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From the President: WEF Represents Water Around the World

February 25, 2014

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Sandra K. Ralston, WEF President 2013–2014

Since November, I have had the privilege of attending several conferences in North America, including events in Montreal; Raleigh, N.C.; and Acapulco, Mexico. Two were annual conferences for Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Member Associations — Réseau Environnement (Montreal) and North Carolina Water Environment Association (Raleigh, N.C.) — and the third was an international conference for […]

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Polish Students’ Flush Control System Earns Them a Trip to WEFTEC 2013

November 26, 2013

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From left, Mateusz Zawidzki and Szymon Mydlarz attended WEFTEC 2013 as part of an award for their ecological flush control system. WEF photo/Lori Harrison.

Szymon Mydlarz, Mateusz Zawidzki, and Pawel Zukowski are three young Polish students who hope to make their ecological flush control system an internationally acclaimed and implemented technology. Connections that Mydlarz and Zawidzki made at WEFTEC®2013 will help them do this as they move forward in establishing a company and producing their patent-pending system, Mydlarz said. […]

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Rethinking Water Infrastructure

May 31, 2013

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Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy is dean of the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida (Tampa). Photo courtesy of Eric Vance ©U.S. EPA.

Lecture educates about using innovative ideas and holistic plans for flexible water management   On May 14, Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy presented a lecture about the need to revolutionize water infrastructure. Vairavamoorthy, dean of the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida (Tampa), spoke at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) headquarters building […]

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