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WEF Buyers Guide Features New Categories and Offers Users an Interactive Experience

May 10, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Buyer’s Guide offers a comprehensive, interactive platform designed to connect water sector professionals with products and services. The guide features new categories showing which companies already have or will be exhibiting at WEF conferences. The categories include WEFTEC® 2016, Residuals and Biosolids 2016, and Collection Systems 2016. Buyer’s […]

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WEF Wants To Celebrate Your Ingenious Fixes at WEFTEC® 2016

April 22, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is hosting the fifth annual Ingenuity Contest. The competition recognizes that not all innovations come from the research laboratory. Some innovations come from the need to tackle a persistent problem with nothing more than the materials at hand and a hearty dose of ingenuity. The imaginative, inventive, and […]

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Attend WEF’s Collection Systems 2016 Conference

March 24, 2016

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Delve into underground infrastructure and experience the realm of technological applications for assessments and rehabilitation at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems 2016 conference. The event will highlight innovation, technologies, and real-world examples through its exhibit hall and technical programming. It features an opening general session, workshops, technical sessions, a mobile session, […]

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Current Odor Issues, Regulations, and Solutions Featured at Odors and Air Pollutants Conference

January 30, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites environmental and water sector professionals to attend the Odors and Air Pollutants 2016 conference in Milwaukee, March 21–24. The event features an opening general session and 12 technical sessions providing education and resources on current odor issues, regulatory requirements, and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. […]

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Heroes of Wastewater Assemble at Operations Challenge 2015

January 28, 2016

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During WEFTEC 2015, 44 teams — the largest number ever assembled — stepped up to compete in Operations Challenge. The competitors represent the often-unsung heroes of wastewater treatment. They rely on teamwork as their key to success both in the competition’s Process, Laboratory, Collection Systems, Godwin Maintenance, and Safety events and on the job. This […]

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WEF Committee Releases Infiltration and Inflow Fact Sheet

December 24, 2015

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In September, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems Committee released a fact sheet on reducing private property infiltration and inflow (PPII). Infiltration and inflow of stormwater and groundwater into sanitary sewers can overwhelm the sewers’ capacity and cause overflows. Sewer laterals, which connect buildings on private property to sewer mains, can be […]

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WEF Releases 2016 Conference Schedule

November 17, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers educational opportunities that provide the latest scientific, engineering, and technical information on various water sector topics throughout the year. Download the 2016 Specialty Conference Catalog to get more information on the following conferences and events. International Symposium on Potable Reuse Jan. 25−27, Renaissance Long Beach (Calif.) Hotel […]

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Maine Water Resource Recovery District Takes an Interactive Approach to Education

October 7, 2015

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The Brunswick (Maine) Sewer District has taken a proactive approach to foster an informed customer base. The district has created a poster that links customers to videos that show how water flows through the district’s systems, according to Leonard Blanchette, general manager. The district is using this interactive education in addition to traditional public outreach […]

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