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Military Occupational Specialties and the Water Sector

  • Mon, 02/17/2014 - 6:00pm
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Upcoming FREE webinar from M.O.S. to J-O-B:  A Guide for applying Military Occupational Specialities (MOS) to Civilian Drinking Water and Wastewater Operations.  Learn about EPA’s guide that translates military equivalent work experience to civilian drinking water and wastewater operations.  This presentation will highlight how to use the guide to apply these jobs to water utilities.

EPA & USDA Conduct First Train-the-Trainer Webinar for Small and Rural Water & Wastewater Systems Professionals

  • Thu, 02/06/2014 - 6:00pm
  • networx

On January 14, EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted the first of five planned “train-the-trainer” webinars to train small and rural water and wastewater system professionals to assess their system operations and make improvements in priority areas using the agencies’ Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management and Workshop in a Box tools. More than 320 participants from 47 states participated in the webinar.

The Jefferson Project at Lake George

  • Thu, 11/14/2013 - 6:00pm
  • networx

Work is underway on a high-tech scientific monitoring system that’s designed to protect Lake George’s long-term water quality.  This summer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, IBM and The Fund for Lake George unveiled plans for a three-year, multimillion-dollar effort to counteract forces that threaten the lake, such as road salt, stormwater runoff and invasive species.

National Take Back Day

  • Thu, 10/10/2013 - 6:00pm
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Are you aware that on October 26, 2013, all citizens can drop off their unused or expired medications to specific sites to help keep our environment safe.  We strongly encourage you not to flush old medication and take advantage of this national program.  Through the efforts of the United States Department of Justice/Drug Enforcement Administration/Office of Diversion Control – you can go to the following website and type in your zip code to find local facilities that will be participating in this national event to take back your unused or expired medication and save our environment.  Pleas

ISSUES ACCESSING THE OVERFLOW REPORT FORM

  • Tue, 07/23/2013 - 6:00pm
  • networx
There have been reports of issues accessing the updated Overflow Report Form. The issue appears to involve ADOBE 11, web browsers other than Internet Explorer, and mobile phone access to the form. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is working on the problems, but in the meantime, here are some ideas to avoid those problems should you need to report an overflow before they are corrected.
1. Don’t download ADOBE 11. Continue using ADOBE 10 until the problem is fixed.

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