Tag Archives: WEF

From the President: Preparing for Tomorrow’s Workforce Challenges

January 13, 2020

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Working in the water sector, I am constantly learning and being challenged by the people around me. Ours is a profession that, at its core, requires working with others to find solutions that make sense for the future.  I love the spirit of cooperativeness that you can find so often behind the fence of a […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

October 31, 2019

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• Steven Biuso, member since 1975, New Jersey Water Environment Association. • Sophie G. Simon, member since 1984, Pennsylvania Water Environment Association. • Richard G. Weigand, member since 1976, West Virginia Water Environment Association.

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WEF and NGICP Partners Accept Power of A Summit Award During ASAE Reception

October 9, 2019

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Accepting the Summit award on behalf of NGICP were (from left) Adriana Caldarelli, Claudio Ternieden, Seth Charde, Dwane Jones, and Renee Kayal. WEF photo.

On Oct. 2, representatives from the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), DC Water (Washington, D.C.), and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) received a coveted Power of A Summit Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE; Washington, D.C.). The award recognizes the success of the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program […]

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WEF and AWWA Launch Redesigned Work for Water Website

September 18, 2019

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The new Work for Water website, developed by the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver, Colo.), offers newcomers to the water industry an array of resources to help streamline the job search process. Click here to visit the site.

To streamline the job-seeking process for newcomers and help spread the word about the benefits of water careers, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) and American Water Works Association (AWWA; Denver, Colo.) partnered to redevelop and relaunch the Work for Water website earlier this summer. The website features an intuitive map that offers state-specific […]

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Meet WEF’s Newest Life Members

September 5, 2019

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Becky Barker, member since 1981, Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association. Gary Cosby, member since 1976, Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association. Allen Cox, member since 1984, Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association. Dennis M. Geran, member since 1977, New England Water Environment Association. James Hailey, member since 1981, Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment Association. William Hansard, member since 1984, Kentucky-Tennessee Water Environment […]

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SDG Position Statement Affirms WEF’s Support for Working Beyond Borders

August 29, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Va.)  Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a new position statement in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Photo courtesy of the United Nations.

This summer, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new position statement in support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The move emphasizes WEF’s dedication to partnerships and activities that advance the SDGs and the broader water profession. It also recognizes water professionals’ critical value in achieving […]

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Water Environment Federation Honors Industrial Wastewater Management Research

August 23, 2019

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Each year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) recognizes outstanding contributions to the water profession with a number of awards. WEF recently announced 2019 winners of awards recognizing remarkable research papers. Photo courtesy of Oscar & Associates.

Authors to be recognized for papers on refinery wastewater, reclaimed water and more The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the 2019 WEF Awards recipients for published papers. The WEF Published Papers Awards recognize WEF members for valuable research that has the potential for broad contribution to industrial wastewater management. “Research is vital to the […]

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Water Environment Federation Selects 2019 WEF Fellows For Contributions to Water Profession

August 20, 2019

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) announced 15 distinguished members as the 2019 class of WEF Fellows, a professional designation that demonstrates outstanding contributions to the water environment profession.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces 15 distinguished members as the 2019 WEF Fellows recipients. This prestigious designation recognizes members’ achievements, stature, and contributions in the water profession. “These outstanding individuals have made a profound impact on the global water environment, and we are proud to recognize and honor their efforts,” said WEF Executive […]

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