On March 5, 2014, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) released updated Design Standards for Intermediate Sized Wastewater Treatment Systems. These are available at: http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/95768.html. The design standards are applicable for municipal, private, commercial and institutional SPDES wastewater permits.
Community Needs Survey Reminder: Input Still Needed from Local Governments
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recently published the findings of a survey to better understand the occurrence of methane in groundwater across south-central New York. This region is across the border from northeastern Pennsylvania where extensive shale-gas resource development has occurred. This study, which can be accessed on the web, found that methane in groundwater is common across the region.
Want to learn more about Community Engineering Corps and how you can ake a difference by partnering with communities in the United States? Join the webinar.
Introduction to the Community Engineering Corps – Webinar
Phone Number: 215-383-1020 Access Code: 631-105-713 Audio PIN: Shown after joining training
On March 4, 2014 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST, EPA’s green infrastructure program will host a webcaston implementing green infrastructure under enforcement orders, which will highlight two communities which have successfully integrated green infrastructure into EPA enforcement agreements to meet regulatory requirements, better manage combined sewer overflows and stormwater runoff, and meet other community goals.
The CUPSS Team is pleased to announce the Spring 2014 CUPSS Asset Management Training Series! This interactive training involves live demos, Q&A, and troubleshooting, as well as online self-paced training modules.
Out of sight of most New Yorkers is a sprawling underground labyrinth of about 7,500 miles of sewers, part of the city’s vast and, in many cases, aging subterranean infrastructure. Besides old age, the sewers, which are essential to the health of the city, are under assault from a nemesis above ground: grease.
We are so excited about the 35th NYRWA Annual Technical Conference coming up in April and are happy to report that all of our booth space is sold out. So please make plans to join us at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, NY April 14-17, 2014, and come shop with our vendors, attend great training classes, network with your peers from across the state and win some prizes. Looking forward to seeing you all soon. Be sure to register for this event.