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Poetry in Water: Member Embraces the Creative Side of Science

April 25, 2019

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Blending science with poetry may seem like an odd combination, but it is one of Art Stewart’s favorite activities. The professional limnologist, who studies inland waters, performed ecology and ecotoxicology research at Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory for 17 years. In 2018, he joined the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) after taking a job […]

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New Edition Provides Updated Guidance on Analytical Methods and Lab Techniques

April 18, 2019

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Water and wastewater analysts can find it challenging to remain current on the sector’s latest techniques, compliance requirements, and analytical methods. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recently introduced a new addition to its collection of water and wastewater analysis resources to help. Water and Wastewater Laboratory Techniques, Second Edition delivers comprehensive coverage of […]

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WEF Releases Why Water’s Worth It Children’s Storybook

April 17, 2019

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WEF Childrens Book Final

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released its first children’s storybook, Why Water’s Worth It. This highly anticipated book came from the positive response to the public service announcement video that was released last October as part of the WATER’S WORTH IT® campaign relaunch. Similar to the video, this fun and engaging educational […]

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WEF’s New Online Course Teaches Leadership Skills

March 25, 2019

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Water sector professionals looking to develop leadership skills have a new opportunity. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Integrated Leadership Webcast Series provides these individuals a chance to learn on their own time. The new online course provides access to a series of recorded webcasts used by WEF’s Water Leadership Institute. Participants also can […]

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WEF Studybook Helps Operators Prepare for Collection System Certification

January 23, 2019

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Wastewater Collection System Studybook Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduced a study resource to help wastewater collection system operators expand their knowledge and prepare to take certification exams. The second edition of the Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification Studybook provides in-depth information on the topics these professionals need to be familiar with and offers more than 500 […]

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WEF Podcasts Examine Community Water Issues and Operator Resources

September 22, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) “Words on Water” podcast series presents insights from leaders in the water sector. Stream online podcast episodes and download audio files on iTunes and the Android Words on Water app. In recent episodes: Kishia Powell, commissioner of the City of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management, talks about the […]

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Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals Book Helps Operators Prepare for Certification Exams

August 22, 2018

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Wastewater treatment Fundamentals I Featured

A new manual provides a hands-on guide for all aspects of liquid treatment. Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I — Liquid Treatment can help operators prepare for the first three levels of certification exams. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) publication outlines all stages of wastewater treatment. It also describes critical aspects of biological treatment, nutrient […]

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From the President: Valuing Our Operators and Promoting Operator Initiatives

August 22, 2018

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President - Jenny Hartfelder Featured

Before my year as Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) president comes to a close, I want to discuss one segment of our membership that has special meaning to me: our operators. These professionals work on the front-lines of wastewater treatment. WEF has committed to supporting operator initiatives with the goal of attracting, preparing, and […]

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