Tag Archives: Spotlight

WEFTEC/Stormwater Call for Abstracts is Now Open

WEFTEC®, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) annual technical exhibition and conference, is the biggest event of its kind and offers water professionals from around the world the best quality education and training available today. For the third consecutive year, WEFTEC also will include the Stormwater Congress, to take place in Chicago, Sept. 26–30. Be part […]

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WEF Joins Green Infrastructure Collaborative

On Oct. 8, at a meeting attended by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Obama Administration announced new executive actions, its Climate and Natural Resources Priority Agenda, and a series of private- and public-sector commitments to support investments in green infrastructure and improve natural resources management in the context of a changing climate. The actions […]

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Reviewers Sought for Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control Publication

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) Technical Practice Committee is looking for individuals willing to serve as reviewers for a new WEF special publication titled Private Property Infiltration and Inflow Control. This book will be an update to Control of Infiltration and Inflow in Private Building Sewer Connections, which was published in 1999. The effort will […]

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Stormwater Congress Roundup

From Sept. 27–Oct. 1, 20,385 water professionals from nearly 100 countries assembled in New Orleans for WEF’s 87th WEFTEC and 2nd annual Stormwater Congress.

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WEF Volunteers Reduce Flooding in New Orleans Neighborhood

Volunteers from across the country met in New Orleans September 27 to participate in the 7th Annual Water Environment Federation Community Service Project.

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Green Infrastructure solutions include techniques such as constructing wetlands, reconnecting rivers to floodplains, wetland conservation and introducing flood bypasses. Photo credit: UNEP

UNEP Releases Green Infrastructure Guide

A new Green Infrastructure guide was launched Sept. 2 at World Water Week by the United Nations Environment Programme.

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Stormwater Congress Onsite Program Now Available

In less than a month, from Sept. 27 through Oct. 1, stormwater professionals will come together at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans for the 2014 Stormwater Congress. The conference is a spotlight event hosted by the Water Environment Federation in conjunction with its annual conference WEFTEC®, giving attendees access to both events. Do […]

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WEF Releases Green Infrastructure and Wet Weather Books

In August, the Water Environment Federation announced the release of two special publications related to stormwater. The first, Green Infrastructure Implementation, was developed by Carol Hufnagel of Tetra Tech and Nancy Rottle of the University of Washington, as well as 75 technical experts. The book provides actionable information promoting the implementation of green infrastructure. Unlike […]

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WEF Announces Winners of 2014 Stormwater Video Competition

The 2014 StormTV Project recognizes videos of innovative stormwater practices, programs and products nationwide.  ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation (WEF) today announced the winners of its 2014 StormTV Project competition. The contest is an effort to collect and share innovative stormwater videos and to recognize and highlight the work of stormwater professionals. Through […]

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WEF To Host No-Charge Webcast on Stormwater Financing

On August 27, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) will host a no-charge webcast on innovative financing approaches for stormwater management. The webcast is an update to an event hosted by the U.S. Water Alliance July 29, which focused on Washington, D.C.’s stormwater retention trading market. At the event, representatives from the District Department of the […]

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