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WWEMA Names New Board Members for 2019

At our 110th Annual Meeting, held on November 7-9, in Manalapan (West Palm Beach), Florida, WWEMA elected new officers and directors. The 2019 WWEMA Executive Committee comprises: Chairman John Dyson, Product Channel Manager-AquaPrime, Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc. (Loves Park, IL) Chairman-Elect Michael Dimitriou, President, WRT LLC (Arvada, CO) Vice-Chairman John Collins, Chief Executive Officer, JCM Industries, Inc. [...]

Deb LaVelle Named Morriss Member Achievement Award Winner

WWEMA Chairman Thacher Worthen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Schreiber LLC named Deb LaVelle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Aquarius Technologies (Saukville, WI), as the recipient of the 2018 James C. Morriss Member Achievement Award at WWEMA’s 110th Annual Meeting on November 7-9, in Manalapan (West Palm Beach), Florida. The James C. Morriss Member Achievement Award [...]

WWEMA Hires New Program Manager

Please join us in welcoming Tina M. Wojnar to the WWEMA staff. Tina joined us on October 15th of 2018 and serves as WWEMA’s Program Manager-Policy & Member Services. For approximately a dozen years prior to joining WWEMA, Tina served as an EPA contractor, supporting their drinking water and wastewater programs. She also has experience assisting [...]

EPA Plans Peak Flows Management Rule Roundtable – September 13, 2018

WWEMA has been invited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to participate in an invitation-only meeting of experts on September 13, 2018 to discuss a new rulemaking to look at issues associated with managing peak flows during wet weather events at Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTWs) with separate sanitary sewer systems. Before proposing any changes [...]

Stainless Steel Short-Term Waiver Extended by EPA

On August 24, 2018 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the Final Extension of the Short-Term National Product Waiver for Stainless Steel Nuts and Bolts Used in Pipe Couplings, Restraints, Joints, Flanges and Saddles. With this third and final extension, the waiver will retroactively cover nuts and bolts purchased since February 18, 2018 when the [...]

President Trump to Scrap NAFTA

President Trump announced on August 27, 2018 that the U.S. had reached a trade agreement with Mexico, after talking with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and was proceeding with plans to scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Mexico's president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, was also briefed on the "United States-Mexico Trade Agreement." Attention has [...]

Register Today and Book Your Room for WWEMA’s 110th Annual Meeting

The WWEMA 110th Annual Meeting will be held November 7-9, 2018, at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, in Manalapan, Florida. The theme this year is Navigating Disruptive Change: Finding a Pathway to Success. We operate today in a very disruptive environment where change is happening at unprecedented speed. Customers are demanding faster and more [...]

ConsensusDocs Calls for Members for P3 and Master Subcontract Working Groups

The ConsensusDocs Coalition is a group of 40 leading design and construction industry associations who have come together to develop ConsensusDocs, standardized contract documents written by and for the design and construction industry.  ConsensusDocs saves you time and money by incorporating best practices and fair risk allocation into contracts. WWEMA is a member of the Coalition [...]