Archive | December, 2019

WEF Honors Broward County, Fla., for Innovative Cogeneration Project

December 11, 2019

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Click here for details on the Utility of the Future Today program, established in 2016 by the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (Washington, D.C.), the Water Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), WateReuse Association (Alexandria, Va.), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Water resource recovery facility (WRRF) managers in Broward County, Fla., have been working actively for nearly a decade to reduce the utility’s carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency without compromising its high standard of wastewater treatment. At WEFTEC 2019, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and its partners recognized Broward County Water and Wastewater […]

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WEF Members Todd Saums and Tom McGrain Aid Bahamas Relief Efforts

December 3, 2019

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Todd Saums (left) and Tom McGrain (right), water professionals working for the Northwestern Water and Sewer District (Bowling Green, Ohio), recently volunteered with Operators Without Borders to help restore water and wastewater services in the hurricane-battered Bahamas. Photo courtesy of Saums.

Todd Saums and Tom McGrain, who operate and manage water resource recovery facilities for the Northwestern Water and Sewer District (Bowling Green, Ohio) have had a busy year. Saums and McGrain, members of the Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), spent the first several months of 2019 practicing […]

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