Tag Archives: Modeling

WEF Webcasts Inform About Water Reuse and Modeling

March 19, 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: Water Reuse: Where Are We Now and What Is the Future?, March 21, 1–3 p.m. (EDT), Register now. Evaluation of Data Needs to Support […]

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WEF Releases Fact Sheet on Pulp and Paper Wastewater

November 30, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released a fact sheet describing the treatment of pulp-and-paper-industry wastewater. The majority of the industry’s wastewater is treated using large basins, but temperature can change their performance. In this document, WEF presents details behind two commonly used, basin thermal models to compare their strengths and weaknesses as […]

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WER Article Examines Microconstituent Removal in Activated Sludge Systems

June 23, 2018

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In the June issue of Water Environment Research (WER), an open-access research article explores the best model to use when examining the fate of microconstituents in wastewater. In the article, “General Fate Model for Microconstituents in an Activated Sludge System,” researchers discuss evaluating biodegradation models for the microconstituents 17-ethinylestradiol, bisphenol-A, and triclosan. The study identifies […]

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Open-Access Research in WER Examines Fine-Pore Oxygen Transfer

May 25, 2018

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The open-access article in the May issue of the journal, Water Environment Research (WER), examines factors affecting oxygen transfer in activated sludge processes. “In their critical review of factors affecting fine-pore oxygen-transfer modeling, Baquero-Rodríguez et al. delineate the major model inputs and variables and how they are affected by operating conditions,” said Tim Ellis, WER editor-in-chief. […]

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Passing Down an Engineering Legacy in Spain

January 23, 2018

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You might call the Reigs the “first family of wastewater” in Spain. Rafael Reig Armero was a co-founder of a Spanish water-sector organization similar to the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). He held multiple leadership roles in the water sector until his death in 1999. His son, Benito Reig Carriedo, picked up the baton and […]

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Newly Released MOP 8: Comprehensive WRRF Design Resource

November 2, 2017

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Find state-of-the-art resources in facility planning, design, and configuration in the Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice 8. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) joined with the Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Reston, Va.) to release this thoroughly revised resource. The comprehensive coverage of water resource […]

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WEF Releases Updated Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal Publication

October 20, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers the third edition of Activated Sludge and Nutrient Removal, Manual of Practice OM-9, the latest update to the popular reference for operation of the activated sludge process. The extensively revised publication provides expanded content on process control with step-by-step examples for calculations, a new laboratory chapter with detailed directions for […]

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Diego Rosso To Discuss Optimizing Aeration Efficiency Research at WEFTEC 2017

September 19, 2017

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During Session No. 207 at WEFTEC 2017, Aeration: Knowledge Development Forum, Diego Rosso will talk about using a dynamic model to identify energy conservation opportunities in aeration systems. Rosso, an associate professor in the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI’s) Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and director of UCI’s Water-Energy Nexus Center, joined other researchers to […]

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