Tag Archives: Innovation

BlueTech Forum Reveals Water Sector Strategies for Using Innovation to Thrive

May 12, 2017

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Water innovations will take center stage at the BlueTech Forum 2017. The theme for the event, hosted by BlueTech Research (Cork, Ireland) and scheduled for June 6–7 in Dublin, Ireland, is Water and the 4th Industrial Revolution. During this industrial revolution, individuals gain power and influence as new technologies emerge and are placed in their […]

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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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From the President: Looking Back with Gratitude, Looking Forward with Confidence

April 18, 2017

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When we gather in Chicago to attend WEFTEC® 2017, it will mark the 90th year the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has hosted this annual conference. This is a good reminder that the federation and its members already had been working to restore U.S. waterways and protect public health for more than 45 years […]

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Innovative Solutions Presented at Nutrient Symposium 2017

April 13, 2017

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As water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) shift away from energy-intensive operations toward low-energy, sustainable technologies, water sector professionals need to know about innovative solutions. During the Nutrient Symposium 2017, attendees will learn about technologies capable of helping WRRFs become energy positive while recovering resources. Technology, case studies, and research dedicated to nutrient removal will be […]

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Submit Nominations for WE&RF Paul L. Busch Award

March 27, 2017

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The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for the 2017 Paul L. Busch Award. Submit nominations by the June 1 deadline. The award recognizes the outstanding achievement and creative vision of individuals who have made innovative and ongoing contributions to water quality advancements. Winners receive a $100,000 grant to help […]

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LIFT Spreads Innovation Inspiration Through SEE IT Scholarships

March 22, 2017

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Public water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) soon will be able to send staff to learn about innovations at other utilities. Through the joint Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Scholarship Exchange Experience for Innovation & Technology (SEE IT), the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), and National Association of […]

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WEF Hosts Exclusive Members-Only Event on Water Innovation

December 29, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is hosting a unique, members-only event to accelerate development and implementation of innovative technologies and approaches in the water sector. “Water Innovation 2017: Putting Ideas into Practice” will take place March 15 and 16 at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco. The 2-day meeting will bring […]

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Women in Water: Making a Difference

December 21, 2016

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Keynote speaker Kristen McIntyre shared tips for tapping into creativity to foster innovative and successful. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Jean Malafronte, WEF member and associate at Greeley and Hansen Jean Malafronte, associate for Greeley and Hansen (Chicago) in Philadelphia, is a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), Pennsylvania Water Environment Association (PWEA), and New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA). She serves on the NJWEA Water for People Committee and the PWEA […]

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