Tag Archives: WEFTEC 2014

Water Leadership Institute Promotes Effective Management Strategies and Strong Professional Ties

December 10, 2014

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Nicole Condon, 2014 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Nicole Condon is the Water Communications coordinator in DC Water’s (Washington, D.C.) Office of External Affairs. In addition to managing drinking water marketing and communications for the authority, Condon serves as chairwoman for the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (Washington, D.C.) Community Engagement Campaign. For the […]

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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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Second Stormwater Congress Kicks Off at WEFTEC 2014, Stormwater Pavilion Doubles in Size

November 26, 2014

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More than 20,000 water professionals from nearly 100 countries assembled in New Orleans for WEFTEC® 2014 and the second annual Stormwater Congress. The Stormwater Congress is a spotlight event held in conjunction with WEFTEC. This year, the congress included more than 30 stormwater technical sessions and workshops as well as the Stormwater Pavilion, a concentrated […]

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Central States Volunteer Helps Operations Challenge Team Win First in Division 2 Laboratory Event

November 26, 2014

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Operations Challenge 2014 Featured in WEF Highlights and WE&T During Operations Challenge 2014, Terminal Velocity made history by placing first in Division 1 for the fifth consecutive year. Team HRSD joined Terminal Velocity at the top by securing first in Division 2. Both are Virginia Water Environment Association teams. While teams and competitors often receive […]

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WEFTEC® 2014 Service Project Volunteers Fix Flooding Problem in New Orleans Park

November 25, 2014

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On Sept. 27, volunteers from across the country congregated in New Orleans to participate in the 7th annual Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Community Service Project, “Recharge, Restore, Revitalize Hollygrove: Conrad Park Green Infrastructure Enhancements.” As WEFTEC® 2014 was just beginning, 110 volunteers spent their Saturday constructing a rain garden and bioswales at Conrad […]

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South Florida, British Columbia Teams Win the 2014 WEF Student Design Competition

November 24, 2014

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During the 2014 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition a judge asks the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) about their project. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Students from the University of South Florida (Tampa) and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) won the 2014 Water Environment Federation Student Design Competition. The thirteenth annual competition took place in New Orleans at WEFTEC® 2014, WEF’s 87th annual technical exhibition and conference. The University of South Florida team project, “South/Central Hillsborough County Service Area […]

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Three Organizations Receive Prestigious NBP Award

November 20, 2014

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The National Biosolids Partnership (NBP; Alexandria, Va.) honored three biosolids management organizations with prestigious 10 Years Platinum Award at WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans. These organizations — Orange County Sanitation District (Calif.), the City of Los Angeles, and DC Water in Washington, D.C. — represent leaders in the sector who have exhibited continuous improvement and […]

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WEFTEC® 2014 Sets New Exhibition Record, Biggest Registration Record To Date for New Orleans

November 19, 2014

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WEFTEC 2014 set records with a total of 20,385 registrants and 1027 companies using 28,157 net m2 (303,075 net ft2) of exhibition space.Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

WEFTEC® 2014 set new records. The event included a total of 20,385 registrants and 1027 companies using 28,157 net m2 (303,075 net ft2) of exhibition space. As the host of thousands of water professionals and water companies from nearly 100 countries, WEFTEC 2014 was officially the largest showing for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, […]

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