Tag Archives: Design

My Water Legacy: Canhams Forged a Strong Bond, Inside and Outside of WEF

September 20, 2016

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Robert (Bob) Canham Jr. will never forget the day in 1981 when he learned the results of his master’s degree oral exam. “As soon as I heard I passed, I called my dad at work,” Bob said. “He was not an emotional guy. But I could hear the pride in his voice.” Father and son […]

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Putting Wastewater Designs to the Test During WEFTEC 2016 Student Design Competition

August 19, 2016

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A record number of teams is set to compete in the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition at WEFTEC® 2016 in New Orleans. This year’s Student Design Competition will feature 15 teams from 16 different schools, making it the largest field of contenders since the competition began in 2002. The Student Design […]

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WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship Recipient Works To Improve the Water Sector

August 18, 2016

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Christine Dykstra wants to change the paradigm of wastewater treatment from simply removing contaminants to recovering resources and energy. The Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) doctoral student adds receipt of the 2016 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship to her growing list of achievements. The scholarship, awarded every year to a […]

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Central States WEA Program Seeks To Bring Sanitation to Underdeveloped Regions

April 28, 2016

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For its second project, GWS focused on Bahia Bellena, a village of several tightly packed commercial establishments and 40 to 50 homes. The village sits at the entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park in Costa Rica. Photo courtesy of the Global Water Stewardship.

The Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) has created a program to help protect public health in underdeveloped regions of the world. The program, Global Water Stewardship (GWS), seeks to advance the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goal of providing sanitation for the 2.5 billion people worldwide who lack it. CSWEA’s membership called for the […]

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Navigate the World of FOG at WEF Seminar in April

March 17, 2016

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Get the complete picture of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) during the interactive seminar, Navigating the World of FOG. During the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and AZ Water Association event, presentations, exercises, and facilitated discussion will train attendees on the options available for utilities to design and implement their own, site-specific FOG management […]

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WEF Partners with DBIA for Conference

February 25, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has partnered with the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA; Washington, D.C.) to host the Design−Build for Water/Wastewater Conference. The event, held in conjunction with the Design-Build in Transportation Conference, will take place April 18–22 in the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center. The conference will explore such design-build topics as […]

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Submit Nominations for 2016 WEF Awards

January 23, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting nominations for its 2016 awards. The WEF Honors and Awards Program recognizes individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession, WEF, and its Member Associations. A variety of awards recognize recipients’ hard work in protecting the water environment and promoting the […]

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Upcoming Webcasts Educate on the Utility of the Future, Asset Management, and Modeling

January 20, 2016

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members can take advantage of the following webcasts at no charge: Enabling the Water Resources Utility of the Future Webinar Series Managers of water resource recovery facilities are looking to optimize efficiency, recover resources, and contribute to the overall health of watersheds. Learn how this path is reflected in […]

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