EPA Webinar on Treatment of PFOS and PFAS for Small Drinking Water Systems: This Tuesday, September 27, 2016, U.S. EPA will be hosting a small drinking water systems webinar to discuss water treatment methods for removing perfluorinated chemicals from drinking water.
NYRWA wants to make you all aware of this Press Release sent out on 9/7/16 from Governor Cuomo - please read below:
For Immediate Release: 9/7/2016
GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO
State of New York | Executive Chamber
Andrew M. Cuomo | Governor
The Town of Niskayuna emerged victorious on Friday in an annual statewide competition to have the best tasting public drinking water in the state.
About 200 people at the State Fair in Syracuse sampled and voted on public drinking water from all corners of the state, and Niskayuna narrowly beat out the second place finisher, New York City.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it's fourth annual SepticSmart Week - September 19-23, 2016.
DEC and DOH Demand Reimbursement from EPA for State Costs Incurred during Hoosick Falls Response that are not Paid by Polluters
State Has Already Spent Almost $25 Million with at Least $50 Million in Additional Costs Expected
September is National Preparedness Month and this year the theme is "Don't Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today". USEPA is highlighting several steps that utilities and communities can take during this month to prepare for an emergency that may impact water services.
New York Rural Water Association is actively seeking a Trainer/Technician full time position. Must have a current water certification and multiple years experience at a water treatment plant. Dual certification would be a plus. Must be willing to plan and facilitate one day training sessions and work with operations specialists at their facilities regarding regulatory compliance issues.