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Students Bring New Water Research to U.S. SJWP Competition

June 14, 2017

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High school students who have completed advanced water research will gather at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte this month for the 2017 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition. A total of 59 students representing 48 U.S. states and Puerto Rico were selected to compete for the 2017 national award. Each year, a […]

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Chesapeake Area Students Pull Up a Chair for Interviews at CWEA/CAWWA Career Fair

May 16, 2017

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Starting a career can be difficult. Often applicants need to send their resume to dozens of companies before getting the opportunity to sit down for an interview. But Chesapeake Bay-area college students interested in entering the water sector did not have to wait that long. On Feb. 10, students had a unique opportunity to sit […]

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Students Invited To Submit Research for the U.S. SJWP Competition

March 17, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting entries for the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize. The competition brings high school students who have conducted water research projects together for the chance to earn a trip to the international SJWP competition in Stockholm. Any high school student in grades 9 through 12, who has […]

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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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Water Palooza Visits Einstein Charter School’s Sherwood Forest Campus

November 24, 2016

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Heather Niemec, from LSU Ag Center’s Young Wetlands Program, speaks with third graders about Louisiana’s lines of defense from storm surge. Photo courtesy of Michael Quamme.

Michael Quamme, chair of the Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) Community Service Project Michael Quamme, project engineer at Apex Engineering Group (Fargo, N.D.), has served as a chair of the Water Palooza since 2013 and the service project since 2014. He has been a member of the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) and North […]

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WEF Volunteers Get Noticed at New Orleans City Hall

November 23, 2016

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Volunteers helped build a rain garden and bioswale during the ninth annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Community Service Project. Photo courtesy of Oscar and Associates.

Tim Moran, past chair of the Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) WEF Community Service Project Subcommittee Tim Moran, Chemtrol product manager at NIBCO (Elkhart, Ind.), served as a co-chair of the SYPC Community Service Projects from 2012 through 2015. He became a member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) in 2011 and […]

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Baltimore Students Discover Chesapeake Bay on Kayak Expeditions

September 14, 2016

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To conclude a week of kayaking and camping, students have the opportunity to reflect alone on their personal experience. Photo courtesy of Kevin Neff, Baltimore Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School.

To preserve the quality of our most vital waterways, an outdoor educational program is working to pique the younger generation’s interest in environmental stewardship. On top of school, work, sports, and countless other activities vying for the attention of urban high school students, finding time to experience nature becomes a challenge. For Baltimore Chesapeake Bay […]

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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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