Philly to spotlight 10th WEF industrial wastes event

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), in cooperation with the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will hold the 10th annual Industrial Wastes Technical and Regulatory conference, Aug. 22-25 at the Adam's Mark Philadelphia hotel.

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2004 -- The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA), in cooperation with the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF), the Pennsylvania Water Environment Association and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will hold the 10th annual Industrial Wastes Technical and Regulatory conference, Aug. 22-25 at the Adam's Mark Philadelphia hotel.

A series of presentations and discussions will focus on key regulatory, technical, research and management topics, including: petroleum refining, chemical, automotive, electronics, metal finishing, pharmaceuticals, food processing and textiles.

"The Industrial Wastes conference offers industrial and manufacturing executives and technical professionals an opportunity to leverage the water quality community's depth and breadth of knowledge and experiences," said Al DeCarvalho, WEF managing director of external relations and public education.

Those encouraged to attend include: industrial wastewater treatment personnel (managers, engineers, scientists, plant personnel), industry environmental consultants, military and refinery treatment personnel, equipment manufacturers, municipal treatment plant personnel and pretreatment coordinators, national, regional, state and local regulators, environmental, health and safety personnel, professors and students from engineering and environmental science programs at universities and colleges, and laboratory personnel doing sampling and analysis for industries.

For more information and to register, visit www.wef.org.

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