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Archived Webcasts
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Data Quality and Validation Series Part 1

The goal of this webcast is to emphasize the importance of sound data for planning purposes at wastewater treatment plants, particularly those that are faced with upcoming effluent nutrient regulations, or stricter regulations.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
Member N/A
Non-Member $40.00

Data Quality and Validation Series Part 2

The goal of this webcast series is to emphasize the importance of sound data for planning purposes at wastewater treatment plants, particularly those that are faced with upcoming effluent nutrient regulations, or stricter regulations.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Death by Nutrients: Toxicity of Ammonia and Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Events

When we think of nitrogen in the context of toxicity, we have historically been concerned with direct toxicity of ammonia to aquatic organisms. Ammonia toxicity continues to be an issue of emerging concern in the U.S.
Accelerated Courses
Member $32.00
Non-Member $40.00

Design and Operation of Tertiary Membrane Plants

This course will focus on several key issues related to the development and management of large tertiary membrane plants. Three separate plants will be used to explore design issues, startup issues, and the operational benefits associated with tertiary membrane facilities.
design
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Drive On: Exploring the Highlights of the Reuse Roadmap

This webcast will provide participants with an overview of the Water Reuse Roadmap as well as a “taste” of some of the key topics that can be found in Roadmap.
Job Skills Courses
Member $113.00
Non-Member $125.00

Effective Business Writing

This course is designed for adult learners with a foundational knowledge of writing and grammar.
management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Effective Marketing & Communication Strategies for High Quality Biosolids

Two well-known biosolids marketing experts will also provide webinar viewers with lessons they have learned during their experience marketing both Class A /EQ and Class B biosolids products.
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Effective Negotiations

This course is intended for adults seeking to improve their negotiating skills.
management
Job Skills Courses
Member $113.00
Non-Member $125.00

Effective Presentations

This course is designed for adult learners with a basic understanding of and experience with PowerPoint.
management
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Effectively Managing Project Stakeholders

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of project management practices.
project management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Emerging Trends in Wastewater Disinfection

Learn the latest findings of two ongoing WE&RF disinfection research projects.
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of general project management practices.
project management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Enabling the Future: Advancing Resource Recovery from Biosolids

This webcast highlights the work compiled in a recent WEF report exploring ongoing activities in resource recovery, existing and emerging opportunities, potential challenges, and actions required to fully leverage biosolids’ resource potential.
Fundamental Courses
Member $32.00
Non-Member $40.00

Energy Conservation 101

This course, based on the WEF Manual of Practice No. 32, Energy Conservation in Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities, provides background on energy fundamentals. The techniques and information provided are essential for properly conducting energy evaluations for specific unit processes.
design
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Energy Recovery from Domestic Wastewater Using Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor Treatment

Our speakers will showcase findings on two current WRF projects: the first on an AnMBR pilot study (U2R15), and the second on a novel AnMBR – Biofilm Enhanced AnMBR (BfE-AnMBR) (TIRR5C15).
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Envision for Sustainable Water Infrastructure

This webcast will provide an overview of the purpose and structure of Envision rating system, and will also demonstrate how two large municipal water agencies have programmatically adopted Envision.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Envision™ A Sustainable Water Sector

The Envision™ rating system provides a holistic framework for evaluating and rating the community, environmental, and economic benefits of all types and sizes of infrastructure projects.
sustainability
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Ethics for Project Managers

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of general project management practices.
project management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Evolution and Applicability of Pressure Pipe Rehabilitation

This session includes several case studies on successful and not so successful pressure pipe rehabilitation projects and provides the academic, contractor, engineer, and owner perspectives.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Evolving Perspective of Nutrients – Pollutant to Resource

This webcast addresses factors influencing the adoption of nutrient recovery systems, provide guidance on the implementation of extractive nutrient recovery at WRRFs, and review experimental evaluation of emerging concepts.
nutrients Resource Recovery Municipal
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

FAST Water Facilities: Piloting Technologies to De-Risk Innovation

Those looking to better understand the resources available to accelerate water innovation are encouraged to attend.
Fundamental Courses
Member $32.00
Non-Member $40.00

Fixed Film Systems

This course covers the use of fixed film systems for treatment of wastewater.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
Member N/A
Non-Member $110.00

Force Main Condition Assessment Series

Great examples are included in this series!
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Force Main Prioritization, Inspection, Assessment, and Management

This webcast will address the key components of wastewater force main asset management: prioritization, inspection, assessment and pipe solutions
collection systems force main
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Fundamentals and Emerging Advancements in Biofilm Reactor Technologies

