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Membership Helps 2017 WEF Fellow Become a Successful Leader

April 27, 2018

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WEF Fellow - Raj Bhattarai Featured

Rajendra Bhattarai, a water leader with nearly four decades of experience in the public sector, joined the esteemed ranks of Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Fellows in 2017. This distinction recognizes Bhattarai’s devotion to the water profession as a WEF member, a commitment that stems from his roots on the other side of the […]

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In Memoriam – Roy Herwig, “Father of CMOM”

April 26, 2018

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In Memoriam Herwig Featured

Roy Arthur Herwig, known as the father of capacity, management, operation, and maintenance (CMOM), died Dec. 17, 2017, at the age of 75.   Herwig worked for Region 4 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 1984 to 2001. During his tenure at EPA, he helped develop the CMOM program to help evaluate the performance […]

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WEF Volunteer Service Recognition Program Returns

April 20, 2018

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Volunteer Service Recognition Program will honor members who significantly contribute to the successes and achievements of the organization by serving on a WEF committee or in the WEF House of Delegates. WEF’s Committee Leadership Council and House of Delegates started the program in 2017 to recognize outstanding volunteers. As many as […]

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In Memoriam – Jim Condon Leaves a Lasting Impression on WEF

February 28, 2018

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Condon Featured

James “Jim” Lee Condon made a lasting impression on the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) community. The WEF life member, past president of the Nebraska Water Environment Association (WEA), and volunteer devoted to students died Jan. 14 at the age of 70. “He was the sort that would brighten up the room when he […]

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From the President: Thanks to Our Volunteers

February 8, 2018

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President - Jenny Hartfelder Featured

As 2018 begins, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) is midway between the previous and the upcoming WEFTEC. WEF volunteers already are working on content for WEFTEC 2018, which will be held Sept. 30–Oct. 3 in New Orleans. Volunteers become the cornerstone of WEF Volunteers and staff will gather in Atlanta this month to […]

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Contribute Disinfection Information through Online Survey

December 24, 2017

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Disinfection and Public Health Committee seeks input from water sector professionals on their current disinfection practices. Results from an online survey will update information collected in previous surveys sent in 1979, 1989, and 1996 about the design, operation, and performance of disinfection facilities. Participant names and information provided […]

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Canadian and Coloradan Teams Win 2017 Student Design Competition

November 30, 2017

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Student Design Competition judge Laurissa Cubbage from HDR (Omaha, Neb.) talks to a team after their presentation at WEFTEC 2017. Photo courtesy of Oscar and Associates.

Teams from the University of Guelph (Ontario) and the University of Colorado, Boulder, walked away from the 2017 Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Student Design Competition as winners. A record number of teams from 17 schools representing 16 different WEF Member Associations participated in the competition, held during WEFTEC 2017. The University of Guelph […]

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Transforming Chicago – One WEFTEC at a Time

August 23, 2017

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WEFTEC Service Project Featured

Volunteer for the 10th WEF Community Service Project Leave a lasting mark on Chicago during WEFTEC® 2017. When registering, attendees can sign up for the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Service Project to help build an outdoor learning space for students at Manierre Elementary School (Chicago). “Our mission is to not only make an […]

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