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.
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.
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.
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.
An integrated computer modeling system for water resource management
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.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule to create a consistent national framework ensuring the safe and effective deployment of carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies.
CCS technologies allow carbon dioxide to be captured at stationary sources – like coal-fired power plants and large industrial operations – and injected underground for long-term storage in a process called geologic sequestration.