2016 New York State’s Tap Water Taste Contest Events Schedule
Do you think your water taste best? Are you interested in getting in on the competition? If so, it’s not too late read below for local contests:
4/22/16 Montgomery County – Alpin Haus Indoor Farmers Market, 1863 Rt 5S, Amsterdam, NY from 10 am – 12 noon
4/25-4/28/16 Nassau County – SUNY Farmingdale, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, NY from 9:15 a.m. – 1:45 pm
4/25-3/28/16 Suffolk County – SUNY Farmingdale, 2350 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale, NY from 9:15 a.m. – 1:45 pm
New York State Sewage Pollution Right to Know Grant Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The NYRWA room block at the Crowne Plaza for our 37th Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition is full. We ask that anyone making room reservations for the conference, please contact the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort at 518-523-1025 and mention the NYRWA block to receive our rates. This location is directly across from the Olympic Center where all classroom training will take place and our exhibit hall is located. If you have any problems, please ask for Brandon Montag, Director of Sales at the Golden Arrow. Thank you for your cooperation.
USDA Rural Development Lowers Interest Rates
Washington D.C. (March 30, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new, low rates for their Rural Utility Services loan programs.
The following rates will be effective on April 1:
On Thursday, March 30, 2016, USEPA released the Optimal Corrosion Control Evaluation Technical Recommendations for States and Public Water Systems. This guide is intended to be used both by primacy and by systems to clarify corrosion control treatment (CCT) requirements and provide information on best practices to enhance compliance with the Lead & Copper Rule (LCR).
The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water provided the following statement:
Thirsty for Solutions? There's a new guide in town to help water utilities tackle drought.