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WER Article Examines Microconstituent Removal in Activated Sludge Systems

June 23, 2018

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WER June 2018 Cover Featured

In the June issue of Water Environment Research (WER), an open-access research article explores the best model to use when examining the fate of microconstituents in wastewater. In the article, “General Fate Model for Microconstituents in an Activated Sludge System,” researchers discuss evaluating biodegradation models for the microconstituents 17-ethinylestradiol, bisphenol-A, and triclosan. The study identifies […]

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Prepare for WEFTEC 2018 with Conference Announcement and Mobile App

June 22, 2018

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WEFTEC 2018 Conference Announcement Featured

The 2018 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC®) will take place Sept. 29–Oct. 3 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. The WEFTEC 2018 Conference Announcement provides highlights of the event’s learning and networking opportunities, organized by topic and date. Reference the announcement online for a full list of exhibitors; […]

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WEF Joins in Encouraging Congress To Preserve Funding for Farm Bill

June 21, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) continues to support funding for the 2018 Farm Bill. On May 4, WEF joined many other organizations in requesting that the U.S. Congress fully fund Title II, the Conservation Title, in the next Farm Bill reauthorization. The letter was sent to U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts […]

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Introducing the Winners of 2018 U.S. SJWP Competition

June 20, 2018

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US SJWP 2018 Featured

On June 16, high school students who have been selected as 2018 state winners traveled to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to compete in the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. A total of 58 students, competing as individuals or on teams, represented 47 states and Puerto Rico in the national finals. […]

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Submit Volunteer Service Recognition Nominations by June 30

June 18, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will recognize members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization. The program will honor as many as 15 members who have served on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. “So much of the energy that drives […]

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Disinfection and Reuse Symposium Comes to Oregon in July

May 29, 2018

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Disinfection and Reuse 2018 Featured

The Disinfection and Reuse Symposium 2018 will bring together environmental professionals from around the world. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conference will focus on current disinfection and reuse issues, regulatory requirements, methods for analyzing problems, and ways to find innovative solutions. Topics covered during the conference’s workshop and 10 technical sessions will include […]

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WEF Seeks Committee Leadership Council Nominations

May 29, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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Open-Access Research in WER Examines Fine-Pore Oxygen Transfer

May 25, 2018

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The open-access article in the May issue of the journal, Water Environment Research (WER), examines factors affecting oxygen transfer in activated sludge processes. “In their critical review of factors affecting fine-pore oxygen-transfer modeling, Baquero-Rodríguez et al. delineate the major model inputs and variables and how they are affected by operating conditions,” said Tim Ellis, WER editor-in-chief. […]

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