This webcast will cover the basics of design and operations of biofilm processes for municipal wastewater treatment.
Fundamental Courses
Member $96.00
Non-Member $120.00

Fundamentals of Disinfection

This fundamental course gives an overview of the various disinfection treatment processes.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Fundamentals of Membrane Bioreactors Part 1: MBR Membrane and Process Fundamentals

This introductory webcast of the three part series will provide a general overview of the membrane bioreactor process and present membrane and biological process fundamentals.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Fundamentals of Membrane Bioreactors Part 2: MBR Process Design and Operation

Building on the fundamentals provided in Part I, the second webcast will present methodology and considerations for completing an MBR process design.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Fundamentals of Membrane Bioreactors Part 3: Equipment Procurement, Facility Design and Equipment Operation

The final webcast will present considerations for facility design and construction of MBRs including system configuration and layout, equipment and materials.
Fundamental Courses
Member $96.00
Non-Member $120.00

Fundamentals of Preliminary Treatment

This fundamental course gives an overview of the components of the preliminary treatment process at a typical wastewater treatment plant.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Getting off on the Right Foot: Optimizing Preliminary Treatment

This webcast will begin with a general overview of preliminary treatment and headworks, including the types of processes and equipment (screening, grit removal).
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Getting to the Bottom of Green Infrastructure Cost

In this webcast, practitioners will explore some of the trends, case studies, and factors affecting capital and operating costs of stormwater management programs, and strategies to pay for these programs.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Great Utility Operation Isn't a Mission Impossible

Leading successful utility operations has never been more of a challenge. Yet the management principles needed to lead in these trying times are no different than they have ever been.
utility management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Green Infrastructure Implementation

This webcast will provide participants with a synopsis of the recently released Green Infrastructure Implementation publication.
Job Skills Courses
Member $179.00
Non-Member $199.00

Handling Difficult Employee Behavior

This course is designed for adult learners with some management experience.
management
Job Skills Courses
Member $323.00
Non-Member $359.00

HealthMax Software Project Management Simulation

This simulation is designed for adult learners with some project management experience.
project management
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

How to Coach

This course is designed for adult learners and/or managers in any industry.
management
Archived Webcasts
Member N/A
Non-Member $40.00

How to Win with RINs

The Renewable Fuel Standard, promulgated by Congress and administered by EPA, has created a relatively new and lucrative pathway for Water Resource Recovery Facilities to generate revenue from biogas.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

How We “See” Pathogens: Using Better Indicators to Detect Pathogen Presence

There is a compelling need to identify a suite of indicators that can be used to predict the presence of pathogenic microorganisms in biosolids.
residuals & biosolids pathogens
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Hydraulics for Operators

Operators use the principles of hydraulics every day in managing and controlling the various processes within a treatment plant. An operator may not realize that he or she is applying these principles, yet has a thorough understanding of them.
wastewater treatment
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Innovative Disinfection Approaches: Status and Future Development

The implementation of innovative disinfection approaches and/or optimization of traditional processes offers new opportunities for more protective and cost effective disinfection processes.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Integrated Planning: A Solution for Your Utility?

Since publication of the EPA framework, the demands of environmental and human health related regulations have become even more prominent.
Job Skills Courses
Member $80.00
Non-Member $89.00

Integrating Agile and Waterfall Practices

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of Agile practices.
project management
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE): The Leading Edge of Though Leadership, Technology, Maintenance and Public Outreach

Interactive Knowledge Exchange (IKE) premiered at WEFTEC2015 using video to highlight the best of the water industry.
maintenance technology public outreach leadership
Job Skills Courses
Member $224.00
Non-Member $249.00

Introduction to Agile

This course is designed for adult learners with some understanding of general project management practices.
project management
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Introduction to Leadership

This course is designed for adult learners who find a need for professional leadership skills.
leadership
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Introduction to the 2017 Method Update Rule

This webcast will introduce certified laboratory personnel to the changes found in the 2017 MUR.
Archived Webcasts
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Non-Member $40.00

Laboratory Tools for Continuous Improvement

In this webcast, speakers will address topics beneficial to all laboratories regardless of size or accreditation status, covering the basic concepts of statistical process control, internal audits, root cause analysis, and corrective action.
laboratory practices
Job Skills Courses
Member $71.00
Non-Member $79.00

Leaders and Work-Life Balance

This course is designed for adult learners seeking to improve their work/life balance and/or managers interested in promoting balance in the work place.
leadership


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