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The water sector continues to promote and embrace innovation, and smart water networks have emerged as a popular way to use technology to optimize system operations. Smart water networks have a range of applications, from detecting system leaks to managing energy. As technological advancements continue to change the water sector, the qualifications...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the American Biogas Council (ABC) are partnering to expand the conversion of organic waste into renewable energy and valuable soil products at facilities across the U.S. Today there are more than 2,200 operating biogas facilities in the U.S. About 1,300 of them are at water resource...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces that Rachel Chang and Ryan Thorpe, both of Manhasset, N.Y., have won the 2017 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the nation’s most prestigious youth competition for water-related research. With a project to detect and purify water contaminated by bacteria, Chang and...

“Klaus et al., reported on the modifications to the James River Treatment Plant in Newport News, Va. to incorporate side stream deammonification using a moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR),” said Tim Ellis, WER editor-in-chief. “After four months of operation, the MBBR process was achieving over 85 percent ammonia removal through a combination of...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The risk wastewater containing Ebolavirus poses to sewer workers and guidelines for worker safety are the focus of the open access article for the April 2017 edition of Water Environment Research (WER). “In their paper on Ebolavirus risks to those involved with wastewater collection and treatment, Haas et al. write that hospital...

Washington, DC, March 9, 2017 – The nation’s leading water organizations, representing the full spectrum of water issues, water research fields, utilities and consumers from every part of the country, will join forces in Washington, DC this month for Water Week 2017. During the week of March 19 - 25, hundreds of water, wastewater and stormwater...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The open access article for the March 2017 edition of Water Environment Research (WER) explores sustainability performance of urban water and wastewater systems. “Chhipi-Shrestha et al. developed a framework to assess the sustainability performance of urban water and wastewater systems, especially as it relates to small to...

Water Environment Federation

 •  February 14

Eleven public water resource recovery facilities were awarded travel scholarships for utility staff under the LIFT Scholarship Exchange Experience for Innovation & Technology (SEE IT).
The scholarship program, launched in 2016, is a joint initiative spearheaded by Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, the Water Environment Federation, and the...

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 30, 2017 – DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) today announce the issuance of the first certifications under the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The NGICP is designed to verify that the inaugural group of 62 certificants have successfully demonstrated competency in the foundational...

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 7, 2017 – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is accepting applications for the National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards Program. Phase I and Phase II municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permit holders are invited to submit applications by April 1, 2017. The winners will be announced this summer...