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Industry Leaders To Discuss the Water-Energy-Food Nexus at WEFTEC 2017

September 21, 2017

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Many of our favorite foods and beverages could not be produced without water. As a necessary resource in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus, tensions surrounding water supply will continue to grow as populations increase and climate changes. On Oct. 2, WEFTEC® 2017 attendees can gather to hear ways to help manage the Water-Energy-Food Nexus by representatives of the […]

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Diego Rosso To Discuss Optimizing Aeration Efficiency Research at WEFTEC 2017

September 19, 2017

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During Session No. 207 at WEFTEC 2017, Aeration: Knowledge Development Forum, Diego Rosso will talk about using a dynamic model to identify energy conservation opportunities in aeration systems. Rosso, an associate professor in the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI’s) Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and director of UCI’s Water-Energy Nexus Center, joined other researchers to […]

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Celebrating Love Over Settling Tanks and Digesters

January 24, 2017

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Though it may not be seen as a traditional romantic destination, hundreds of couples and others have participated in the Newtown Creek Facility Valentine’s Day tours since the Brooklyn facility began offering them in 2012. Photo courtesy of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Newtown Creek facility remains a popular Valentine’s Day destination in New York While some couples’ Valentine’s Day plans involve a romantic dinner over candlelight or a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, others in New York City have decided to take a less traditional, more unique approach to the day dedicated to love. This year, these […]

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WEF Letter Asks President-Elect Trump To Make Water a Priority

January 19, 2017

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On Dec. 7, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) sent a letter to President-elect Donald Trump. The letter provides recommendations for water sector priorities during the next administration. WEF called upon the president-elect to focus on addressing water sector challenges in the areas of aging water infrastructure, research and development, workforce development, stormwater, affordability, […]

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From the President: How Global Partnerships Help WEF Achieve Its Mission

June 24, 2015

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An important part of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) mission is to enrich the expertise of water professionals. To achieve this objective in today’s global economy, we proactively seek out the best innovative water technologies, systems, and management approaches that the world has to offer. We focus on bringing the best of the […]

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Water Environment Research Editor-in-Chief Becomes Fulbright Scholar

June 18, 2015

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Timothy Ellis, editor-in-chief of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) research journal, Water Environment Research, recently was named a Fulbright scholar. The professor of civil, construction, and environmental engineering at Iowa State University (Ames) served as a Fulbright Teaching Scholar in Malta for 4 months in early 2014. Part of Ellis’ trip focused on […]

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WEF Encourages Federal and State Participation at Conferences

May 15, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks both federal and state representatives to get involved at upcoming conferences. During WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans, participants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy attended technology innovation sessions. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy hosted a panel on climate and resiliency to support […]

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Energy, Nutrient, and Heat Recovery Featured at Water and Energy 2015 Conference

April 23, 2015

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Water professionals can learn about the technology behind and the regulation involved in recovering energy, nutrients, heat, and other resources from wastewater at Water and Energy 2015: Opportunities for Energy and Resource Recovery in the Changing World. The conference and exhibition takes place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., June 8–10. […]

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