Tag Archives: Disinfection

WEF Offers Seminars on FOG, the Chesapeake Bay, and Odors

May 11, 2015

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Fats, Oils, and Grease (FOG) 2015 Seminar The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) will use the knowledge of experts already involved in the management of fats, oils, and grease (FOG) and incorporate new research and case studies in this interactive program. Experts also will present background information and implementation details for a variety of […]

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WEF, Others Discuss Water Quality Criteria for Viruses at WEFTEC

November 18, 2014

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Water sector leaders gathered at WEFTEC® 2014 in New Orleans to learn more about EPA’s development of water quality criteria for bacteriophages, which are viruses that infect and lyse bacteria. Representatives from the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF; Alexandria, Va.), and National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA; Washington, […]

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WEF’s No-Charge Webcasts Cover Disinfection, Secondary Sedimentation, and Pipe Bursting

November 14, 2014

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Disinfection and Public Health Strategies in Developing Countries Developing countries need improved public health and disinfection services, especially after natural disasters. This webcast will provide a forum to discuss the most efficient and effective methods of providing these basic services in developing countries. Nov. 19, 1–3 p.m. (EST) Register now. Principals of Secondary Sedimentation Dec. […]

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Collection Systems and Peracetic Acid Discussed in February WEF Webcasts

January 10, 2014

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Force Main Condition Assessment Series Part 1: Choosing the Right Technology As the first in a three-part series, this webcast will provide an overview of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Task Order No. 59 on Condition Assessment of Wastewater Collection Systems and include examples of how technologies were chosen for pipeline condition assessment projects across the […]

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WEF Member Wins Clarke Prize for Water Industry Research and Designs

September 5, 2013

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Rhodes Trussell, Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) member since 1966, has received the 2013 National Water Research Institute (NWRI; Fountain Valley, Calif.) Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research. Photo courtesy of NWRI.

Rhodes Trussell, an active member of the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) since 1966, has been named recipient of the 2013 National Water Research Institute (NWRI; Fountain Valley, Calif.) Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize for excellence in water research. As a civil and environmental engineer with more than 40 years of experience, Trussell is […]

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Learn Basics of Wastewater Treatment in New Online Course Series

June 18, 2013

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A new online course series, Basic Wastewater Treatment Series, now is available in the Knowledge Center. The series of four courses, hosted by Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.) Past President Jeanette Brown, provides an overview of wastewater treatment and discusses key math and maintenance concepts. Specific topics covered throughout the series include permit requirements, unit […]

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2013 WEF Conference Lineup — Don’t Miss These Educational Opportunities

February 12, 2013

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Disinfection and Public Health Conference 2013 Feb. 24–26, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Learn about disinfection needs and technologies around the world at scales ranging from large urban water resource recovery facilities to small-community and household systems. Register now. The Utility Management Conference™ 2013 March 10–13, Renaissance Glendale (Ariz.) Hotel Hear how water utilities are challenged with […]

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Webcasts Offer the Fundamentals of Disinfection and Grit

January 30, 2013

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Fundamentals of Disinfection Feb. 6, 1–3 p.m. (EST) This webcast will provide an overview of regulatory considerations and fundamental principles related to ultraviolet (UV) disinfection. It will describe how these factors affect the design, operation, and maintenance of UV systems for wastewater disinfection. A case study on the selection of UV disinfection for the City […]

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