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  • 2015 PWC FI

      The 2015 Pacific Water Conference

  • Feb 2015 HWEA Community Service - FI

    Second Annual Pacific Water Conference Community Service Event with Hawaii Water Environment Association, American Water Works Association, in Partnership with Livable Hawaii Kai Hui When: Saturday, January 31 from 9am-noon Where: Keawawa Wetland What: Removing shrubs and invasive plants; planting native species. Special thank you to Alyssa “Sunshine” Smith for organizing the event.

  • HWEA 2015 Golf Tournament - FI

      February 2, 2015 Hawaii Prince Golf Course A special thank you to: Merlita Alimagno, Anna Sasaki & Darnelle Chung, the amazing organizers of this year’s Pacific Water Conference Golf Tournament.

  • SJWP 2015 FI

      Bioluminescent Bacteria as a Natural Water Pollution Indicator Iokua Spencer The environment I grew up in consisted of hand-me-downs, food stamps, and low-income housing.  Due to these circumstances, I go to a school for at-risk youth with dedicated teachers who do their best to help us succeed.  I became interested in learning how to … Continue reading SJWP Hawaii State Winner – Iokua Spencer

  • Welcome to the Updated Website!

    May 20, 2015 at 10:19 am

    To the Members and Friends of the Hawaii Water Environment Association: I am so happy to be able to introduce our new website! It has been a long road of planning, surveys, reviews, meetings, iterations of changes and emails, and we finally have a great product to show for it. In a world where technology … Continue reading Welcome to the Updated Website!

  • Oahu Reuse FI

    Brief Water Education

    May 14, 2015 at 1:01 am

    Water Reuse in Hawaii Fresh water is our most precious natural resource. More than anything else, our natural supply of fresh water makes Hawai‘i the special place that it is. With the growth of our island state, we are pushing the limits of our available natural supply. That’s why water conservation must become part of … Continue reading Brief Water Education

  • 2015 Service FI

    2015 Conference Community Service Event

    May 10, 2015 at 10:17 am

      Second Annual Pacific Water Conference Community Service Event with Hawaii Water Environment Association, American Water Works Association, in Partnership with Livable Hawaii Kai Hui When: Saturday, January 31 from 9am-noon Where: Keawawa Wetland What: Removing shrubs and invasive plants; planting native species. Over 25 HWEA members, friends and family gathered to volunteer at the … Continue reading 2015 Conference Community Service Event

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    2015 Young Professionals Summit

    March 26, 2015 at 10:20 am

    As this year’s Young Professional (YP) Committee Chair for the Hawaii Water Environment Association (HWEA) and AWWA Hawaii Section, HWEA sponsored me to attend this year’s YP Summit in Austin, Texas. This year’s summit preceded the Utility Management Conference, and it brought together young professionals from around the country from both the public and private … Continue reading 2015 Young Professionals Summit

  • Nutrient article FI

    Turning a Pollutant into a Resource

    February 10, 2015 at 9:37 am

    An overview of nutrient removal and recovery at WRRFs By Barry Liner, Ph.D., P.E., is director of the Water Science & Engineering Center at the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Water Science & Engineering Center. Sam Jeyanayagam, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, is chair of the WEF Nutrient Roadmap publication task force. Photo: Nutrient removal is an essential … Continue reading Turning a Pollutant into a Resource

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    From Problem to Profit

    February 10, 2015 at 3:44 am

    A Fort Worth water resource recovery facility turns industrial waste challenges into energy opportunities By Kristina Twigg and Peter V. Cavagnaro. Kristina Twigg is the Associate Editor, World Water: Stormwater Management at the Water Environment Federation (Alexandria, Virginia.). Peter V. Cavagnaro is a project development consultant at Johnson Controls Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). The Village Creek … Continue reading From Problem to Profit