Industrial Water Resources

Industries commonly reuse wastewater and process water as water availability becomes scarce, and they are challenged to provide environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment while reducing compliance costs and maintaining value for their businesses.


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Industrial Water Resources
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The Global Center: Where the World of Water Meets

Located in the WEF Plaza – South Hall A – Level 3, the Global Center is the hub of global business programming, networking, and opportunities for WEFTEC attendees.

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Water Environment Federation Announces 2023 Award Honorees

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is proud to recognize the recipients of the 2023 WEF Awards. This year's awards showcase outstanding contributions to the ...

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Water Utilities Recognized as Industry and Community Leaders in Solving Water Challenges

The Utility of the Future Today program is pleased to recognize 47 water utilities that are benefiting their communities and inspiring the water sector through ...

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Take the Water Sector’s Pulse in the Innovation and SDG Theaters

See a fantastic lineup of speakers, events, and networking sessions in the Innovation Showcase & Theater and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Theater in the ...

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Connect to the water sector gathering that is as essential as clean water! Use the official WEFTEC 2023 mobile app for the most updated conference, exhibition, and ...

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Featured Industrial Water Resources

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Industrial Wastewater Management, Treatment & Disposal

This 3rd edition of Manual of Practice No. FD-3 provides the knowhow for treating toxic, concentrated, and polluted wastewater and removing industrial wastes of all kinds by providing detailed descriptions of pretreatment processes, design criteria, and process performance.

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Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities

The 7th edition of WEF Manual of Practice No. 11 delivers state-of-the-art coverage of the operation, management, and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities.

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Industrial Water Reclamation & Reuse to Minimize Liquid Discharge

This book serves as a comprehensive summary of water reclamation technologies and practices for minimizing liquid discharge for a broad range of industries.


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Industrial Wastewater Community

The purpose of WEF’s Industrial Wastewater Community (IWWC) is to be a resource on industrial wastewater treatment, design, management, operation, and maintenance, as well as the promotion and improvement of industrial treatment technologies.


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