WEF Webcasts — No Cost, Major Benefits

July 20, 2012

Learning Opps

Since switching to a sponsored model for webcasts, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers webcasts at no cost.


Fundamentals of Membrane Bioreactors
Part 3: Activated Sludge — July 11, 1–3 p.m. (EDT)

Topics to be covered in Part 3 include equipment procurement, facility design, and membrane bioreactor (MBR) facility operation.Click here to register.

This webcast is part of a series discussing the MBR process, membrane and biological process fundamentals, the methodology and considerations for completing an MBR process design, and considerations for facility design and construction of MBRs.
Find recordings of the previous webcasts in this series at the links below:

 

Design of Urban Stormwater Controls MOP Series Part 2 — July 12, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT)

Part 2 topics include design of stormwater controls, including basins, swales, strips, and filters and recent research related to each control category, as well as design considerations and maintenance requirements. Click here to register.

The series introduces the recently updated stormwater Manual of Practice (MOP) 23 Design of Urban Stormwater Controls. The new MOP is a comprehensive compilation of significant updates in the practice of stormwater management.
Find recordings and information on other webcasts in this series at the links below:

  • Design of Urban Stormwater Controls, MOP Series Part 1 — Recording available.
  • Design of Urban Stormwater Controls, MOP Series Part 3 — Aug. 9, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics to be covered include design, infiltrators, maintenance, cost, and performance assessment methods. Click here to register.


Low Impact Development Series
Part 2: Nuts and Bolts of Planning and Executing Your Competition — July 26, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT)

This series presents ways to drive adoption and implementation of low-impact development (LID) at the local level. Those involved in the Houston LID Design competition, held in 2010, will provide information on the program, including how properties were selected, how public support and interest were generated, how goals were set, how the event was run, and how momentum continued after the competition. Two communities planning LID competitions will share their plans and lessons learned. Click here to register.

Find recordings and information on other webcasts in this series at the links below:

  • Low Impact Development Series Part 1: Laying the Foundation for Your Competition — Recording available.
  • Low Impact Development Series Part 3: Optimizing the Return of Your Competition — Aug. 16, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics to be covered include maximizing the culmination of the competition effort and ways to ensure that the competition is the first step in your community’s path toward more-progressive stormwater management. Click here to register.

Each webcast offers Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Check with your state accreditation agency to determine if you qualify.

Access archived webcasts in WEF’s new Knowledge Center. For more information, contact webcasts@wef.org.

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