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Congress Ends With Water Bills

  • Mon, 12/12/2016 - 9:54am
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Congress Ends With Water Bills: In the final hours of this Congressional session, the Senate passed the ‘‘Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act’’ -- the ‘‘WIIN Act.’’  The nearly $12 billion measure authorizes 30 new Army Corps of Engineers infrastructure projects around the country and now heads to the President’s desk.  The final House-Senate Conference agreement does include new public notice requirements for exceedances of the lead action level and for d

New Feature with Past Training Presentations

  • Fri, 12/09/2016 - 9:41am
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NY Rural Water Association has added a new feature to our website where you can view training presentations from NY Rural Water and other generous contributors to our training programs.  We greatly appreciate all of our trainers providing these presentations to share with you.  Please follow the link to view these presentations

Here is what we have listed and we will continue to add presentations when available.

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Need Infrastructure Improvements?

  • Tue, 11/29/2016 - 11:20am
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Is your community in need of infrastructure improvements?  You are cordially invited to join representatives from USDA Rural Development as well as state partners from the Rural Water Association, Environmental Facilities Corporation, Department of Health and the Office of Community Renewal at Fulton Montgomery Community College.

EPA Watershed Academy Webinar

  • Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:45pm
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EPA’s Watershed Academy will conduct a webinar entitled, “Understanding Nutrient Issues Affecting Ohio’s Inland Lakes,” on Wednesday, November 30 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (eastern).  The webinar will present information on the evolution of Ohio’s efforts to protect and restore inland lakes from nutrient related impairments through the strategic collection and use of data along with engagement of appropriate watershed stakeholders.

Good Information from Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

  • Mon, 10/31/2016 - 9:28am
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For Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Oct. 23 to 29, Aqua America shared tips on how to minimize exposure to lead in drinking water. The movement intends to educate the public about the importance of detecting lead in drinking water. The company wants customers to be informed about the health risks of lead exposure and understand how they can ensure their drinking water is safe.

Deadline for Water Fluoridation Equipment Grants: Nov 4, 2016

  • Wed, 10/26/2016 - 9:09am
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The deadline for Round 2 of the Drinking Water Fluoridation Fund is approaching fast.  The funding opportunities from the NYS Department of Health support costs related to the construction, installation, repair, replacement, or upgrade of fluoride equipment in drinking water facilities. Both opportunities are now posted on the NYS Grants Gateway.