Tag Archives: Operation and Maintenance

New England WEA Looks for a Few Good Water Warriors

June 27, 2018

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As a machinist’s mate in the U.S. Navy, Dustin Price was trained to maintain, operate, and repair nuclear propulsion plants. But after retiring from service in 1999, he found himself working three part-time security jobs to make ends meet. Eventually, Price stumbled across a job with the Portland (Maine) Water District. This “accidental” discovery made […]

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In Memoriam – Roy Herwig, “Father of CMOM”

April 26, 2018

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Roy Arthur Herwig, known as the father of capacity, management, operation, and maintenance (CMOM), died Dec. 17, 2017, at the age of 75.   Herwig worked for Region 4 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 1984 to 2001. During his tenure at EPA, he helped develop the CMOM program to help evaluate the performance […]

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Collections Systems Conference Focuses on Design for a Sustainable Future

February 22, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in cooperation with the Virginia Water Environment Association and the Water Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), will host the Collection Systems Conference 2018. The latest in collections systems programming will focus on coastal operations and a sustainable future for these systems. The event features an opening general session, exhibition, […]

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Latest in Membrane Technology Covered at WEF Conference

January 23, 2018

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Membrane Technology Conference Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has partnered with the American Water Works Association (Denver), American Membrane Technology Association (Stuart, Fla.), and WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.) to host the 2018 Membrane Technology Conference. The educational event explores how the latest developments in membrane technology can enhance water reliability and quality. In addition to technical sessions, […]

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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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Pick the Top Ops Challenge Team

October 15, 2017

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With the 30th Operations Challenge just concluded at WEFTEC 2017 in Chicago, now marks an ideal time to look back at the best of the best. The idea for the Operations Challenge competition began in the mid-1980s. After Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations began to host local operator-focused competitions, WEF hosted the first […]

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Anaerobic Digestion Covered in WEF Fact Sheet

April 22, 2017

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Anaerobic Digestion Fundamentals Fact Sheet Featured

Key information about anaerobic digestion now is available in a new 6-page, open-access fact sheet prepared by the Fundamental Outreach Subcommittee of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Municipal Resource Recovery Design Committee. “Anaerobic Digestion Fundamentals” provides an overview of anaerobic digestion; covers the topics of process, design, and operation and maintenance; and describes […]

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Investigating Collection Systems at WEF’s Conference in May

March 28, 2017

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Learn how to optimize collection systems by implementing project improvements, new technologies, smart strategies and planning, and comprehensive management. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water sector professionals to learn from speakers presenting case studies and project outcomes at the Collection Systems Conference 2017. The event features an opening general session, mobile session, […]

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