Tag Archives: WERF

Submit Nominations for WE&RF Paul L. Busch Award

March 27, 2017

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The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for the 2017 Paul L. Busch Award. Submit nominations by the June 1 deadline. The award recognizes the outstanding achievement and creative vision of individuals who have made innovative and ongoing contributions to water quality advancements. Winners receive a $100,000 grant to help […]

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Biosolids, Nutrients, Coliform, and Disinfection Covered in March WEF Webcasts

February 17, 2017

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Emerging Contaminants in Biosolids As more details become known about contaminants of emerging concern, questions arise about the nutrient profile of biosolids. Experts who have studied these contaminants in the environment will explain research and provide advice for members of the biosolids community on how to address questions related to this topic. March 1, 1–3 […]

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Participate in LIFT Survey and Scholarship Exchange Program

November 12, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF; Alexandria, Va.) have launched the Water Technology Survey to get a better picture of the technologies used in the water sector and how they are implemented. Personnel from municipal wastewater, stormwater, and drinking water agencies, and industrial organizations familiar with water […]

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LIFT Toolbox Holds Information and Resources for Member Associations

August 23, 2016

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Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations (MAs) not only connect water and wastewater sector professionals — often, they also are instrumental in the spread of new technologies and practices that revolutionize how engineers, decision-makers, and utilities approach the upkeep of water systems. Through the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), WEF and the […]

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White House Water Summit Features WEF’s Commitments to Action

May 19, 2016

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On March 22 — World Water Day — the Barack Obama Administration hosted the first White House Water Summit. More than 200 attendees gathered at the summit to discuss water resources in infrastructure in the U.S. and advance water sector efforts. The summit built on the White House Roundtable on Water Innovation held Dec. 15, […]

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Participate in Integrated Planning Survey

April 10, 2016

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Representatives from water resource recovery facilities are invited to participate in a national survey about integrated planning for wastewater and stormwater. The Water Environment Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.) is conducting the survey and plans to use the results to develop a users’ guide. Communities can use integrated planning to meet the requirements of and provide […]

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Learn About Pipe Rehabilitation in Mexico, Getting Involved in LIFT, and Resource Recovery in WEF Webcasts

April 8, 2016

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Sponsor eShowcase: Addressing Mexico City’s AC Potable Water Pipes through Rehabilitation 3M (St. Paul, Minn.) sponsors this eShowcase to highlight its services and products and to interact in real-time with participants. Learn how the utility in Mexico City’s district of Iztapalapa and its contractors rehabilitated some priority drinking-water pipelines that were leaking. Deterioration of the […]

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Apply for WERF Awards

March 28, 2016

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The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.) is accepting applications for the 2016 Paul L. Busch Award and the Award for Excellence in Innovation. The deadline to nominate or submit applications for both is June 1. The Paul L. Busch Award honors research that will lead to practical solutions for water quality problems. The […]

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