New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is providing two training programs this fall for New York Wastewater and Collection System Operators. The first, Polymers and Sludge Conditioning is approved for 6 contact hours and the second, Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems is approved for 15 contact hours. Both programs can be used toward renewal of wastewater treatment plant operator and collection system operator certificates. Register for the training at NEIWPCC's website:
The New York State Department of Health is releasing two funding opportunities to support community water fluoridation. These grants will support counties, cities, towns, or villages (municipalities) for costs relate
In this week’s news briefs, people are divided over an EPA guideline that would increase the radioactive contamination levels allowed in drinking water for a temporary period following a disaster, and Massachusetts utilities are forced to tap into emergency water resources to deal with drought.
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