December 21, 2017

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Houston Operators Recognized for Hurricane Recovery Work

Two City of Houston operators received special recognition during WEFTEC 2017. During Session No. 533, Operator Excellence: Operations Ingenuity Contest Winners, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presented Tomas Martinez and Sidney Bomer with The First Responders’ First Responder Award. During the session, WEF celebrated winners of its sixth annual Operator Ingenuity Contest. They […]

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December 20, 2017

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Participate in 2018 WEF International Pavilion Shows

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites companies to exhibit at water and wastewater tradeshows around the world next year. For a single, all-inclusive price, WEF provides a booth complete with furnishings at a prime location on the show floor, pre-show promotion, and one WEFTEC priority point toward next year’s WEFTEC booth selection. Through […]

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December 20, 2017

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WEF Joins in Writing Congress To Oppose Tax Bill Provision

Municipal bonds help finance water and wastewater infrastructure projects. While a U.S. House of Representatives bill maintains tax-exempt status for municipal-issued bonds for water and wastewater infrastructure projects, Section 3602 of the bill would repeal the ability to advance refund municipal bonds. On Nov. 8, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined other water […]

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December 20, 2017

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WEF and BlueTech Commit To Collaborate for Innovation

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and BlueTech Research (Cork, Ireland) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. WEF and BlueTech will launch a visiting scientist fellowship program that pairs BlueTech’s water technology analysts with WEF staff on joint initiatives. Next year, WEF’s Water Science & Engineering […]

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December 19, 2017

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Prepare To Attend WEF’s 2018 Conferences

The latest technical information on various water sector topics will be presented at 2018 Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) conferences. The 2018 specialty conference catalog provides details about each event: The Utility Management ConferenceTM 2018, Feb. 20–23, San Antonio; Odors and Air Pollutants Conference 2018, March 25–28, Portland, Ore.; Collection Systems Conference 2018, April 8–11, […]

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December 19, 2017

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From the President: WEF Fights for Science and Research

The collective success of the water sector would be impossible without science and research – the foundation of every drop of clean and reliable water that we provide. Science, research, and other related terms are among the most commonly heard words at any meeting or conference on water issues. Without investment in these areas, we […]

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November 30, 2017

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November 2017 Digest

Featured Other News Found in Philadelphia: 200-Year-Old Wooden Water Mains In a city as old as Philadelphia, construction crews are bound to occasionally stumble on something of historical interest when they begin digging. Such was the case in early May when workers replacing a water line along the 900 block of Spruce Street encountered what […]

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November 30, 2017

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WEF Members Address the World’s Toughest Water Problems at UNLEASH

In August, the world-class talent of Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members was showcased at the global level. As invited guests to the 2017 UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab, eleven WEF members from all areas of the water sector did their part to improve the planet while gaining valuable insights from international peers. The new, […]

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