Tag Archives: Wet Weather

Fluvial Innovations Shares Flooding Data in Infographic

March 22, 2017

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Severe flooding has been increasing throughout the United Kingdom (UK). Fluvial Innovations (Poole, England) created an infographic to show the types of floods that can occur, the causes of flooding, and the associated costs. Presented data can help public officials, urban and natural resource planners, as well as citizens make sustainable water management decisions for […]

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WEF Fact Sheet Describes Rainfall Derived Inflow and Infiltration Modeling

March 9, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems Committee has released the fact sheet, “Sanitary Sewer Systems: Rainfall-Derived Inflow and Infiltration Modeling.” Rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow (RDII) is a known cause of sanitary sewer overflows. RDII simulation models help characterize system wet weather responses, evaluate needs, and predict performance within infiltration and inflow reduction […]

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Wastewater Treatment Takes Center Stage in Alexandria, Va.

May 4, 2016

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Alexandria Renew Enterprises connects the community to water In Alexandria, Va., wastewater treatment services are taking the spotlight. A new multipurpose athletic field sitting over a nutrient management facility and an environmental center will connect the community to the often invisible but vital public service of transforming water. “A new series of projects is enabling […]

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Great Water Cities 2016 Challenges Attendees To Devise Stormwater Solutions

March 29, 2016

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is inviting water sector leaders to attend Great Water Cities 2016: Rainfall to Results in Action. The summit will feature panel discussions by stormwater experts and will allow attendees to work in small groups to devise solutions to stormwater challenges. Register now to attend the summit that will […]

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WEF Pens Letter Urging U.S. Senate To End Ban on Bypassing and Overflows

September 21, 2015

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Eileen O’Neill, executive director of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), wrote a letter to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, requesting that the Senate version of the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Interior and Environment Appropriations bill not restrict water resource recovery facilities from releasing water into the Great Lakes, even during a wet weather […]

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WEF Releases Wet Weather Design and Operation Publication

October 14, 2014

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Those looking for a comprehensive reference of the current design and operational practices to manage wet weather flows now can access the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) special publication, Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities. It is a companion to WEF’s Manual of Practice (MOP) 8, Design of Municipal Wastewater […]

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Modeling Experts Contribute To IWA/WEF Seminar

September 23, 2014

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Ingmar Nopens, chair of the seminar’s Scientific Committee, and Marina Arnaldos Orts, member of the seminar’s Young Water Professional Committee, helped organize the International Water Association (IWA; London)/Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Wastewater Treatment Modeling Seminar 2014. Ingmar Nopens Ingmar Nopens is an Associate Professor at Ghent (Belgium) University, where he leads the BIOMATH […]

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WEF Coordinating Comments to U.S. EPA’s Proposed Rule on the “Waters of the United States”

September 16, 2014

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On April 21, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers jointly published in the Federal Register a proposed rule, also known as “Waters of the United States” rulemaking, to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands. The proposed definitions of waters will apply to all Clean […]

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