The Home Depot Hosts Water Conservation Workshops Nationwide. On Saturday, April 26, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m, The Home Depot will host free Water Conservation Workshops at all of its 1,977 U.S. stores. This is a nationwide effort to educate and empower residents across the country to improve water efficiency inside and outside the home. The announcement of the workshops is one of several measures the company is taking to assist homeowners where many face water restrictions due to current dry conditions.
The New York State Tap Water Taste Contest (TWTC) is an excellent way to promote awareness of the value of water to the public, your customers. Below is a link to a tentative schedule for the Local TWTC.
If you wish to participate and have questions on bringing your samples, please refer to the contact person in your area.
This is an event where water systems from across the State of New York join together for a friendly competition. Please stay tuned for more information to follow. Brought to you by the Water and Wastewater Education and Outreach Committee (WWEOC).
Just a reminder to all our Voting Members, please plan to join us for the 35th Annual Business Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at the Turning Stone Resort and Conference Center in Verona, NY. For those voting members present, you have an opportunity to enter our drawing to win “The Meredith H. Thompson Training Award” that entitles the winner to join us and attend the National Rural Water Association Annual Technical Expo this October in Seattle, Washington. Looking forward to seeing you there.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 1-2 PM ET
EPA will be hosting its second of four Water and Energy Nexus in Disasters webinars on April 2, 2014. The webinar will feature two speakers from electric utilities and one speaker from a water utility who will share their experiences and recommendations for increasing coordination and communication between the two types of utilities. They will also share their lessons learned from significant storm events that impacted their utilities, including Superstorm Sandy.
The staff here at the NYRWA would like to extend our congratulations to Susan Thew from the Clinton County Health Department who will be retiring on Friday March 14, 2014. Susan has worked for the health department for 26 years. We appreciate her dedicated service to the water systems, as well as her continued support of the NYRWA.
All of us here wish Susan a very happy and healthy retirement. Best Wishes Susan !
NYRWA 35th Annual Technical Conference April 14-17, 2014 Turning Stone Resort/Conference Center, Verona, NY
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.
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.