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New Competitor Leads New Team

December 5, 2014

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For the first time in many years, the Nevada Water Environment Association sent a team to compete last year at WEFTEC® 2013. Each member of that team went home and started his or her own Operations Challenge team. Brian Carlson went home to the City of Henderson, Nev., and formed the Dumplings. “This team worked […]

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Kayaking To WEFTEC® 2014

November 13, 2014

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From left Linda and Gary De Kock kyak down the Mississippi River to raise money for Water For People (Denver). Photo courtesy of Gary De Kock.

Husband and wife team surpass their Water For People fundraising goals   Traveling to WEFTEC® 2014 took on an entirely new meaning for Gary and Linda De Kock. On July 19, the duo began a 70-day journey kayaking down the Mississippi River to raise money for Water For People (Denver). As part of the Mississippi […]

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WEFTEC Receives Two Sector Awards

August 21, 2014

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Steve Harrison, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) staff member, accepts the “Winner in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor” E.X.C.I.T.E. award for the WEFTEC 2013 Operations Challenge event. WEF photo/Laura Leslie.

The Water Environment Federation Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC®), has received two E.X.C.I.T.E. awards from Expo (Norwalk, Conn.). According to Expo Magazine, the E.X.C.I.T.E. awards “represent the cutting edge in every facet of the trade show and events industry.” WEFTEC was named “Winner in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor” for its WEFTEC […]

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What’s BREWing in Milwaukee?

August 20, 2014

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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announces those chosen to participate in the Water Council (Milwaukee) Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) Batch II accelerator program. Photo courtesy of the Water Council.

Water innovation clusters, such as the Water Council in Milwaukee, are helping companies innovate and commercialize water technology while stimulating economic development and job creation. Business, Research, Entrepreneurship in Wisconsin (BREW) is a mentor-driven, seed-accelerator program led by the Water Council, and focused on solving freshwater issues with innovative startups and producing cutting-edge technology. Companies […]

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WEFTEC Ranks Among the Fastest-Growing U.S. Trade Shows

July 18, 2014

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WEFTEC®, the annual technical exhibition and conference organized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing trade shows in the United States by Trade Show Executive (Oceanside, Calif.). WEFTEC 2013, which ranked 14th in the attendance-growth category, was part of a group of U.S. trade shows named in […]

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WEFTEC Ranked Among Top Trade Shows

May 13, 2014

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Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.).

WEFTEC® 2013 has been ranked by Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.) as 69th in its Top 250 Trade Show list. The list ranks trade shows held in the United States by net square footage of exhibits. In 2013, the technical exhibition and conference drew a record 22,589 registrants, making it the largest in the […]

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Wipes in Pipes Cause Costly Problems for Water Resource Recovery Facilities

January 28, 2014

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Many wastewater treatment professionals agree that clogged pipes can cause big and costly problems. As these problems arise, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members are documenting costs spent on maintenance and repairs and are working to identify culprits. Clogs from items that do not belong in water resource recovery facility (WRRF) flows are not […]

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WEFTEC Mobile App Game Winners Explore Exhibit Floor

December 27, 2013

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Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig photography.

Anyone who took advantage of learning opportunities offered on the exhibition floor during WEFTEC® 2013 also had an opportunity to explore the floor with a purpose as well as the chance to win one of six iPads. Participants in the Build a Facility game, found in the WEFTEC 2013 mobile app, visited each booth of […]

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