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EPA Watershed Academy Webinar

  • 9 November 2016
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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

  • 31 October 2016
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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

  • 26 October 2016
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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.

Free Preparedness Resources for Water Utilities

  • 25 October 2016
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Webinar:  Free Preparedness Resources for Water Utilities

Sponsored by U.S. EPA on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Water and Wastewater Utilities:

Learn about new resources that can support your utility in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from all types of emergencies during our November 9th webinar from 1-2 pm Eastern Time.

Training contact hours are available for water and wastewater operators in some states.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

  • 24 October 2016
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Once again, this year, EPA will be recognizing National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (October 23-29, 2016). The Week’s theme, "Lead-Free Kids for a Healthy Future," highlights ways parents can reduce a child's exposure to lead and prevent its serious health effects. Historically, the Week’s primary focus has been on lead-based paint, but this year, there will be expanded messaging that encourages the public to “Learn about Drinking Water”.

EPA Requests Wastewater Utilities to Complete Questionnaire

  • 24 October 2016
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 EPA’s National Study of Nutrient Removal & Secondary Technologies is designed to establish a nationwide baseline for nutrient removal at publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) and to characterize low-cost options such as operation and management practices that result in improved nutrient control.  EPA recently published a Federal Register notice (