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State Releases Q&A and Roadmap on New ELAP Laboratory Regs

By Alec Mackie | Jun 2, 2020

Our coverage of new ELAP regulations is sponsored by LabWork From the State Water Board Top 5 Questions People are …

State Water Board Adopts New ELAP Regulations Impacting Wastewater Labs

By Alec Mackie | May 9, 2020

Our coverage of new ELAP regulations is sponsored by LabWork State Water Board press release… All accredited labs will be …

Chino-based Environmental Lab Fined $90,000 for False Reports

By Stephen Yang | Apr 28, 2020

A Chino environmental testing laboratory has been fined $90,000 and denied renewal accreditation by the State Water Resources Control Board’s …

State Water Board Schedules ELAP Vote for May 5th

By Alec Mackie | Apr 16, 2020

The State Water Resources Control Board will vote on adoption of the proposed Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program regulations at the May 5, 2020 …

State Water Board Launches ELAP COVID-19 Website

By Alec Mackie | Mar 27, 2020

  Updates 4/16/20 New! Guidance on how to respond to a positive coronavirus case in the laboratory Updated! Schedules for …

State Water Board Postpones Final ELAP Meeting

By Alec Mackie | Mar 14, 2020

View our full coverage of new ELAP regulations. 03/17/20 update from the SWRCB…. The COVID-19 emergency has resulted in the …

WEF Names Dr. Andrew Sanderson as Chief Medical Officer to Protect Health and Safety of Wastewater Workforce

By Stephen Yang | Jul 1, 2020

Collaboration between WEF and Xylem aims to ensure consistent guidance for water operators. To ensure protection of the health and …

WEF Utility Management Conference Opens Call for Proposals

By Stephen Yang | Jun 22, 2020

WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2021 #UMC21 Call for Abstracts Close Friday, June 26 The planning committee is now accepting abstracts, …

CWEA Renewal Notices – Now Via Email

By CWEA | Jun 17, 2020

Member Alert: CWEA Membership renewal notices are now being emailed. In an effort to reduce paper we are now switching …

Statement From the WEF Board of Trustees

By CWEA | Jun 16, 2020

At the Water Environment Federation (WEF), our vision is to create a community of empowered professionals creating a healthy global …

Let’s Ask What We Can Do, and Let’s Get It Done

By CWEA | Jun 16, 2020

As water environment professionals, our mission is protecting and saving lives and operating systems that make our communities cleaner, healthier …

New California WEF Life Members

By CWEA | May 19, 2020

Congratulaitons to: Thomas Hall and Joseph Lucia, WEF’s newest California WEF Life Members. Individuals who have been a member of …

Collections System Professional Profile: Robert Gerena

By CWEA | Nov 18, 2019

Robert Gerena, Utilities O&M Supervisor, City of Hayward  How did you get your first job in the wastewater sector?  After getting out …

Veterans in Water: Chris Lehman Supervisor City of San Luis Obispo WRRF

By CWEA | Nov 7, 2019

Chris Lehman Supervisor City of San Luis Obispo WRRF 6 years US Navy, Radar Electrician What is your role? Water …

Veterans in Water: Kody Tompkins, City of Barstow

By CWEA | Nov 7, 2019

Kody Tompkins, Chief Plant Operator Army/Served 9 years What is your role? I’m the Chief Plant Treatment Plant Operator for …

EPA Announces New Water Workforce Initiative

By Alec Mackie | Nov 3, 2019

Coverage of water workforce topics supported by waterTALENT At WEFTEC 2019 in Chicago, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Deputy Assistant Administrator for …

Third Annual CA Water Week Elevates Water Professionals, Highlights Water Jobs

By Megan Barillo | Oct 16, 2019

Water professionals from all over California were once again recognized for the significant impact they are making in our water …

Veterans in Water: Clint Lorimer, Distribution Operator III

By Megan Barillo | Oct 1, 2019

Clint Lorimer, Distribution Operator III Carmichael Water District Army Veteran (3 years) What is your role? I am currently a …