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WEF Fellow Influences Biosolids Management Practices Around the World

July 31, 2018

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James (Jim) E. Smith Jr., grew up in a family that worked in water. His grandfather operated a fishing boat and his uncle managed a Greater Cincinnati Water Works water resource recovery facility (WRRF).  “I always loved being in and around water,” Smith said. This love led him to enter a more-than-50-year career that began […]

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WEF Podcasts Explore Direct Potable Reuse, Smart Water, Conflict Resolution, Biogas, and Microbial Communities

July 28, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series showcases insights from various water-sector thought leaders. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. Recent episodes include the following guests: Jeff Prevatt, deputy director of Treatment, Research, and Innovation for Water Reclamation for […]

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Deadline Approaches To Make Committee Leadership Council Nominations

June 30, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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Al Goodman Follows Path of Leadership To Become 2017 WEF Fellow

June 29, 2018

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Al Goodman got an early introduction to water. By working with his father, who owned a plumbing business, he learned about the residential and commercial aspects of the water sector as well as the skills needed to run a company. “I was fascinated by mechanical devices to move water,” Goodman said. “This led to also […]

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Podcasts Cover Green Infrastructure, Microbes, Water Policy, and Scarcity

June 28, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series showcases insights from various water-sector thought leaders. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes Adriana Calderelli, program director of the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), and others discuss the […]

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Submit Volunteer Service Recognition Nominations by June 30

June 18, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will recognize members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization. The program will honor as many as 15 members who have served on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. “So much of the energy that drives […]

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Ed McCormick Recognized as WEF Fellow for Career of Management and Mentorship

May 30, 2018

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Six years ago, 2017 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellow Ed McCormick led the development and implementation of an energizing program for the water sector. The program cemented East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD; Oakland, Calif.) as the first North American water resource recovery facility to be a net producer of renewable energy. But […]

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WEF Seeks Committee Leadership Council Nominations

May 29, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Committee Leadership Council seeks nominations for three Communities of Practice director positions. Director positions last for 2 years beginning after WEFTEC 2018.  Submit your application by July 31 if you have leadership expertise, strategic thinking and planning skills, passion for advancing WEF’s vision, and an understanding of WEF […]

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