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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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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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