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Utility Partnership Program Offers Discounts and Benefits

July 6, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) Utility Partnership Program (UPP) consolidates all WEF members within organizations into one account, streamlining the renewal process and maximizing resources. UPP members also benefit from complimentary memberships for public officials and new members, as well as special pricing on WEFTEC® and the WEF Knowledge Center. As of 2015, […]

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From the President: How Global Partnerships Help WEF Achieve Its Mission

June 24, 2015

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An important part of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) mission is to enrich the expertise of water professionals. To achieve this objective in today’s global economy, we proactively seek out the best innovative water technologies, systems, and management approaches that the world has to offer. We focus on bringing the best of the […]

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WEFTEC Makes Top 250 Trade Show List Again

May 25, 2015

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Photo courtesy of Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.).

Trade Show News Network (Brookfield, Wis.) ranked WEFTEC® 2014 as 68th in its Top 250 Trade Show list. The list ranks trade shows held in the U.S. by net square footage of exhibits. In 2014, the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF’s; Alexandria, Va.) technical exhibition and conference drew 13,296 professional attendees and 6235 exhibitor personnel to […]

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WEF Encourages Federal and State Participation at Conferences

May 15, 2015

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) seeks both federal and state representatives to get involved at upcoming conferences. During WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans, participants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy attended technology innovation sessions. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy hosted a panel on climate and resiliency to support […]

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WEF Trustee Receives Award for Excellence in Water Engineering

May 6, 2015

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Garry Macdonald (center) received the 2015 Angus Award for Water, Waste, and Amenities from Kevin Thompson (right), the 2014–2015 president of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ; Wellington); and Sulo Shanmuganathan (left), Opus International Consultants Ltd. (Wellington) award sponsor representative. Photo courtesy of Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (Wellington).

On March 13, Garry Macdonald, member of the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) 2014–2015 Board of Trustees, received the 2015 Angus Award for Water, Waste, and Amenities from the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ; Wellington). The award, which falls under the category of Supreme Technical Awards for Engineering Achievers, recognizes Macdonald’s expertise […]

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Committee Leadership Council Implements Strategies To Improve WEF Volunteer Experience

April 22, 2015

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Volunteer leaders who serve as chairs and vice-chairs of these committees belong to WEF’s Committee Leadership Council (CLC) which meets every year during WEFTEC. Photo courtesy of Oscar Einzig Photography.

Volunteers of the Future Task Force recommends five initiatives for committees   Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) leaders are working to optimize the operation of WEF committees and to improve WEF volunteer engagement. Currently, WEF has 30 committees that help develop policy positions; write technical publications; develop training materials, program content, and conference programs; […]

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From the President: Continuous Improvement Drives Success

February 24, 2015

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Any organization’s measure of success lies in how well it accomplishes its mission. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), a global water sector leader, has a mission that includes four key components: connect water professionals, provide a platform for water sector innovation, enrich the expertise of water professionals, and increase the awareness of the […]

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A Family That Builds Together

January 27, 2015

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Members of the Menniti family bond (and argue) over their love of engineering and wastewater treatment   Most families argue around the dinner table about football games and politics. But, the Mennitis — a multi-generational family of engineers and Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) members — are just as likely to spar about all […]

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