Tag Archives: Best Management Practices

Newly Released MOP 8: Comprehensive WRRF Design Resource

November 2, 2017

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Find state-of-the-art resources in facility planning, design, and configuration in the Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice 8. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined with the Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) to release this thoroughly revised resource. The comprehensive coverage of water resource […]

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NGICP Equips Professionals with Green Skills

August 30, 2017

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Forty-six individuals recently earned credentials as the newest members of a skilled green workforce. In July, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and DC Water (Washington, D.C.) announced that these individuals have completed the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). In total, more than 100 people have earned NGICP certification in Baltimore, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, […]

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Gordon MacDonald Discusses Stormwater Design at WEFTEC 2017

August 24, 2017

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During Session No. 415, A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Stormwater Design Out of This World, Gordon MacDonald will talk about stormwater challenges encountered during the design and construction of one of the longest floating bridges in the world, located in Washington state. MacDonald, a senior consultant and project manager at […]

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Water Reuse Roadmap Primer Describes Best Practices

November 17, 2016

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Water reuse has proven crucial for many utilities to meet the water needs of their customers. With the September release of The Water Reuse Roadmap Primer, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides water sector decision-makers with best practice standards to help navigate the technical, financial, social, and health-related challenges associated with reuse. The […]

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New Book Provides Infiltration and Inflow Guidance

June 28, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control. This book offers guidance on methods to identify, locate, and estimate the magnitude of private property infiltration and inflow (I/I) as well as best practices to control it. I/I control efforts can pose a challenge for utilities, and private property […]

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WEF Announces Recipients of the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship

May 25, 2016

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In July, six water sector leaders will form a U.S. utility delegation to attend Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2016. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) chose the following leaders to receive the 2016 Singapore International Water […]

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Apply for the 2016 Singapore International Water Week Scholarship

January 22, 2016

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A delegation representing U.S. utilities will travel to the biannual Singapore International Water Week, July 10–14. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA; Washington, D.C.), and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), in partnership with Singapore’s national water agency, PUB, invite utility leaders to apply for a […]

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WEF Submits Comments on Dental Amalgam Effluent Guidelines Rule

April 10, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), as well as many other organizations, submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the potential impact of proposed dental-amalgam effluent requirements. The proposal would require dental offices to comply with rules for controlling the discharge of dental amalgam pollutants into publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) […]

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