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Disinfection and Reuse Symposium Comes to Oregon in July

May 29, 2018

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The Disinfection and Reuse Symposium 2018 will bring together environmental professionals from around the world. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conference will focus on current disinfection and reuse issues, regulatory requirements, methods for analyzing problems, and ways to find innovative solutions. Topics covered during the conference’s workshop and 10 technical sessions will include […]

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Utility Leaders Receive Scholarships to Singapore International Water Week

May 24, 2018

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Six utility leaders have received scholarships to attend Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2018. They will work to break down international barriers, accelerate technology transfer, and create an understanding of innovative policy options to advance resource recovery across the water sector. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, […]

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Attend WEF’s Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference in June

April 30, 2018

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In June, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will hold a conference that covers various nutrient-related topics. The Nutrient Removal and Recovery Conference 2018 features three workshops and 16 technical sessions. Topics covered include optimizing system operation, performance, and energy use; mitigating struvite and vivianite scaling; adopting sustainable practices and planning decisions around sustainability; […]

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Words on Water Focuses on Puerto Rico, Technology, Workforce, and Outreach

April 29, 2018

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Water sector thought-leaders share insight on a variety of topics through the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Words on Water podcast series. Stream these episodes online and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes feature: Melissa Pomales, water program management leader for Arcadis (Highlands Ranch, Colo.), describes […]

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Brag About Your Inventive Solutions by Entering the 2018 Operator Ingenuity Contest

April 25, 2018

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Not all great ideas come from research laboratories. Many come from good old ingenuity, finding new uses for the supplies at hand. If you have come up with an innovative fix for a persistent problem, enter the Operator Ingenuity Contest for a chance to brag about it. This annual contest, now in its seventh year, […]

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Applications Open for the Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

April 19, 2018

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The Utility of the Future Today recognition program returns for a third year to honor water resource recovery facilities that engage communities, preserve watersheds, and produce valuable resources. Apply for recognition by 5 p.m. (EDT), May 30. The Utility of the Future promotes transforming operations of the nation’s water systems through innovation and technology. The […]

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Words on Water Podcasts Explore Workforce Issues and Relationship Between Water, Energy, and Food

March 31, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) shares interviews with water sector thought-leaders through the Words on Water podcast series. Stream these episodes online and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes feature: Dustin Price and Brandi Madden discuss the value that military veterans bring to any workforce, […]

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White House Recognizes Need To Invest in Water Infrastructure

March 29, 2018

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On Feb. 12, President Trump released his 55-page outline for legislation to establish several new infrastructure funding programs, streamline the regulatory review process for projects, improve workforce development programs, and set other federal infrastructure priorities. The “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” describes a new, $50 billion program to promote investments in various forms […]

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