November 26, 2018

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WEF Announces Graduates of 2018 Water Leadership Institute

Water Leadership Institute '18 Featured

A new group of water sector professionals emerged from WEFTEC 2018 with a new credential to add to their resume and an arsenal of new leadership skills. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) hosted a graduation ceremony for its Water Leadership Institute Class of 2018 in New Orleans. The seventh class of the annual […]

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November 25, 2018

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U.S. Congress Passes America’s Water Infrastructure Act

In October, the U.S. Senate passed the biennial Water Resources Development Act. The bi-partisan legislation includes major provisions that benefit drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure and policy. The U.S. House of Representatives also passed a version of the bill, known as America’s Water Infrastructure Act (S. 3021), in September. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; […]

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November 24, 2018

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Attend WEF Forum on Phosphorus Removal and Recovery

WEF Forum 2019 Featured

In January, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will host the James Barnard Research Conference on Emerging Themes in Biological Phosphorus Removal and Recovery. Join other water professionals to discuss and collaborate on current phosphorus management and treatment issues. Attendees will help identify future research and planning needs. See the technical program (PDF download) […]

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November 23, 2018

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WEF Introduces 2018–2019 Board of Trustees

2018-2019 Board of Trustees Featured

During a ceremony at WEFTEC 2018, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “gavel of leadership” passed to President Tom Kunetz, assistant director of monitoring and research for the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. Kunetz will help WEF meet its strategic plan and critical objectives to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of […]

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November 22, 2018

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WEFTEC 2018 Breaks Records for New Orleans

WEFTEC 2018 Exhibition

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) 91st annual technical exhibition and conference set a record for the most registrants in New Orleans with 20,740 registrants. WEFTEC 2018 also drew 1019 exhibitors using a net 27,856 m2 (299,850 ft2) of space. The event showcased the latest technologies and services for water environment preservation, restoration, and […]

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October 31, 2018

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October 2018 Digest

Featured Other News Wastewater 101: NapaSan Launches Citizens’ Academy To Teach Residents about Water Services Word began spreading on Facebook and through local media that the Napa Sanitation District (NapaSan) would be hosting its first citizens’ academy this fall. When the registration deadline arrived, 28 residents had signed up for the free, four-week educational program. […]

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October 30, 2018

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Advocate for Utilities of the Future Receives 2017 WEF Fellow Designation

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After spending more than 30 years working in the water sector, Thomas Sigmund has become a strong proponent of the value of water and the important services provided by water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). Peers refer to Sigmund, the executive director of the Wisconsin-based utility known as NEW Water, as a “visionary leader” who is […]

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October 29, 2018

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

Morgan Coast, member since 1976, Ohio Water Environment Association. Eassie M. Miller, member since 1978, Hawaii Water Environment Association.

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