Tag Archives: Safety

Enter the 2019 Operator Ingenuity Contest

April 24, 2019

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Operator Ingenuity

The Operator Ingenuity Contest is back for 2019. The contest seeks to recognize the simple, everyday fixes that operators and other water professionals invent to make work easier and safer. Entries are judged on solution safety, resourcefulness, and transferability. Have a clever fix to share? Draft up a few sentences, snap a picture, and enter […]

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New Edition Provides Updated Guidance on Analytical Methods and Lab Techniques

April 18, 2019

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Operator Studyboook Featured

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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WEF Studybook Helps Operators Prepare for Collection System Certification

January 23, 2019

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Wastewater Collection System Studybook Featured

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) introduced a study resource to help wastewater collection system operators expand their knowledge and prepare to take certification exams. The second edition of the Wastewater Collection System Operator Certification Studybook provides in-depth information on the topics these professionals need to be familiar with and offers more than 500 […]

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Get the Latest Edition of MOP 8 with Bonus Materials

June 24, 2018

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MOP 8 Featured

The latest edition of Design of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, Manual of Practice (MOP) 8 is a state-of-the-art resource in facility planning, design, and configuration. This comprehensive water resource recovery facility design guide, now offered as a single volume, features contributions from hundreds of wastewater engineering experts. As an added bonus, when you purchase a copy […]

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WE&T Introduces Sanitation Superheroes Photo Contest Winners

May 22, 2018

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Sanitation Superheroes Featured

While water and wastewater treatment professionals may not be able to stop speeding locomotives or see through walls, many of their admirers would describe the work they perform every day to protect their communities as heroic. During March and April, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine asked readers to share photos of the sanitation superheroes […]

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Texas Teams Earn First in 30th Operations Challenge

December 28, 2017

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Operations Challenge 2017 Winners Featured

WEF introduces the top teams in every category Members of the 44 Operations Challenge teams competing at WEFTEC 2017 entered McCormick Place in Chicago with their sights set on winning. In addition to overall Division 1 or Division 2 awards, teams vied for top spots in the competition’s five events: Process Control, Laboratory, Safety, Godwin […]

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Kirkwood Community College Offers Professional Development for Operators

February 28, 2017

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The college’s Continuing Education Training Center offers training in water and wastewater treatment for entry-level as well as experienced operators. Photo courtesy of Kirkwood Community College.

If you are licensed as a water or wastewater operator in the State of Iowa — or would like to be —  the Environmental Training Center at Kirkwood Community College (Cedar Rapids) could be your one-stop shop for professional development. To remain certified, operators need to complete between 10 and 20 hours of training, which […]

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WEF Webcasts Showcase Thermal Hydrolysis and Confined Space Rules

October 7, 2016

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Sponsor eShowcase: Pressure Is Building for Thermal Hydrolysis of Sewage Sludge CAMBI (Skysstasjon, Norway) sponsors this eShowcase that will provide a technical review, share operating data, and describe the economic benefits of the thermal hydrolysis process (THP). The process uses steam and pressure to heat solids, intensifying aerobic digestion. It produces Class A biosolids, increases […]

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