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We're excited to announce that general booth selection applications for the WEFTEC 2022 exhibition are now being accepted! But pay close attention because the early bird really does get the worm.

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The proceedings papers are a valuable resource that allows for your continued learning long after the close of the conference. Available to WEFTEC 2021 attendees on the Access Water platform, proceedings papers can be downloaded one paper at a time or all at once – to your computer, laptop, or handheld device.

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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Trustees, which will be led by new President Jamie Eichenberger.

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During WEFTEC 2021, Christopher Komline, Vice President of Komline-Sanderson, visited the WEFTEC Live Studio to discuss all things WEFTEC. Interviewed by WEFTEC Emcee Laura Schwartz, he shared the philosophy of his company’s 68 years of history exhibiting at WEFTEC, how exhibitors and visitors can get the most out of the experience, and what keeps them coming back each year.

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In the Exhibition at WEFTEC 2021, Kimberly Kupiecki, Global Leader, Sustainability, Advocacy and Communications for DuPont Water Solutions, discussed the company’s newly acquired technologies focused on wastewater treatment and reuse as well as some upcoming projects.

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As the world’s leading manufacturer of water, wastewater, and stormwater inspection equipment, CUES provides the necessary tools for both pipeline inspection and repair. CUES also offers a range of advanced systems, such as SONAR, LIDAR, and Laser Profiling, for those requiring more detailed inspection data.

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On Saturday, October 16, the WEF Students and Young Professionals Committee organized and completed the 13th Annual WEFTEC Community Service Project, Life Is Better By the Lake. The project took place at 12th Street Beach on Northerly Island in Chicago.

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After two days packed with five mettle-testing events, Controlled Chaos from the Water Environment Association of South Carolina were named the Division 1 Operations Challenge champions.

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Rob Gledhill, President & CEO of Blue-White Industries shares his company's experiences about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected supply chains, prices, and relationships with customers during the past year.

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The Water Leadership Institute Class of 2021 includes 54 water professionals representing 29 states, Canada, and New Zealand. These graduates are the 10th class of the institute and join 343 alumni of the program.

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PPG sent Rob Pawlak, General Manager, Protective and Marine Coatings and Scott Doering, Director of Commercial and Technical Operations, USA, Protective and Marine Coatings to WEFTEC to discuss the acquisition of RAVEN® Lining Systems and their new comprehensive wastewater coatings portfolio.

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Chad Nunnery, President at Composite Access Products, describes the advantages and features of the company’s traffic-rated, composite manholes covers.

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Dan Rinehart, Trojan Technologies Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing, explains some of the newest features currently being developed for the company’s most successful wastewater treatment system, the TrojanUV3000®Plus.

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Peter Grevatt, Water Research Foundation CEO, shared his organization’s recent work and its importance and talked about its scientific priorities. The Water Research Foundation, based in Denver, currently manages over $73 million in research funding.

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Watch as this year’s class of WEF Fellows reflect on receiving this honor and what being a WEF member means to them.

 

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