July 2018 Digest

July 31, 2018

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California Artists Invite You to ‘Follow the Flush’

Events mix art and wastewater

Everyone has a dream. In the case of Timothy Furstnau, a member of art collaborative known as FICTILIS (Oakland, Calif.), that dream involves leading others along the path human waste takes from toilet to treatment.

The wastewater walks he organizes are part of a small, but growing number of artist-led initiatives bridging the divide between public works and the public.

Will Work for Water: California Water Associations Launch Recruitment Website

Forget heading to California to find gold. Today, clean water internships in the state can provide a wealth of experience. Through CAWaterInterns.org, job-seekers can find these opportunities at water and wastewater facilities in the state.

Multidisciplinary Degree Helps D.C. Students Enter the Water Sector

The University of the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) Water Resources Management program is challenging tradition. Students interested in water resources can earn a master’s degree while participating in this unique, multidisciplinary program.

WEF Fellow Influences Biosolids Management Practices Around the World

James (Jim) E. Smith Jr., grew up in a family that worked in water. This love led him to enter a more-than-50-year career that has focused on biosolids research and management.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognized Smith’s contributions to the water sector by honoring him as a 2017 WEF Fellow.

U.S. SJWP Winner Embarks on Mission: Heavy Metal Remediation

Oklahoma high school student takes metal-removing system to Stockholm

Braden Milford had a mission: develop a system that could remove heavy metals from waterways. The Tulsa, Okla., high school student successfully accomplished this mission using alginate beads.

For his project, Milford won the 2018 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) competition and will represent the U.S. at the international SJWP competition in August.

Join the ReGeneration at WEFTEC 2018



Report Showcases Opportunities for Working in Water



WEF Video Receives Two Gold Awards



WER Article Reviews Use of Nitritation-Annamox Process



Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members



Share Community Service Stories as Part of the #MyWaterLegacy Challenge



WEF Podcasts Explore Direct Potable Reuse, Smart Water, Conflict Resolution, Biogas, and Microbial Communities



WEF Webcast Describes Regulatory Trends Across the U.S.

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