Tag Archives: WEFTEC

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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From the President: Setting and Surpassing Goals in the New Year

February 8, 2017

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members have built an extremely successful organization with a bold, aspirational strategic plan that sets clear and attainable goals. WEF is the product of almost 90 years of work by water champions. This includes countless contributions from dedicated volunteers belonging to 75 Member Associations as well as from WEF […]

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Expand Your Reach Through a 2017 WEF International Pavilion

November 13, 2016

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Those looking to expand their business presence into international markets can start in the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) International Pavilions. The pavilions provide prime exhibition locations in convention centers around the world and connect businesses to new customers. For a single all-inclusive price, WEF provides a booth, aids in coordinating travel, and awards […]

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My Water Legacy: Canhams Forged a Strong Bond, Inside and Outside of WEF

September 20, 2016

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Robert (Bob) Canham Jr. will never forget the day in 1981 when he learned the results of his master’s degree oral exam. “As soon as I heard I passed, I called my dad at work,” Bob said. “He was not an emotional guy. But I could hear the pride in his voice.” Father and son […]

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In Memoriam: Tim Ricker, Past WEF Chief Operating Officer

September 15, 2016

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Tim Ricker, past chief executive officer of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), died July 31 at the age of 66. Born August 29, 1949, in Washington, D.C., Ricker became an influential WEF leader. On March 3, 1975, Ricker began his 36-year-career at WEF as WEFTEC® exhibits manager. He advanced to take on increasingly […]

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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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Step Out of the Conference Room To Participate in Unique WEFTEC® 2015 Events

July 29, 2015

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Opportunities to learn abound at WEFTEC® 2015. But even veteran attendees may not know all of the exciting, unique opportunities available during the annual event. WEFTEC 2015 goes beyond workshops, technical sessions, facility tours, and the exhibition. Attendees also can build gardens as part of the 8th annual community service project, attend or participate in an […]

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Collection Systems Sessions Set To Draw Large Crowds at WEFTEC© 2015

July 14, 2015

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Photo courtesy of David A. Hofer.

Collection systems topics are no stranger to the list of top 10 attended sessions for all of WEFTEC. Perennially, “Collection System Basics,” — this year Session 313 — makes this list. And the field operations session — this year Session 512, “A Fresh Perspective on Front Line Operations” — made the top 10 ranking at […]

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