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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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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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