Tag Archives: Nutrient Removal

Technical Algae Resources Now Available from WEF

April 26, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) now provides cutting-edge technical information and learning opportunities focused on algae. WEF’s new online technical topic area — the algae webpage — educates about the wastewater bioremediation potential of algae and provides such technical resources as “Algae Bioreactors as a Cost-Effective Approach for Enhanced Nutrient Removal – Approaching […]

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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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Wastewater Treatment Takes Center Stage in Alexandria, Va.

May 4, 2016

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Alexandria Renew Enterprises connects the community to water In Alexandria, Va., wastewater treatment services are taking the spotlight. A new multipurpose athletic field sitting over a nutrient management facility and an environmental center will connect the community to the often invisible but vital public service of transforming water. “A new series of projects is enabling […]

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WEF Releases 2016 Conference Schedule

November 17, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers educational opportunities that provide the latest scientific, engineering, and technical information on various water sector topics throughout the year. Download the 2016 Specialty Conference Catalog to get more information on the following conferences and events. International Symposium on Potable Reuse Jan. 25−27, Renaissance Long Beach (Calif.) Hotel […]

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Forum Focuses on Intensifying Technologies and Partnerships

October 27, 2015

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Water sector professionals attending the 2015 Intensification of Resource Recovery (IRR) Forum attendees gather to hear an update on emerging shortcuts to nitrogen removal. Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) photo/Laura Herman.

Jeanette Brown, WEF past president and Manhattan College (Bronx, N.Y.) professor Jeanette Brown served as president of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) from 2010 to 2011. Currently, she teaches environmental engineering courses for both graduates and undergraduates at Manhattan College (Bronx, N.Y.). Prior to that, she was executive director of the Stamford (Conn.) […]

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WEF Coordinates Comments on Draft of U.S. EPA Nutrient Removal Report

September 25, 2015

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On Aug. 5, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the draft report, “Case Studies on Implementing Low-Cost Modifications to Improve Nutrient Reduction at Wastewater Treatment Plants: Draft Version 1.0.” The report showcases communities where lower cost water resource recovery facility modifications can reduce nitrogen discharge levels. It was developed in response to requests from […]

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Register and Attend the Nutrient Symposium 2015

June 26, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) opened registration for the Nutrient Symposium 2015. The symposium, which will take place July 26−28, at the Doubletree San Jose in San Jose, Calif., focuses on how to deal with nutrient issues from […]

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Biological Nutrient Removal Featured in Most Attended Technical Session at WEFTEC 2014

April 29, 2015

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The City of Kelowna, British Columbia installed the world’s first fermenter at the Kelowna Wastewater Treatment Facility. Photo courtesy of Gerry Stevens and the City of Kelowna.

James L. Barnard shares his summary of the session   Looking back at the most-attended technical session of WEFTEC® 2014 can give a taste of the type of information and education that will be available at WEFTEC 2015 in Chicago. Technical Session 206, “The Complete Guide to Fermentation for Biological Nutrient Removal,” drew 220 attendees […]

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