D.C.), and National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.) revealed a new, collaborative approach to reduce nutrient pollution in U.S. waterways. Nutrient overload in waterways from excess nitrogen and phosphorus threatens drinking water quality, economic health, and recreation. The paper, […]

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WEF Announces MS4 Award Winners

November 29, 2017

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On Oct. 2, municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) that perform beyond regulatory requirements were recognized during the Stormwater Congress Luncheon at WEFTEC 2017. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presented 13 municipalities with National MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards. The awards, developed by WEF in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, […]

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Getting a Large, Early View of WEFCOM Posts

November 25, 2017

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WEFCOM serves as a virtual workspace for Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) members to network and collaborate online. Those using the online community can work in full-screen mode and preview discussion posts. Open the “view” menu in the discussion content editor to select either of these options. Users can exit the full-screen mode by opening […]

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WEF Announces Winners of Stormwater Snapshots Photo Contest

November 23, 2017

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Stay tuned for next contest which begins in December During September and October, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers were asked to show innovative ways they manage, educate about, or deal with damage caused by stormwater. Water sector professionals were invited to enter the Stormwater Snapshots photo contest. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, […]

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Newly Released MOP 8: Comprehensive WRRF Design Resource

November 2, 2017

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Find state-of-the-art resources in facility planning, design, and configuration in the Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice 8. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined with the Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) to release this thoroughly revised resource. The comprehensive coverage of water resource […]

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Organizations Invited To Join the WEF Stormwater Institute

October 28, 2017

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Organizations now can become founding members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Stormwater Institute (SWI). SWI was launched at WEFTEC 2015 to focus on addressing runoff management to protect public health and the environment. The institute works with the stormwater sector to identify cross-cutting issues, convene experts to assist with developing solutions, provide […]

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Publication Helps in the Design of Sustainable, Energy-Efficient Facilities

October 26, 2017

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Water resource recovery facilities of the future will need to be less costly to operate and more resilient to climate change. Sustainability and Energy Management for Water Resource Recovery Facilities describes best practices for evaluating and improving the energy efficiency of these facilities. The companion to Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 8, includes an assessment […]

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