February 2016 Digest

February 29, 2016

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Putting Water to the Taste Test

Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting event ranks tap and bottled water

HighlightsFebruary1Both tap and bottled water were put to the test at the 26th annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting event. Judges tried more than 100 water samples from across the U.S. and around the globe in one of the world’s largest water tasting competitions. Judges, trained by the event’s “watermaster,” ranked water and the public got to choose a people’s choice winner.

From the President: Resolving To Help WEF Grow

Paul Bowen, WEF President 2015–2016With the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) midway between last WEFTEC and this year’s coming event, leaders are working to prioritize objectives and meet goals. But all WEF members can contribute to the organization. There are numerous opportunities for each of you to help WEF grow. You can make a resolution to help WEF achieve more.

Don’t Flush the Baby (Wipes!)

HighlightsFebruary3Steve Anderson, a water resources analyst with Clean Water Services (Hillsboro, Ore.), wrote and recorded a lighthearted song called “Don’t Flush the Baby (Wipes!)” The song conveys the importance of not flushing baby wipes, cleaning pads, and paper towels.

Save the Date for WEFTEC® 2016 

Residuals and Biosolids Conference Offers Latest in Research and Technology


Prepare To Attend the National Water Policy Forum 2016


Help the U.S. SJWP Build the Next Generation of Water Scientists


Attend the IWA/WEF Wastewater Treatment Modeling Seminar


Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members


Biosolids Reuse and Nitrogen Removal Featured in WEF’s March Webcasts


WEF Comments on Toxicological Profile Update


Participate in Real-Time Discussions on WEFCOM


WEF Partners with DBIA for Conference


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