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    New York State’s Tap Water Taste Contest (TWTC)
    The New York State Tap Water Taste Contest (TWTC) is an excellent way to promote awareness of the...
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    EPA Releases Guide to Help Water Utilities Adopt Sustainable Practices
     On April 3, EPA released a guide for water utilities on sustainable and effective practices. Dev...
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    Concrete-Dissolving Bacteria are Destroying Our Nation’s Sewers
    Underground in places nobody likes to look, bacteria are doing terrible things to our s...
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    New York to Introduce “First Responder” License Plates
    The new plates are designed to make it easier to recognize emergency response vehicles during sto...
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    EPA’s Waters of US/Wetlands Rule
    On March 25, 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Army Corps of Engineer...
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    Policy Alert – Buy American Provisions for SRFs
    On March 20, 2014, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a guidance document to  ...
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    Lake Ontario Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative
    NYS DEC has develope...
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    DEC Schedules Webinars on Streamlined Process for Environmental Assessment Forms
    A series of webinars to instruct government agencies and the public on how to use the...
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    Farewell Friend Announcing the retirement of the Town of Liberty’s Working Supervisor of W...
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    NYRWA 35th Annual Business Meeting
    Just a reminder to all our Voting Members, please plan to join us for the 35th Annual Business Me...
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    Upcoming Training

    Date: April 14-17, 2014
    Topic: 35th Annual Tech Conference

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    Mobile Dredging and Pumping Co.
    PCS Pump and Process
    Sandy Creek W.D. 1 & 2, Town of
    Sunrise Communities LLC




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    New York Rural Water Association drinking water(NYRWA)

    is a not-for-profit organization organized in 1979 with the goal of promoting the development, improvement, and sound operation of rural drinking water and wastewater systems throughout New York State. Consistent with our desire to protect the integrity of rural water resources, New York Rural Water Association recently expanded its scope to offer training, technical, and administrative assistance to rural communities and systems in need of capacity development.