Tag Archives: Innovation

Nano Membrane Toilet is Flush with Funding

March 28, 2018

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Nanomembrane Toilet Featured

A “nano membrane toilet” designed by a team of scientists at Cranfield (England) University has received yet another round of major funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle). The toilet was created in response to the foundation’s challenge to design an inexpensive toilet that could easily be used in the developing world, said […]

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Variety of Learning Opportunities Offered at Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018

March 27, 2018

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Residuals and Biosolids Conference Featured

The Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2018 explores the latest in technology, innovation, and integrated resource recovery. In addition to workshops, an opening general session, and 25 technical sessions, registrants have the option of touring an enhanced solar biosolids-drying project. Attendees can also visit a training center and attend the AZ Water Friends of Biosolids Social […]

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Winners Crowned in WE&T’s Views of Reuse Photo Contest

February 23, 2018

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This photo of an electrician reviewing the operation of a water resource recovery facility pump station in Guanajuato, Mexico, placed second in the Water Environment & Technology Views of Reuse photo competition. Photo courtesy of Rafael Luna, Guanajuato State Government.

To help ring in the new year, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers dazzled online audiences with photos of water reuse. Images showcased groundbreaking projects, innovative ways to preserve and reuse water, and utility professionals doing their best work to protect public health and the environment. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) online […]

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Odors and Air Pollutants Topics Covered at 2018 Conference

January 30, 2018

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Odors and Air Pollutants Conference Featured

In March, water sector professionals can attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)  Odors and Air Pollutants 2018 conference. The event will educate about current regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. The event features a workshop, opening general session, exhibits, and 13 technical sessions. Topics covered in the conference’s technical […]

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Develop Leadership Skills at the Utility Management Conference

December 26, 2017

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Utility Management 2018

Get an inside look into leading water and wastewater utilities in the U.S. and compare notes with colleagues at the 2018 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)/American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver) Utility Management ConferenceTM. WEF hosts this event with AWWA in cooperation with the Water Environment Association of Texas and the Water Environment & […]

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WEF and BlueTech Commit To Collaborate for Innovation

December 20, 2017

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Blue Tech and WEF MOU

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and BlueTech Research (Cork, Ireland) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance collaboration around innovation and market trends. WEF and BlueTech will launch a visiting scientist fellowship program that pairs BlueTech’s water technology analysts with WEF staff on joint initiatives. Next year, WEF’s Water Science & Engineering […]

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WEF Members Address the World’s Toughest Water Problems at UNLEASH

November 30, 2017

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In August, the world-class talent of Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members was showcased at the global level. As invited guests to the 2017 UNLEASH Global Innovation Lab, eleven WEF members from all areas of the water sector did their part to improve the planet while gaining valuable insights from international peers. The new, […]

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WEF Announces MS4 Award Winners

November 29, 2017

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On Oct. 2, municipal separate storm sewer systems (MS4s) that perform beyond regulatory requirements were recognized during the Stormwater Congress Luncheon at WEFTEC 2017. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) presented 13 municipalities with National MS4 Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards. The awards, developed by WEF in cooperation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, […]

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