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.
NetDMR Webinar Training Available
February 29 is Deadline for Water Fluoridation Grant Applications
The deadline for the New York State Department of Health grants for the Drinking Water Fluoridation Fund is Monday, February 29. This fund is designed to assist public water systems in maintaining and expanding community water fluoridation. Details can be found at: Grants Gateway ID: DOH01-DWFC1-2015/ID: DOH01- DWFC2-2015.
“Today, Entergy reported that the level of radioactive tritium-contaminated water that leaked into groundwater at the Indian Point Nuclear facility last week has increased by 80 percent since the initial report. Last week the company reported alarming levels of radioactivity at three monitoring wells, with one well’s radioactivity increasing nearly 65,000 percent.
The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) today announced that applications are now available for $75 million in water infrastructure grants to assist local governments in advancing their drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects.