Tag Archives: Biosolids

WEF Podcasts Explore Water in Cities

August 24, 2018

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Hear insights from water-sector leaders with the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Manon Fisher, San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC) resource recovery specialist, explains the role biosolids have in […]

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WEF Fellow Influences Biosolids Management Practices Around the World

July 31, 2018

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James (Jim) E. Smith Jr., grew up in a family that worked in water. His grandfather operated a fishing boat and his uncle managed a Greater Cincinnati Water Works water resource recovery facility (WRRF).  “I always loved being in and around water,” Smith said. This love led him to enter a more-than-50-year career that began […]

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Research into Increasing Nitrification in Activated Sludge Systems Featured in April WER

April 26, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) provides open access to cutting-edge research in its journal, Water Environment Research (WER). In this month’s open-access paper, “Bioaugmentation with Nitrifying Granules in Low-SRT Flocculent Activated Sludge at Low Temperature,” researchers describe how bioaugmentation with nitrifying granules grown in a sidestream reactor consistently increases the nitrification capacity of […]

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Variety of Learning Opportunities Offered at Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018

March 27, 2018

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The Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018 explores the latest in technology, innovation, and integrated resource recovery. In addition to workshops, an opening general session, and 25 technical sessions, registrants have the option of touring an enhanced solar biosolids-drying project. Attendees can also visit a training center and attend the AZ Water Friends of Biosolids Social […]

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Prepare To Attend WEF’s 2018 Conferences

December 19, 2017

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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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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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Gaining a Dutch Education on Infrastructure

August 29, 2017

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Jen McDonnell, director of sales and marketing for Casella Organics (Saco, Maine)  McDonnell earned a bachelor’s degree from Brown University (Providence, R.I.) in 1998. Before joining  Casella Organics, she worked as business development manager/sustainability for SGS (Geneva); started the sustainability consulting company, Environmental Strategy Innovations LLC (West Orange, N.J.); worked as green mission specialist for […]

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WEF Releases Biosolids Fact Sheet

August 22, 2017

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Learn about biosolids applied to land in Land Application of Biosolids: Human Health Risk Assessment Related to Microconstituents, a new fact sheet by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Residuals Biosolids Committee. The Sustainable Residuals Use Subcommittee developed the fact sheet to identify uses for biosolids and risks associated with land application. It describes […]

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