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Water Environment Federation (WEF) (Ongoing)

Project History

  • 12/7/2020

    Xinyu Teng and Ryan Moeller met with F&S sustainable water experts to discuss potential projects for the WEF design challenge this coming spring.  

     

     

  • 3/11/2020

    Justin Chen, from the University of Illinois joint student chapter of the Water Enviroment Federation-American Water Works, and the rest of his design team have been hard at work this school year!

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A brief introduction to Water Environment Federation - American Water Works Association (WEF-AWWA) Student Chapter UIUC

We have been involved in organizing events and meetings that orient students towards the water industry. 

Listed below are some of our past activities:

  1. Organizing regular general meetings with water companies based in Champaign and the Greater Chicago Area.
  2. Organized an annual conference 'Diving Into The Water Industry' featuring presenters from different fields within the water industry.
  3. Organizing office visits for students to water companies and also field visits to local water treatment plants.
  4. Involvement with WEF and its divisional organization Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA). Every year, we take part in the WEF student design competition. In 2019, our project 'Flood Mitigation Strategies for Houston, TX' won the category for Environmental Design and was selected for presentation in WEFTEC 2019, the annual conference of WEF.

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