Archive | WEF Publishing RSS feed for this section

Analyzing alternatives for managing stormwater

The site of a former Ford Motor Company plant along the Mississippi River in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S., offers a prime location for redevelopment. Authors Bob Fossum, Wes Saunders-Pearce, Nathan Campeau, and Matt Metzger explain the decision-making process used to estimate the benefits and costs of two different approaches for managing runoff from the site. […]

Continue Reading

Los Angeles Zoo plans drought-proof water strategy

One Water LA calls for increased use of municipal recycled water at the Los Angeles (LA) Zoo to reduce reliance on potable water. Authors Eliza Jane Whitman of EW Consulting Inc.; Ali Poosti, Lenise Marrero, and Flor Burrola of the City of Los Angeles, LA Sanitation; and Darryl Pon of the Los Angeles City Zoo […]

Continue Reading

Lessons learned at Empire facility guide state policies

The Metropolitan Council Environmental Services’ (MCES) visionary leadership and close collaboration with regional partners have been key to advancing integrated water management in the US state of Minnesota. Karen Jensen and the MCES team explain how the process began with the Empire water resource recovery facility expansion project. Expansion of the Empire water resource recovery […]

Continue Reading

Tell SWI about your MS4 needs

The Water Environment Federation Stormwater Institute (SWI) needs your help to identify the information and resources municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4) permittees need to run an effective and efficient MS4 stormwater program. This first-of-its-kind survey seeks to understand and quantify the challenges the regulated municipal stormwater community faces, so resource solutions can be directed […]

Continue Reading

WEF Announces Winners of Stormwater Snapshots Photo Contest

During September and October, Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) magazine readers were asked to show innovative ways they manage, educate about, or deal with damage caused by stormwater. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) invited water sector professionals to submit photos for the contest, the second in a series following this summer’s Operator-in-Action photo contest. Stormwater Snapshot entries […]

Continue Reading

StormTV returns as a competition for 2017

For the sixth year, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) will host the StormTV Project. For 2017, StormTV again will be a competition.

Continue Reading

New book provides infiltration and inflow guidance

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) has released Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control. This book offers guidance on methods to identify, locate, and estimate the magnitude of private property infiltration and inflow (I/I) as well as best practices to control it. I/I control efforts can pose a challenge for utilities, and private property […]

Continue Reading

WEF Releases First Issue of New Stormwater Magazine

The beginning of September marked the launch of the Water Environment Federation’s new stormwater magazine, World Water: Stormwater Management. This quarterly international publication will be provided online at no charge, and paid subscriptions are available. The first issue offers a broad overview of the stormwater sector. It examines the rise and state of green infrastructure […]

Continue Reading

WEF Publishing UK to Launch International Stormwater Magazine

On July 12, WEF Publishing UK Ltd. (WEFP), a wholly-owned, for-profit subsidiary of the U.S.-based Water Environment Federation (WEF), announced the launch of a new stormwater publication. The quarterly international magazine World Water: Stormwater Management will focus on sustainable solutions that help manage runoff and stormwater flows on municipal, industrial, commercial, and private lands. Topics […]

Continue Reading

World Water: Stormwater Management

Read the latest online issue of World Water: Stormwater Management, a quarterly international publication from the Water Environment Federation.

Continue Reading