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My Water Legacy: Fran Bonaccorso Follows in His Father’s Footsteps

March 28, 2017

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You never know what might inspire a young person to pursue a career in wastewater. For Joe Bonaccorso, the seeds were planted when he first glimpsed the inner workings of a New Jersey water resource recovery facility (WRRF) as a boy scout in 1961— he was fascinated by what he saw. Joe may not have […]

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WEF Volunteers Educate a New Generation at 2013 National Scout Jamboree

August 27, 2013

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) volunteer at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, John Hughes from Infilco-Degremont Technologies (Richmond, Va.) explains the water resource map and shows two Scouts their hometown watersheds. WEF photo/Steve Harrison.

Thirty-eight Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members braved the summer heat to volunteer at the Boy Scouts of America (Washington, D.C.) 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The jamboree was held July 15 to 24 at its new permanent location, Summit Bechtel Reserve in Beckley, W.Va. In 2010, Carl E. Janson, a past member of the […]

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Preparing for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, Volunteers Needed

March 12, 2013

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Work continues to prepare the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Beckley, W.Va., for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The jamboree, scheduled for July 15 to 23, will feature a conservation trail, an interactive experience enabling scouts and scout leaders to learn the latest about environmental developments and ways to preserve the world’s natural […]

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