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February 2014

EPA & USDA Conduct First Train-the-Trainer Webinar for Small and Rural Water & Wastewater Systems Professionals

  • 6 February 2014
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On January 14, EPA and the U.S. Department of Agriculture conducted the first of five planned “train-the-trainer” webinars to train small and rural water and wastewater system professionals to assess their system operations and make improvements in priority areas using the agencies’ Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management and Workshop in a Box tools. More than 320 participants from 47 states participated in the webinar.

Military Occupational Specialties and the Water Sector

  • 17 February 2014
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Upcoming FREE webinar from M.O.S. to J-O-B:  A Guide for applying Military Occupational Specialities (MOS) to Civilian Drinking Water and Wastewater Operations.  Learn about EPA’s guide that translates military equivalent work experience to civilian drinking water and wastewater operations.  This presentation will highlight how to use the guide to apply these jobs to water utilities.

Booths for the 35th NYRWA Annual Technical Conference SOLD OUT

  • 21 February 2014
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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.

Webcast on Implementing Green Infrastructure under Enforcement Orders on March 4

  • 27 February 2014
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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.

Community Engineering Corps Website Schedule

  • 28 February 2014
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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

USGS Studies Methane Occurrence in NY Groundwater

  • 28 February 2014
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 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.