Student Design Competition Orientation

CWEA hosted an orientation webinar on Dec. 7th for any student design team interested in entering the WEF Student Design Competition. The competition promotes real-world design experience for students interested in pursuing education and careers in water and wastewater engineering and science. CWEA will be sending one team of college students to WEFTEC Continue reading

WEF Student Design Competition

Putting Wastewater and Environmental Designs to the Test The WEF Student Design Competition promotes real-world design experience for students interested in pursuing education and careers in water and wastewater engineering and science. The competition tasks individuals or teams of students Continue reading

Meet Emerging Leader: Christina Claxton, Laboratory Analyst

Christina Claxton, Laboratory Analyst, City of San Luis Obispo Christina Claxton does far more than analyze drinking water and wastewater samples in her position as a Laboratory Analyst with the City of San Luis Obispo’s Water Quality Laboratory.  She’s on Continue reading

How Alkalinity Affects Nitrification

Use alkalinity profiling in wastewater operations to control biological activity and optimize process control By Mary Evans and Gary Sober The Water Environment Federation’s new Operations Challenge laboratory event will determine alkalinity needs to facilitate nitrification. Operators will evaluate alkalinity and Continue reading

CWEA 2017-18 Board Elected

Members attending CWEA’s April 28th Annual Business Meeting unanimously approved the slate of nominees for the 2017-18 Board of Directors as recommended by the Board: Vice President from the North (becoming President in 2019-20): Kevin Calderwood, Senior Project Manager at Continue reading

CWEA Awards Santa Clara’s Visala Tallavarjula the California SJWP Second Year In-A-Row

The Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is considered the world’s most prestigious award presented to a high school student for a water-research project. The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has coordinated the U.S. competition since its inception in 1997, and partners closely with Continue reading

SYP Committee Welcomes Veronica Astells as Chair

Veronica has been a member of CWEA since 2005, and is a past President for the Redwood Empire Section of CWEA after serving on the Board for 5 years.  She is currently the Environmental Program Manager for the Town of Continue reading

Joe Gregory Honored as 2016 SYP Person of the Year

The students and young professional’s committee recognizes Outstanding Young professionals who demonstrate excellence in the profession and are under the age of 35. This year’s Outstanding Young Professional is Joe Gregory from Carmel Area Wastewater District. When Joe joined CWEA Continue reading

Student Design Competition Orientation

CWEA hosted an orientation webinar on Dec. 7th for any student design team interested in entering the WEF Student Design Competition. The competition promotes real-world design experience for students interested in pursuing education and careers in water and wastewater engineering and science. CWEA will be sending one team of college students to WEFTEC Continue reading

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