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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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Register To Attend WEFTEC 2018 in New Orleans

May 25, 2018

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Attend the 91st-annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference (WEFTEC 2018), the world’s largest annual water quality event, Sept. 29–Oct. 3, at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. The event will bring together water professionals from around the world to learn, connect, and explore new ways to shape the future of […]

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Canadian and Coloradan Teams Win 2017 Student Design Competition

November 30, 2017

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Student Design Competition judge Laurissa Cubbage from HDR (Omaha, Neb.) talks to a team after their presentation at WEFTEC 2017. Photo courtesy of Oscar and Associates.

Teams from the University of Guelph (Ontario) and the University of Colorado, Boulder, walked away from the 2017 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition as winners. A record number of teams from 17 schools representing 16 different WEF Member Associations participated in the competition, held during WEFTEC 2017. The University of Guelph […]

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My Water Legacy: A Match Made in Wastewater Heaven

February 14, 2017

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WEF inspires a love connection It’s one of those fairy-tale romances you thought only happened in movies. Growing together through wastewater and engineering It begins with two young and ambitious environmental engineering students. Add a wastewater design competition, and sparks were sure to fly. Chris Wilson and Lauren Zuravnsky first crossed paths in 2005. Both […]

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Teams from Minnesota and Texas Win WEF’s 2016 Student Design Competition

December 13, 2016

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During WEFTEC® 2016 in New Orleans, teams of university students presented their wastewater and environmental designs for the 15th annual Student Design Competition. Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations (MAs) host their own Student Design Competitions. Teams are invited to work on a chosen design problem or to bring projects they are currently working […]

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Putting Wastewater Designs to the Test During WEFTEC 2016 Student Design Competition

August 19, 2016

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A record number of teams is set to compete in the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition at WEFTEC® 2016 in New Orleans. This year’s Student Design Competition will feature 15 teams from 16 different schools, making it the largest field of contenders since the competition began in 2002. The Student Design […]

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Central States WEA Program Seeks To Bring Sanitation to Underdeveloped Regions

April 28, 2016

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For its second project, GWS focused on Bahia Bellena, a village of several tightly packed commercial establishments and 40 to 50 homes. The village sits at the entrance of the Marino Ballena National Park in Costa Rica. Photo courtesy of the Global Water Stewardship.

The Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) has created a program to help protect public health in underdeveloped regions of the world. The program, Global Water Stewardship (GWS), seeks to advance the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goal of providing sanitation for the 2.5 billion people worldwide who lack it. CSWEA’s membership called for the […]

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Teams from Texas and North Dakota Win 2015 Student Design Competition

November 27, 2015

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A panel of judges and other WEFTEC 2015 attendees listen to student teams present their engineering solutions to real-world problems. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Student teams gathered at WEFTEC® 2015 in Chicago to compete in the 14th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition. The WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee event promotes real-world design experience for students interested in pursuing an education and career in water and wastewater engineering and science. Individuals or teams of […]

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