Tag Archives: Education and Training

Emerging with Leadership Skills from WEF Workshop at YP Summit

May 20, 2017

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Vanessa Borkowski discusses how to identify and challenge unconscious bias in the workplace during the workshop. Photo courtesy of Alvin Pilobello.

For more than a decade, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and American Water Works Association (Denver) have collaborated to organize the annual Young Professionals Summit, which was held Feb. 6–7 in Tampa, Fla. This year, WEF debuted the Emerging Young Professionals Leadership (EYPL) workshop in conjunction with the summit. The workshop offered a […]

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WEF Webcasts Cover Phosphorus Removal, Inflow and Infiltration, and Odor

May 13, 2017

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Basics of Phosphorus Removal and Operational Lessons Learned The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Plant Operations and Maintenance Committee developed this webcast to introduce the basics of phosphorus removal in a municipal water resource recovery facility liquid stream. Subject experts will lead a classroom-style review of topics including phosphorus speciation, biological phosphorus removal, and […]

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Technical Algae Resources Now Available from WEF

April 26, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now provides cutting-edge technical information and learning opportunities focused on algae. WEF’s new online technical topic area — the algae webpage — educates about the wastewater bioremediation potential of algae and provides such technical resources as “Algae Bioreactors as a Cost-Effective Approach for Enhanced Nutrient Removal – Approaching […]

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WEF Stormwater Seminar Co-Located with Instrumentation Conference

April 24, 2017

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In June, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will offer stormwater education in conjunction with the International Water Association (IWA; London) Instrumentation, Control, and Automation 2017 conference. WEF’s Stormwater Seminar 2017 will discuss the various uses for smart systems and big data for innovative stormwater management. Attendees can learn how to use big data in […]

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Continue the WEFTEC® 2016 Educational Experience with Conference Proceedings

April 19, 2017

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Catch up on technical information presented during last year’s Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC) by purchasing the WEFTEC® 2016 conference proceedings. During the largest annual water quality conference of its kind, attendees have access to high-quality education and training. The WEF Program Committee, made up of more than 200 water […]

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New Jersey Water Environment Association Receives Award for Training

March 29, 2017

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The New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) has received the 2016 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award in the adult-led environmental education category. The award recognizes outstanding environmental performance programs and projects in the state. “It certainly was an honor to receive the award,” said Tom Grenci, NJWEA president. During the past year, NJWEA has provided approximately […]

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Save the Date for WEFTEC® 2017

March 16, 2017

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The 90th Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®) will be held Sept. 30–Oct. 4 at McCormick Place in Chicago. As the world’s largest annual water quality conference, WEFTEC offers diverse educational, networking, and business opportunities. WEFTEC 2015, the last conference held in Chicago, set records with 25,048 registrants and 1033 […]

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Kirkwood Community College Offers Professional Development for Operators

February 28, 2017

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If you are licensed as a water or wastewater operator in the State of Iowa — or would like to be —  the Environmental Training Center at Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids) could be your one-stop shop for professional development. To remain certified, operators need to complete between 10 and 20 hours of training, which […]

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