On Monday, May 23, WEF will host a free technical topic briefing webcast for MA officers, board members, delegates, committee chairs, and professional staff highlighting four WEF initiatives — energy, stormwater, nutrients, and operators. Participants will be briefed on each topic with time alotted for your questions. Please send an e-mail to WEF staff member Kelsey Brown at email@example.com to sign up today.
- Water Environment Federation (WEF)
- Member association (MA) education plan – technical webcast
Interstate Products Redesigns/Enhances Their Website
Sarasota, Fl -- Interstate Products Inc announces its initial new website launch is complete. Interstate Products Inc, President Richard Eisenberg said “the staff was so enthused about making things user-friendly for our clients and users. It was a great project to work on. Our vendors contributed a vast amount of information and images to enhance our website. The most rewarding aspect of the redesign was the way our clients/visitors embraced and critiqued it for us. After seeing all the positive...
Identifying Beach, Pool and Aquatic Center Pathogens and Chemical Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico
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Beach Related and Recreational Water Illnesses, Pollution and Pathogens Discussed in New Video
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Moving Away From Dams for Water Storage
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Abu Dhabi looks into stormwater aquifer recharge
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