Tag Archives: Disinfection

2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize Winner Advances Solar Disinfection

October 23, 2019

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Macinley Butson, an 18-year-old inventor from New South Wales, Australia, was crowned the winner of the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition in August. Butson (right) received the prize from Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (left). Jonas Borg/Stockholm International Water Institute

This summer, young hydrologists from 35 countries met in Stockholm, Sweden, to compete for the Stockholm Junior Water Prize. The prize, awarded annually since 1995 by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), recognizes outstanding pre-university water research projects with the potential to change the way the global water sector operates. In late August, SIWI announced […]

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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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Take Learning Online With Upcoming WEF Webcasts

February 24, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) hosts online educational webcasts dedicated to advancing the professional growth and expertise of the water sector. Participate in one of the following upcoming webcasts: Sponsor eShowcase: Water Balancing for District Metering, Feb. 26, 1–1:45 p.m. (EST), Register now. Deep Dive Into Dry Media Systems, Feb. 28, 1–2:30 p.m. […]

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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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Disinfection and Reuse Symposium Comes to Oregon in July

May 29, 2018

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Disinfection and Reuse 2018 Featured

The Disinfection and Reuse Symposium 2018 will bring together environmental professionals from around the world. This Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) conference will focus on current disinfection and reuse issues, regulatory requirements, methods for analyzing problems, and ways to find innovative solutions. Topics covered during the conference’s workshop and 10 technical sessions will include […]

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Making a Holly Jolly Water Resource Recovery Facility

March 29, 2018

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’Tis the season to transform wastewater treatment into gingerbread Thinking of wastewater treatment does not usually evoke the sights and smells of Christmas. But as many of the world’s creative minds know, combining contrasting concepts can produce memorable art. That’s exactly what Sean Porter, currently the West region stormwater program manager at Apex (Rockville, Md.), […]

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Contribute Disinfection Information through Online Survey

December 24, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Disinfection and Public Health Committee seeks input from water sector professionals on their current disinfection practices. Results from an online survey will update information collected in previous surveys sent in 1979, 1989, and 1996 about the design, operation, and performance of disinfection facilities. Participant names and information provided […]

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Prepare To Attend WEF’s 2018 Conferences

December 19, 2017

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The latest technical information on various water sector topics will be presented at 2018 Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) conferences. The 2018 specialty conference catalog provides details about each event: The Utility Management ConferenceTM 2018, Feb. 20–23, San Antonio; Odors and Air Pollutants Conference 2018, March 25–28, Portland, Ore.; Collection Systems Conference 2018, April 8–11, […]

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