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Advocate for Utilities of the Future Receives 2017 WEF Fellow Designation

October 30, 2018

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WEF Fellow Sigmund Featured

After spending more than 30 years working in the water sector, Thomas Sigmund has become a strong proponent of the value of water and the important services provided by water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs). Peers refer to Sigmund, the executive director of the Wisconsin-based utility known as NEW Water, as a “visionary leader” who is […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

October 29, 2018

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Morgan Coast, member since 1976, Ohio Water Environment Association. Eassie M. Miller, member since 1978, Hawaii Water Environment Association.

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WEF Proudly Announces 2018 WEF Awards Recipients

October 23, 2018

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WEF Awards 2018 Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduces the recipients of the 2018 WEF awards. The annual honors, which were presented at WEFTEC 2018, recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the water environment profession. “The Water Environment Federation is extremely proud to honor the incredible contributions of these individuals and organizations […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

September 26, 2018

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Keith A. Smart, member since 1981, Water Environment Association of South Carolina.

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WEF Fellow Equips New Generation of Professionals with Knowledge

September 18, 2018

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WEF Fellow April Gu Featured

April Z. Gu has loved water since she was very young. Combined with her inherent curiosity and a self-proclaimed drive to “get to the bottom of everything,” this love led Gu to research water topics. Gu’s contributions to water research and to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) earned her a spot among the […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

August 29, 2018

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  Maurice J. Osman, member since 1968, New York Water Environment Association. Michael A. Pink, member since 1980, Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association.

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WEF Fellow Influences Biosolids Management Practices Around the World

July 31, 2018

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WEF Fellow - James Smith Featured

James (Jim) E. Smith Jr., grew up in a family that worked in water. His grandfather operated a fishing boat and his uncle managed a Greater Cincinnati Water Works water resource recovery facility (WRRF).  “I always loved being in and around water,” Smith said. This love led him to enter a more-than-50-year career that began […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

July 31, 2018

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Charles R. Airington, member since 1981, Water Environment Association of South Carolina. James Edwards, member since 1981, Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association. John J. Tolmasov, member since 1983, California Water Environment Association. Lawrence C. Thomas, member since 1976, Central States Water Environment Association.

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