June 2018 Digest

June 30, 2018

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New England WEA Looks for a Few Good Water Warriors

After retiring from service in the U.S. Navy, Dustin Price stumbled across a job with the Portland (Maine) Water District. The New England Water Environment Association (WEA) launched the Water Warriors program in 2017 to help recruit more folks like Price.


Azevedo Water Legacy Born from a 10-Minute Conversation

A glimpse at an engineering catalog in high school led Vernon Azevedo to pursuing civil engineering as a career. His son, Chase, followed in his father’s footsteps and earned his own degree in civil engineering. Now, both work for the Lexington–Fayette Urban County Government in Kentucky.


Al Goodman Follows Path of Leadership To Become 2017 WEF Fellow

Al Goodman got an early introduction to water from his father. This set Goodman on a path toward water sector leadership that earned him a place among the 2017 Water Environment Federation Fellows.


Colorado Wastewater Facility Rebrands to South Platte Water Renewal Partners

What started as conversation about the 40th anniversary of the Littleton/Englewood (Colo.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, ended with a name-change that reflects the expanded scope of the facility and its plans for the future.


Water and Energy Meet at UC Irvine

University launches Water-Energy Nexus certificate program

Water systems once were built under the assumption that the energy they needed to operate would be cheap and abundant. The design of most energy systems presumed the same about water.

Turns out, both are no longer true. And a four-course certificate program at University of California (UC) Irvine Water-Energy Nexus Center explores this complex relationship.

Introducing the Winners of 2018 U.S. SJWP Competition

 

Prepare for WEFTEC 2018 with Conference Announcement and Mobile App

 

WEF Takes on Coordination of Water Clusters Program

 

Hundreds Attend 2018 National Water Policy Fly-In

 

WER Article Examines Microconstituent Removal in Activated Sludge Systems

 

U.S. EPA Holds Summit on PFAS

 

Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

 

U.S. EPA Extends Deadline To Apply for WIFIA Loan

 

Podcasts Cover Green Infrastructure, Microbes, Water Policy and Scarcity

 

WEF Joins in Encouraging Congress To Preserve Funding for Farm Bill

 

Deadline Approaches To Make Committee Leadership Council Nominations

 

Water Resources Development Act Progresses Through Congress

 

Get the Latest Edition of MOP 8 with Bonus Materials

 

Submit Volunteer Service Recognition Nominations by June 30

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