May 30, 2017

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WEF Members Support Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas

On April 5, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members contributed to a strong program for the Global Wastewater Symposium in Developing Urban Areas. The Global Water Alliance, in partnership with the Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership/Wharton, hosted the event at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). Howard Neukrug, WEF member and professor in the Department […]

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May 29, 2017

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Henry J. Greenemeir, member since 1976, New Jersey Water Environment Association. Jose Gonzalez, member since 1976, Florida Water Environment Association. Donald Hoesktra, member since 1977, Water Environment Association of Ontario. Stewart A. Lassiter, member since 1978, Virginia Water Environment Association. Ronald Tatariw, member since 1975, Virginia Water Environment Association. Robert C. Urban, member since 1971, […]

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May 28, 2017

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Follow and Find Discussions in WEFCOM Using Tags

Find topics of interest and make your discussions easier to find by using the new tagging feature in WEFCOM. The virtual workspace for members of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now features the ability to choose tags when posting, which allows other members to search for discussions by topic. After entering text for […]

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May 27, 2017

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WEF Seeks CLC Nominations

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council (CLC) seeks nominations for four Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years, beginning after WEFTEC® 2017. WEF seeks volunteers with leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and understanding of WEF committees. WEF invites those interested […]

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May 26, 2017

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Investing in Water Infrastructure Generates $220 Billion in Economic Activity

Investing in water infrastructure would create numerous jobs and gains for the economy, according to a new report. The Value of Water Campaign commissioned the report, “The Economic Benefits of Investing in Water Infrastructure,” to better understand how investments in the nation’s water infrastructure affect economic growth and employment. Maintaining reliable clean water services in the […]

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May 25, 2017

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WEF’s Conference Proceedings Now Online

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers online access to conference proceedings. The proceedings offer manuscripts for each presentation given at WEF conferences. Purchase proceedings to save time associated with shipping and to access technical content from these educational events anytime, anywhere. After purchasing, customers will receive a secure email with login information to […]

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May 24, 2017

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Submit Nominations for the Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

Water resource recovery facilities that embrace innovative solutions to solve challenges have an opportunity to be recognized. The Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program promotes those utilities working toward transforming operations by adopting innovative and sustainable utility management practices. “The innovations coming to the water sector present an opportunity for a shift in the […]

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May 23, 2017

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WEF Initiative Increases Access to Water Research

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced a new initiative that helps make water research available to a larger audience. Since 1928, WEF has published research in its journal, Water Environment Research (WER). In April, WEF began offering authors of this research the opportunity to make their articles open-access. WER authors who are […]

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