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WEF Fellow Daniel Zitomer Leads Future Water Professionals by Example

March 30, 2018

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To his students, colleagues, and community, Marquette University (Milwaukee) environmental engineering professor Daniel Zitomer has been a fixture of the Wisconsin water environment profession for more than two decades. Zitomer, a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) for nearly 30 consecutive years, was named […]

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Water for People Video Thanks WEF

March 26, 2018

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Water for People (Denver) has released a video acknowledging the role of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) in supporting the organization’s water quality and sanitation projects. “Thank you, Water Environment Federation, for supporting us in 2017, and we look forward to all that is to come in 2018,” said Eleanor Allen, CEO of […]

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Maine Community College Program Responds to a Water Sector Need

February 27, 2018

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As college students begin their first year at Northern Maine Community College (NMCC; Presque Isle), some will add a few courses in water and wastewater treatment to their busy schedules. Come this fall, students in Maine will have a chance to learn about state-of-the-art treatment methods in a college setting. The unique program will offer […]

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Submit Applications for 2018 WEF Fellows

January 22, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for 2018 WEF Fellows candidates. The WEF Fellows Program recognizes the professional achievements and contributions of WEF members to practice areas served by the organization including, but not limited to, design, education, operations, regulation, research, utility management, and leadership. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 1. […]

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Cultivating the Next Generation of Water Stewards at the Water Palooza

December 27, 2017

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) volunteers dedicated time to help educate students about water during the 5th-annual Water Palooza on Sept. 29. During the event, held as part of the WEF Community Service Project, students at Manierre Elementary School (Chicago) participated in a series of hands-on and demonstrative […]

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Words on Water Podcasts Explore Water Sector Topics

December 22, 2017

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The Words on Water podcast series showcases perspectives of prominent, influential, and interesting water sector professionals. Take interviews with you anywhere by listening online or downloading audio files from the website, as well as through iTunes or the Words on Water app on Android devices. Episodes in the series feature Kevin Shafer, executive director of […]

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WEF Announces Winners of 2017 StormTV Competition

November 24, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has announced the winners of its sixth annual stormwater video competition, the StormTV Project. The video contest recognizes innovative stormwater practices, programs, products, and public outreach. The 2017 StormTV Project received 40 submissions. A panel of 25 judges – primarily members of the WEF Stormwater Committee – scored […]

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Sewer Simulator Shines a Light on Underground Infrastructure

June 30, 2017

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Two wastewater operators from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD; Cleveland) had a bright idea — if the public can’t go underground to see wastewater treatment systems, then these systems must be brought to the public. To spread the word, Pete Lehman and Todd Andexler, NEORSD field tech operators, transformed a metal storage container […]

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