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Water & Wastewater Leadership Center Applictions Due Jan. 11

WATER & WASTEWATER LEADERSHIP CENTER EXCEPTIONAL EXECUTIVE EDUCATION DESIGNED FOR UTILITY LEADERS

The Water & Wastewater Leadership Center arms utility executives with the management and leadership skills they need to excel as they meet the challenges of today - and seize the opportunities of tomorrow. The Leadership Center's curriculum is designed for current and up-and-coming water and wastewater utility CEOs, General Managers, Senior Managers, and Upper-Level Management - from both public and private utilities. All classes are held in state-of-the-art facilities at the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center’s Executive Education program at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. How to apply

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LIFT Scholarships Available for Utility Staff to Visit Utilities with Innovations of Interest

From WEF: (Alexandria, VA) - Scholarships are available for utility personnel to visit other utilities with innovations of interest. The exchange, supported by WRF, WEF, and NACWA, provides an effective way for utilities to learn about, gain confidence in, and adopt new technologies and approaches more quickly.

As water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) are transforming themselves into utilities of the future and becoming drivers of resource recovery, economic growth, and improved environmental performance, the implementation of innovative technologies, processes, and approaches is essential. These scholarships enable staff to visit and see innovations in action at peer facilities.

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WEF Disinfection and Reuse Symposium Portland July 29-31

 

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Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today Recognition Program

The Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today Recognition Program returns for a third year to honor water resource recovery facilities for community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.

Application closes May 30, 5 p.m.

Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providing resilient value-added service to communities, particularly in community engagement, watershed stewardship, and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients.
The Utility of the Future framework provides a model for utilities of all sizes to achieve more efficient operations, enhanced productivity, and long-term sustainability. The recognition program component, Utility of the Future Today, was launched in 2016 by four water sector organizations—the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and WateReuse, with input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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Odors and Air Pollutants Topics Covered at WEF 2018 Specialty Conference

In March, water sector professionals can attend the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.)  Odors and Air Pollutants 2018 conference.

The event will educate about current regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions. The event features a workshop, opening general session, exhibits, and 13 technical sessions. Topics covered in the conference’s technical program include

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News From WEF: Become an approved trainer in the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP)

WEF invites training professionals to become an approved trainer in the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). Help meet the certification training needs of NGICP partners and training sites, or develop your own licensed, training program, through this Train-the-Trainer opportunity.
The NGICP Trainer course will be held at the University of the District of Columbia on January 17-19, 2018. To register and get more information, go to: http://ngicp.org/program/for-trainers/.

Nominate WEF Members for Leadership Positions

WEF, the Water Environment Federation, is seeking nominees for the following positions: WEF Vice President, WEF Treasurer, WEF Board of Trustees (two positions).

Here's what WEF says: 

WEF’s mission is to connect water professionalsenrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for water sector innovation.  This mission is executed through the dedication and active involvement of WEF members. 
 
We encourage you to join WEF leadership in advancing our mission and vision by nominating WEF members who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the water environment profession, for WEF leadership positions.  WEF’s visibility in the global water sector continues to grow as do our contributions to advancing the profession and providing exceptional services to our diverse membership.   
 
To successfully continue on our path, WEF requires the leadership of dedicated and exceptional volunteers who are committed to moving our goals forward, consistent with our Strategic Plan! 
 The deadline for nomination is Friday, May 26, 2017. Click here to log-in for nomination criteria, forms and WEF Strategic Plan.