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 New England WEA 

The New England Water Environment Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Barry as the Association's new Executive Director. Ms. Barry has extensive experience in the environmental engineering industry as Strategic Market Programs Director at major engineering companies in the New England area.  Please welcome Mary Barry  










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WEFTEC - Invite a Colleague

Receive a $200 discount on your Full Conference Registration when you invite two (2) or more colleagues to register to attend.  The discount will apply whether you are a brand-new registrant or whether you registered a while ago.  Your colleagues must be first-time attendees and must register for the Full Conference and Exhibition.  This excludes PWO's, YP's and Academics as they already receive a Full Conference discount.  Registrations for you and your referred colleagues must be received by August 29, 2014!  Click here for the form.

WEFTEC - Award honors by Expo Magazine

WEF is pleased to share news that WEFTEC was honored with two awards given by Expo Magazine.  The EXCITE awards represent the cutting edge in every facet of the trade show and events industry.  WEFTEC was the Winner in Best Application of Content/Education on the Showfloor: WEFTEC 2013 Operations Challenge and honorable mention in Environmental Design: WEFTEC 2013 WEF Plaza. 

 New WEF Ads for MAs 

A new ad "WEFTEC is for Operators" has been posted for your use.  Wastewater elite specialist can be seen at the 27th Annual Operations Challenge, as wastewater collection and treatment operators compete in a series of tests demonstrating the best combination of precision, speed, and safety.  Ready made full and 1/2 page ads are available 24/7 to MAs.  The ad format will allow you to proportionally reduce or enlarge to fit the need.  MAs can play a significant role by utilizing these ads in their journals and newsletters to further promote training and educational programs to WEF members.  Click here to access this ad and more.


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 Indiana WEA - New Student Chapter 

The WEF Board of Trustees has approved charter for the student chapter recently formed at the University of Notre Dame, under the guidance of faculty advisor Robert Nerenberg.  Congratulations to the Indiana WEA in support to students in forming their first chapter.  Click here to view a list of WEF chartered student chapters.

2014 WEF Student Design Competition 

The 12th Annual WEFTEC Student Design Competition is starting off strong!  There are 13 teams signed up for the competition from 11 different MAs.  This year we have 7 teams participating in the Wastewater Design Competition, with topics that include: wet weather treatment, nutrient reduction, biosolids handling, digester gas utilization and energy recovery, FOG co-digestion, plant expansion, arsenic removal, and industrial wastewater treatment.  There are also 6 teams participating in the Environmental Design Competition, with topics that include: stormwater harvesting, treatment of agricultural bi-products, microalgae cultivation, CSO treatment, and watershed BMPs.  The competition will take place at WEFTEC 2014 on Sunday, September 28 from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.  Please drop by to give support to the teams.  Questions:  Contact Design Competition Sub-Committee Sub-Committee Chair Lauren Zuravnsky; Co-Chair Allison Reinert or WEF Staff Dianne CrilleyRead more to see the list of teams.

Promote your MA Programs

Have news to share?  WEFLeader offers a vechicle for MA's to share programs, and exciting news with each other.  Let us know what is happening in your world!  Contact WEF Staff Dianne Crilley.