April 10, 2017

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WEF Introduces the Volunteer Service Recognition Program

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council and House of Delegates have created the WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program to recognize outstanding volunteers. The program honors members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization by serving on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. This […]

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April 8, 2017

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WEFCOM Functionality Extends to Email

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) continues to improve the functionality of WEFCOM. Those using the WEF member online networking platform now can initiate discussions with others through email. Instead of waiting to log into WEFCOM, members can take discussions on the road. Members only need to find the email address associated with the […]

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March 31, 2017

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March 2017 Digest

Featured Other News Hackers Attack Model Water Treatment Facility in Cybersecurity Competition ‘Capture-the-flag’ challenge alludes to potential vulnerabilities in the water sector A miniature mock water treatment facility was the target of cyberattacks at the first-ever Passcode Cup hacking competition. A network security challenge using a computer simulation based on the traditional “capture-the-flag” team game […]

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March 30, 2017

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WEF Members Invited To Book WEFTEC 2017 Hotel Rooms Early

Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members will be given exclusive access to Chicago hotel rooms at specially negotiated group rates beginning April 11. This provides members with an opportunity to reserve a hotel room a week before WEFTEC® 2017 conference registration and housing opens to a broader audience. Individual members will receive an email […]

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March 29, 2017

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Gregory F. Burde, member since 1973, New Jersey Water Environment Association. James De Block, member since 1981, New Jersey Water Environment Association. David A. Flowers, member since 1982, Central States Water Environment Association. Richard F. Luthy, member since 1970, California Water Environment Association. Gamaliel Martinez De Bascaran, member since 1975, Asociación para la Defensa de […]

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March 28, 2017

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My Water Legacy: Fran Bonaccorso Follows in His Father’s Footsteps

You never know what might inspire a young person to pursue a career in wastewater. For Joe Bonaccorso, the seeds were planted when he first glimpsed the inner workings of a New Jersey water resource recovery facility (WRRF) as a boy scout in 1961— he was fascinated by what he saw. Joe may not have […]

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March 28, 2017

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Investigating Collection Systems at WEF’s Conference in May

Learn how to optimize collection systems by implementing project improvements, new technologies, smart strategies and planning, and comprehensive management. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water sector professionals to learn from speakers presenting case studies and project outcomes at the Collection Systems Conference 2017. The event features an opening general session, mobile session, […]

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March 27, 2017

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Submit Nominations for WE&RF Paul L. Busch Award

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for the 2017 Paul L. Busch Award. Submit nominations by the June 1 deadline. The award recognizes the outstanding achievement and creative vision of individuals who have made innovative and ongoing contributions to water quality advancements. Winners receive a $100,000 grant to help […]

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