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LIFT Intelligent Water System Challenge Recognizes Innovative Water Solutions

November 29, 2018

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During WEFTEC 2018, a team from Great Lakes Water Authority (Detroit) and the University of (Ann Arbor) Michigan won the first Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT) Intelligent Water Systems Challenge. The team won for using data analytics to develop a tool to maximize the use of existing collection systems and minimize combined sewer overflows […]

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U.S. Congress Passes America’s Water Infrastructure Act

November 25, 2018

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In October, the U.S. Senate passed the biennial Water Resources Development Act. The bi-partisan legislation includes major provisions that benefit drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure and policy. The U.S. House of Representatives also passed a version of the bill, known as America’s Water Infrastructure Act (S. 3021), in September. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; […]

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Azevedo Water Legacy Born from a 10-Minute Conversation

June 26, 2018

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In high school, many students can become overwhelmed with career options and second-guess their choices. Not Vernon Azevedo. In 1970, as a senior at Lafayette High School in Lexington, Ky., Vernon found answers to those big life questions in less than 10 minutes. During a meeting with his guidance counselor, Mrs. Markley, Vernon admitted that […]

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Collections Systems Conference Focuses on Design for a Sustainable Future

February 22, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in cooperation with the Virginia Water Environment Association and the Water Research Foundation (Alexandria, Va.), will host the Collection Systems Conference 2018. The latest in collections systems programming will focus on coastal operations and a sustainable future for these systems. The event features an opening general session, exhibition, […]

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Hisataka Sokawa Transformed Wastewater Treatment in Japan

July 26, 2017

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Member Achievements -Hisataka Sokawa Featured

Since 1971, Hisataka Sokawa has helped expand sustainable wastewater treatment services throughout Japan as well as increase awareness of global water challenges around the world. In May, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) helped celebrate the retirement of this 45-plus-year veteran of the water sector. In the late 1960s, Japan suffered from severe levels […]

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Investigating Collection Systems at WEF’s Conference in May

March 28, 2017

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Learn how to optimize collection systems by implementing project improvements, new technologies, smart strategies and planning, and comprehensive management. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invites water sector professionals to learn from speakers presenting case studies and project outcomes at the Collection Systems Conference 2017. The event features an opening general session, mobile session, […]

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Webcasts Explore Odor-Controlling Valves and Coliphage Criteria

July 26, 2016

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Sponsor eShowcase: Checkmate Inline Check Valve for CSO Red Valve Co. (Pittsburgh) sponsors this eShowcase to describe the company’s CheckMate Valves that are used for interceptor, manhole, and outfall pipelines. Designed to maximize storage capacity while preventing water from back-flowing into water resource recovery facilities, the valves prevent odors from escaping while allowing water to […]

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Attend WEF’s Collection Systems 2016 Conference

March 24, 2016

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Delve into underground infrastructure and experience the realm of technological applications for assessments and rehabilitation at the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Collection Systems 2016 conference. The event will highlight innovation, technologies, and real-world examples through its exhibit hall and technical programming. It features an opening general session, workshops, technical sessions, a mobile session, […]

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