March 14, 2017

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Send Letters of Interest for WIFIA Loans by April 10

On Jan. 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Notice of Funding Availability in the Federal Register for the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Organizations interested in applying for low-interest loans and loan guarantees must submit a letter of interest to EPA by April 10. The WIFIA program received […]

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March 13, 2017

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Water Environment Research Now Available in Color

Access cutting-edge, peer-reviewed research in Water Environment Research, which is now in color. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has been publishing papers and reviews on original, fundamental, and applied research in all areas related to water quality, pollution control, and management since 1928. Access the journal online or subscribe to receive the printed […]

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March 10, 2017

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WEF’s My Water Legacy Video Goes Platinum

During the WEFTEC 2016 Opening General Session, attendees saw the premiere of the My Water Legacy video. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) produced the video to show the importance of water and the role those in the water sector assume to protect this vital resource. It introduced the #MyWaterLegacy social media campaign that […]

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March 9, 2017

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WEF Fact Sheet Describes Rainfall Derived Inflow and Infiltration Modeling

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems Committee has released the fact sheet, “Sanitary Sewer Systems: Rainfall-Derived Inflow and Infiltration Modeling.” Rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow (RDII) is a known cause of sanitary sewer overflows. RDII simulation models help characterize system wet weather responses, evaluate needs, and predict performance within infiltration and inflow reduction […]

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February 28, 2017

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February 2017 Digest

Featured Other News Seventh Grader Shows Appreciation for Operators in Texas Often, wastewater treatment services remain out-of-sight and out-of-mind. But 12-year-old Came ron Weeks sought to change that when he decided to learn about local wastewater operators for a school project. My Water Legacy: A Match Made in Wastewater Heaven WEF inspires a love connection […]

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February 27, 2017

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Apply for the WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

Apply for the 2017 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship, which provides $25,000 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 remarkable commitment to work in the water field for 2 years following completion of […]

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February 24, 2017

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Richard Arbour, member since 1976, Central States Water Environment Association. Glenn A. Compton, member since 1975, AZ Water Association. Paul J. Gormsen, member since 1980, New England Water Environment Association. Francis J. Hopcroft, member since 1974, New England Water Environment Association. John C. Kissel, member since 1975, Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association. Kenneth V. Lensmeyer, […]

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February 22, 2017

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WEF Offers MOP 11 Information by Topic Area

The Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 11, Seventh Edition, covers the latest developments in the operation, management, and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has developed a few curated selections of content from this publication organized by topic area: Maintenance Collection: Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities provides […]

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