Since switching to a sponsored model for webcasts, the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) offers webcasts at no cost.
Don’t miss the upcoming webcasts:
Clean Water Act Integrated Planning Framework: Next Steps — June 14, 10 a.m.–noon (EDT).
This webcast will explain key provisions and revisions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Integrated Planning Approach Framework, and provide perspective on the implementation process. Click here to register.
Condition Assessment: Building Out Your Own CMMS — June 20, 1–3 p.m. (EDT).
Find out how to choose the right condition assessment tool and make the most out of data; learn what technologies are available; plan budgets, staff, and good mental health; make capital improvement decisions; and learn life lessons from one city’s implementation. Click here to register.
Clean Water Isn’t Free? Communicating About Rates — June 26, 2–3:30 p.m. (EDT).
Learn answers to complaints from customers who balk at rate increases and what to do to assure them that you have their best interests at heart. Click here to register.
Basic Wastewater Treatment Operations Series 4: Nutrient Removal — June 27, 1–3 p.m. (EDT). Click here to register.
The Basic Wastewater Treatment Operations Series includes four parts covering every stage of the treatment process. The series is led by WEF Immediate Past President Jeanette Brown and sponsored by JWC Environmental (Costa Mesa, Calif.). Find recordings online for these previous webcasts:
Fundamentals of Membrane Bioreactors Part 3: Activated Sludge — July 11, 1–3 p.m. (EDT).
Topics to be covered include equipment procurement, facility design, and membrane bioreactor (MBR) facility operation. Click here to register.
This webcast is part of a series discussing the MBR process, membrane and biological process fundamentals, the methodology and considerations for completing an MBR process design, and considerations for facility design and construction of MBRs. Find recordings online for these previous webcasts:
Design of Urban Stormwater Controls MOP Series Part 1 — June 14, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT).
The series introduces the recently updated stormwater Manual of Practice (MOP) 23 Design of Urban Stormwater Controls. The new MOP is a comprehensive compilation of significant updates in the practice of stormwater management. Part 1 will discuss the effects of stormwater on the environment and examine unit processes and operations. Click here to register.
Future webcasts in this series include
- Design of Urban Stormwater Controls, MOP Series Part 2 — July 12, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics include design of stormwater controls, including basins, swales, strips, and filters and recent research related to each control category, as well as design considerations and maintenance requirements. Click here to register.
- Design of Urban Stormwater Controls, MOP Series Part 3 — August 9, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics to be covered include design, infiltrators, maintenance, cost, and performance assessment methods. Click here to register.
Low Impact Development Series Part 1: Laying the Foundation for Your Competition— June 21, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT).
This series presents approaches to driving adoption and implementation of low-impact development (LID) at the local level. Those involved in the Houston LID Design competition, held in 2010, will provide information on the program, including how properties were selected, public support and interest were generated, goals were set, the event was run, and momentum was continued after the competition. Two communities planning LID competitions will share their plans and lessons learned. The first part will focus on background information of the competition approach and detail whether and how it can be used for your community. Click here to register.
Future webcasts in this series include
- Low Impact Development Series Part 2: Nuts and Bolts of Planning and Executing Your Competition — July 26, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics to be covered include how to implement your LID competition. Click here to register.
- Low Impact Development Series Part 3: Optimizing the Return of Your Competition — Aug. 16, 1–2:30 p.m. (EDT). Topics to be covered include maximizing the culmination of the competition effort and ways to ensure the competition is the first step in your community’s path toward more progressive stormwater management. Click here to register.
Each webcast offers Professional Development Hours (PDHs). Check with your state accreditation agency to determine if you qualify.
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