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WE&T Photo Contest Shows Operators in Action

August 25, 2017

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On July 31, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine revealed the winners of its photo contest. During June and July, more than 50 photos of water quality professionals on-the-job were collected and 300 votes were cast for these submissions. Entries came from wastewater operators, water systems engineers, hydrologists, environmental workers, and various others. They provided […]

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

August 22, 2017

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Learn about biosolids applied to land in Land Application of Biosolids: Human Health Risk Assessment Related to Microconstituents, a new fact sheet by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals Biosolids Committee. The Sustainable Residuals Use Subcommittee developed the fact sheet to identify uses for biosolids and risks associated with land application. It describes […]

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Joining the Discussion About Renewable Fuel Credits

August 21, 2017

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In July, water sector representatives met with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Transportation officials to discuss renewable identification numbers (RINs). Representatives from the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), California Association of Sanitation Agencies (Sacramento, Calif.), and Water Research Foundation (Denver) met to discuss reclassifying codigestion fuel […]

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Nutrient Symposium 2017 Proceedings Offer Continued Education

August 20, 2017

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Educational opportunities continue even after Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conferences end. The Nutrient Symposium 2017 addressed the sustainable design and process operations of dealing with nutrient issues around the world. Purchase the Nutrient Symposium 2017 proceedings to access papers covered in sessions. Topics covered in the program include nutrient recovery, biological nutrient-removal process […]

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Illustrated Guide to Wastewater Biology Now Available

August 18, 2017

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Wastewater operators and engineers have a new resource at their disposal: Wastewater Biology: The Microlife. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released the new edition of this book as an easy-to-use guide to the biological aspects of wastewater treatment. It explores the organisms considered the most important in wastewater treatment and disease transmission and […]

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WEFTEC 2017 Conference Announcement Offers Attendees Key Details

August 16, 2017

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Prepare to attend WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual water quality event. Learn more about the conference’s many technical sessions, workshops, mobile sessions, tours, and numerous other learning and networking opportunities in the WEFTEC 2017 Conference Announcement. Held annually since 1928 by the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), WEFTEC 2017 marks the event’s 90th year. To […]

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Great Water Cities Summit Shares Holistic Approach to Resilience

July 25, 2017

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Building truly resilient cities requires a holistic approach that considers physical, financial, and workforce components. Attendees at the Great Water Cities Summit 2017: Invest4Resilience learned details about each of these components and discovered the way such cities as New York have turned resilience challenges into opportunities. “I love the title of the summit, the Great […]

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Value of Water Campaign Survey Finds Water Infrastructure Important to Americans

July 24, 2017

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The Value of Water Campaign has released results from a survey exploring voters’ opinions about the importance of funding water infrastructure. Researchers conducted 1000 telephone interviews with registered voters. Participants were asked to rank the importance of various issues that government leaders need to address and to rank specifically the importance of water infrastructure. Participants […]

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