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WEF Supports Bipartisan Bill to Extend NPDES

April 28, 2019

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On March 14, legislation (H.R. 1764) was introduced that would extend the maximum term for National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits issued under the Clean Water Act from 5 to 10 years. U.S. Reps. John Garamendi (D–Calif.), Ken Calvert (R–Calif.), and Rob Woodall (R–Ga.) introduced the bipartisan bill to support local water infrastructure projects. […]

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Submit WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program Nominations

April 27, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program honors members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of WEF by serving on a WEF committee of the WEF House of Delegates. The WEF Committee Leadership Council and WEF House of Delegates started the program to recognize outstanding volunteers. This year as […]

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WEF Letter Supports Legislation to Increase Clean Water SRF

April 26, 2019

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On March 7, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held a hearing on the Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019 (H.R. 1497). The bill would more than double the size of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF). The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined other […]

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Online Courses Educate on Fundamental Wastewater Topics

April 25, 2019

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Wastewater treatment Fundamentals I Featured

Water professionals who want to learn more about wastewater treatment fundamentals have multiple opportunities to learn online. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released the Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I: Liquid Treatment manual packaged with an online course and exam to help professionals prepare for certification exams and earn continuing education units (CEUs). Now, those […]

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Enter the 2019 Operator Ingenuity Contest

April 24, 2019

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Operator Ingenuity

The Operator Ingenuity Contest is back for 2019. The contest seeks to recognize the simple, everyday fixes that operators and other water professionals invent to make work easier and safer. Entries are judged on solution safety, resourcefulness, and transferability. Have a clever fix to share? Draft up a few sentences, snap a picture, and enter […]

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Learn the Latest in Wet Weather Systems at Collection Systems Conference

April 22, 2019

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Collection Systems Conference 19 Featured

Explore the rich history of wet weather control at the Collection Systems Conference 2019. The interactive, educational experience features 13 technical sessions, two workshops, and two facility tours. During the conference, attendees can see new equipment and technologies, connect with service vendors, learn about real-world projects, and hear about advances in wastewater collection systems. The […]

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Follow ‘Ask the Expert’ on Social Media

April 20, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has launched a new opportunity to learn from the brightest minds in the water sector on social media. The “Ask the Expert” interactive series showcases answers from water sector professionals to questions posed by the general public. The experts chosen are specialists in the topic area of the […]

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Support Funding for National Priorities Water Research

April 19, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) encourages members to urge their representatives in U.S. Congress to support funding for the National Priorities Water Research Program in the 2020 fiscal year. In 2019, Congress appropriated $5 million to the National Priorities Water Research Program. This is the only source of federal funds that supports collaborative, […]

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