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Attend the Design–Build for Water/Wastewater Conference

February 23, 2019

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The upcoming Design–Build for Water/Wastewater Conference 2019 showcases the latest water sector trends on this innovative project delivery method and features dynamic speakers and networking events. The conference will cover the topics of market trends, innovations, partnerships and joint ventures, lessons learned and case studies, communication, leadership, best practices, applying theory, procurement and managing risks, […]

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Examine Leadership Strategies at the Utility Management Conference 2019

February 21, 2019

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Utility Management Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water professionals interested in the latest approaches, practices, processes, and research of utility management to attend the Utility Management Conference 2019, held by WEF and the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver). As a leading management conference, attending water sector professionals are able to share their experiences […]

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WEF’s New Release Offers Leading-Edge Content on Trenchless Technology

February 20, 2019

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In the U.S., an enormous network of pipelines is aging underground. Municipal managers, contractors, engineers, and consultants face the difficult task of renewing, rehabilitating, and replacing these systems efficiently and cost-effectively. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) supports these efforts with its newest publication, Trenchless Technology and Asset Management. This manual of practice, co-published […]

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Apply for the 2019 WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

February 19, 2019

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Canham Scholarship Featured

Apply for the 2019 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship, which provides $25,000 each year to a post-baccalaureate student in the water environment field. The scholarship covers education-related expenses and is presented to a WEF member who makes a commitment to work in the water field for 2 years following completion […]

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Farm Bill Passes Congress

January 27, 2019

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U.S. Congress has passed the $867 million Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the “farm bill.” President Trump has signed the bill into law after it passed both houses with broad bipartisan support. During the nearly 2-year drafting process for the legislation, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has urged Congress to […]

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Water Leaders Share Insights in WEF Podcasts

January 26, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series presents insights from leaders in the water sector. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Marleah LaBelle, project manager with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (Anchorage), discusses challenges with […]

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Wastewater Treatment Fundamental Fact Sheets Prepare Operators for Certification

January 25, 2019

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Operators preparing to take certification exams have new resources at their disposal. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released a new series of peer-reviewed fact sheets that will help operators prepare for the first three levels of certification exams and qualify for continuing education credits. WEF’s Wastewater Operations Fact Sheets provide summaries of each […]

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WEF Studybook Helps Operators Prepare for Collection System Certification

January 23, 2019

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Wastewater Collection System Studybook Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduced a study resource to help wastewater collection system operators expand their knowledge and prepare to take certification exams. The second edition of the Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification Studybook provides in-depth information on the topics these professionals need to be familiar with and offers more than 500 […]

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