Tag Archives: WEFTEC 2015

Watch the Inaugural IKE Session Videos Online

December 11, 2015

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During WEFTEC® 2015, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduced a new format for education: the Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE). On Sept. 29, technical session 339 showcased IKE with 28 videos shown in rotation on four screens. More than 120 attendees were able to watch videos of their choice, step to the center of the […]

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Experience in WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Prepares Highlights Editor for the Future

November 30, 2015

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Jennifer Fulcher, 2015 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute Jennifer Fulcher is editor of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member newsletter, WEF Highlights. She has been coach and coaches’ chair for the 2014 and 2015 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize competitions and co-chair of WEF Eco. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Environmental […]

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Videos Recap the Record-Breaking WEFTEC® 2015

November 29, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a series of videos on its YouTube channel in the WEFTEC® 2015 playlist. WEF also provides on-demand access to the WEFTEC 2015 opening general session, “Leading the Water Resource Revolution,” and the water leaders session “The Impact of Leadership: Culture, Communication, and Community in Great Water Cities.” […]

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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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In Memoriam – Martha Hahn, Colorado Authority Manager and Researcher

November 24, 2015

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Martha Hahn, authority manager of the Plum Creek Water Reclamation Authority (PCWRA; Castle Rock, Colo.) and WEFTEC® 2015 speaker, died Oct. 1. A member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association since 2007, she entered the water sector in 2002 and quickly made a name for herself as […]

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WEFTEC® 2015 Breaks Records

November 20, 2015

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WEFTEC® 2015, held Sept. 26–30 at McCormick Place in Chicago, has become the largest and most successful of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) annual technical exhibition and conferences. The event set records with 25,048 registrants and an exhibition with 1033 companies using 28,948 m2 (311,600 net ft2) of space. Apologies from WEF Executive […]

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WEF Announces 2015-2016 Board of Trustees

November 16, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) welcomed the 2015–2016 Board of Trustees at WEFTEC® 2015. During a ceremony on Sept. 29, the WEF gavel of leadership was passed from WEF outgoing President Ed McCormick of Ed McCormick Consulting LLC (Oakland, Calif.) to WEF incoming President Paul Bowen, director of sustainable operations for the Coca-Cola […]

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Water Environment Federation Releases Future of Stormwater Report

November 13, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released a new comprehensive report that details the challenges, opportunities, and pathways to improving U.S. stormwater systems. At WEFTEC® 2015, the release of Rainfall to Results: The Future of Stormwater  coincided with the official launch of the WEF Stormwater Institute, a new center of excellence and innovation to […]

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