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UN Releases 2020 World Water Development Report

June 9, 2020

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The United Nations released the 2020 World Water Development report, an annual publication summarizing trends and challenges for global water resource management. The 2020 report focuses on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Click here to read the full report.

In March, the United Nations (UN) released the 2020 edition of its annual World Water Development report, with a special focus on climate change. The report advises a combination of climate change mitigation and adaptation measures, covering such practical considerations as agriculture, finance, and disaster risk reduction. Of particular interest to water professionals, the report […]

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New WEF Guide Helps Facilities Identify and Mitigate Nuisance Odors

May 4, 2020

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For facility managers, operators, engineers, and collection systems personnel, the mention of nuisance odors can instantly trigger anxiety. Complaints, potential shutdowns and fines, and angry neighbors quickly come to mind. While commonplace, the threat to a facility’s reputation posed by nuisance odors cannot be understated. Click here for more information about Odor Emissions and Control […]

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WEF Offers Free Access to Technical Materials Until June 30

April 14, 2020

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Virginia) is offering individuals who have never been WEF members free access to its broad range of technical materials through June 30. Click here for details.

During the coronavirus pandemic, much of the water-sector workforce is working longer hours with smaller operations teams, placing unprecedented pressures on their individual skills and experiences. At the same time, many water professionals are spending more time at home due to social-distancing requirements, providing a unique opportunity to deepen their knowledge base and develop as […]

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New WEF Publication Offers Guidance on Modeling Tools and Capabilities

February 11, 2020

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Selecting the best-suited model to support stormwater projects can be complicated. Today’s water quality managers must not only be able to predict peak flow rates, runoff volumes, and receiving water quality, they must also navigate stringent regulatory requirements and varying levels of resources. The Water Environment Federation’s (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) newest publication, Stormwater, Watershed, and […]

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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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Prepare for Wastewater Certification

March 22, 2019

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Master wastewater treatment concepts and practices with a new online course from the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.). The Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals course offers updated, peer-reviewed training to help individuals prepare for certification exams or to gain new knowledge for their jobs. The course provides expert, real-world content in an interactive format with the […]

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WEF’s New Release Offers Leading-Edge Content on Trenchless Technology

February 20, 2019

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In the U.S., an enormous network of pipelines is aging underground. Municipal managers, contractors, engineers, and consultants face the difficult task of renewing, rehabilitating, and replacing these systems efficiently and cost-effectively. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) supports these efforts with its newest publication, Trenchless Technology and Asset Management. This manual of practice, co-published […]

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Wastewater Treatment Fundamental Fact Sheets Prepare Operators for Certification

January 25, 2019

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Operators preparing to take certification exams have new resources at their disposal. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) released a new series of peer-reviewed fact sheets that will help operators prepare for the first three levels of certification exams and qualify for continuing education credits. WEF’s Wastewater Operations Fact Sheets provide summaries of each […]

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