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.
The Clark County Water Reclamation District, Las Vegas has been hit with a cyber-attack but officials say operations haven't been disrupted and no customer or employee information was hacked. The agency said in a statement Monday that its computer system was attacked late Friday night. Computers were shut down as a precaution but operations at all seven treatment facilities and customer service centers were not affected.
Drought Response and Recovery Guide for Water Utilities: Recent droughts have affected operations at a large number of water utilities nationwide. With changing climate and shifting weather patterns, these drought impacts are likely to continue for years to come. The Drought Guide is an innovative interactive too
We are so excited about the 37th NYRWA Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition coming up in May and are happy to report that all of our booth space has sold out. If you were not able to purchase a booth, please email Cheryl Kearns (firstname.lastname@example.org) your contact information to be place on a waiting list in case of any cancelations. See a complete list of registered vendors below.
Hydra-stop invites you to join them for a free education webinar – titled - Distribution Maintenance & Repair Techniques to Avoid System Shutdown, on March 8, 2016, at 2 pm Eastern Time.
Presenter: Steve Roehrig, Director of Sales and Marketing for Hydra-Stop
Line tapping, line stopping, and valve insertion techniques reduce risks and provide a more productive method of maintaining and repairing distribution systems without complete system shutdown.