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      All CWEA members are invited to vote on the incoming officers for the board of directors online. This is your chance to have a say in CWEA leadership and meet the nominees! CWEA 2022-2023 BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINEES:President-Elect, South:                        Chuck GreelyVice President, South:        ...

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        Join the water reuse and enhanced source control track at the 2022 P3S Conference in Long Beach. Thursday’s session is moderated by Joshua Balentine, Brown & Caldwell, and features Kristel Baumgardner-Kranz, Carollo Engineers and Kevin Hardy, NWRI. Learn more > What’s driving the need for enhanced source control research and regulations? AB 574 requires the...

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          WEF’s Waterborne Infectious Disease Outbreak Control subcommittee of the Disinfection and Public Health Committee moved quickly to respond to questions, concern, and conversation primarily from utility employees about monkeypox. In this 3-page fact sheet and poster, WEF experts break down the known details surrounding monkeypox and wastewater workers safety. WEF Member Access to Factsheet

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            There are hundreds of interesting stories of how wastewater professionals made their way into the industry, especially for women who have entered a field historically dominated by men. Plant Operator II, Tyrese Powell-Slotterbeck’s journey began with a family connection. “My father Gary is a Grade 5 wastewater operator, and it was his vision to get...

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              Take a little bit of her family’s service business, combine it with a passion for public works, a bachelors degree from UCLA, an MBA from Golden State University, and an unending appetite for change and communication, and you’ll have Lisa Malek-Zadeh, general manager of West County Wastewater District in Richmond. “I don’t see myself as...

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                If you had told Madeline Kelsch just six years ago that her future would include working as a civil engineer in Los Angeles on a project that would rejuvenate the recycled water infrastructure throughout the city, she wouldn’t have believed it. Although open to new experiences, at the time, Kelsch was taking environmental science classes...

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                  A history-making Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners is diligently building a sustainable future for one of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas. The City of Los Angeles set a milestone in 2020 with the appointment of its fifth female commissioner, making it the only all-female Board in the city and the first-ever for...

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                    With no prior experience, Jennifer Rojas’ entry into the wastewater industry may have seemed a little unconventional. Today, after more than 10 years in her chosen field, she looks back on how adapting the managerial kills she already possessed and being surrounded by her knowledgeable team helped Rojas build a solid career. “I had just...

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                      When Joone Kim-Lopez escaped South Korea under the threat of an invasion by North Korea, she was eight years old and didn’t speak English. Although she was happy to be in a country where women have more freedom and rights, she still felt isolated. With a great deal of effort, Kim-Lopez transformed that isolation into...

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                        Updated: June 22 Brother and Sister John Benedict and Pauline Victoria were chosen by the national judging panel to represent the USA at the international Stockholm Junior Water Prize in Stockholm in August, 2022, for their project, “Conservation of Irrigation Water Through a Novel AI Drought Assessment (AIDA) Model in Field Grown Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)...