There have been some questions recently regarding the annual EPA biosolids reporting. Last year you should have received a post card that looked like this:
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $65 million initiative to aggressively combat harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Upstate New York. Twelve priority lakes that are vulnerable to HABs and are critical sources of drinking water and vital tourism drivers were chosen as priority waterbodies because they represent a wide range of conditions and vulnerabilities and the lessons learned will be applied to other impacted waterbodies moving forward.
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A state panel charged with determining the maximum legal amount of PFOA and other contaminants in drinking water heard from experts Wednesday on issues like laboratory methods and water treatment costs, intended to help its 12 members make recommendations.
NYRWA has a new phone system with new extension numbers. When calling the office please listen carefully to the greeting for the correct extension number of the person you would like to reach. Below is a list for your reference.
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The New York Rural Water Association will be closed Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Board and Staff wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving!
· Minnesota water agency finds 73 percent of nitrate pollution in Minnesota River basin comes from agricultural land, 9 percent from municipal wastewater treatment systems, 2 percent from septic systems, and 1 percent from urban runoff.
Both the House and Senate tax reform proposals repeal advance refunding bonds after 2017. Public water and sewer utilities issued about $45 billion in advance refunding bonds from 2012 to 2016. According to some bond writers’ groups, if advance refunding bonds are repealed, “municipal bond issuers would be challenged to manage interest rate risks and the cost of borrowing for state and local governments would skyrocket,” and would “likely drive many issuers into the swaps and derivatives mar
On Wednesday, the State of New Jersey announced that it will become the first state in the nation to set "maximum contaminant levels" for public drinking water systems for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) for 14 parts per trillion and perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA) of 13 parts per trillion.
Bursting pipes. Leaks. Public health scares.
America is facing a crisis over its crumbling water infrastructure, and fixing it will be a monumental and expensive task.