You are here

Who Sees What You Flush? Wastewater Surveillance For Public Health Is On The Rise, But A New Survey Reveals Many U.S. Adults Are Still Unaware

  • 22 November 2022
  • ckearns

By Rochelle H. Holm, University of Louisville

Flush and forget? Not if you have a toilet that flushes to one of over 3,000 sites around the world where researchers are using wastewater to track SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Former NYRWA Circuit Rider Dan Tousley's Obituary

  • 14 November 2022
  • ckearns

We deeply regret to inform you that our former Circuit Rider 3, Dan Tousley has passed away. Dan was a friend to many of us and our members. Please keep Dan's wife Mary Lee and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. If you wish to pay respects in person or online the details are below:
A graveside service for Daniel will be held on Thursday (November 17), 11 AM at Macedon Village Cemetery, Erie St., Macedon, NY 14502.

Why getting PFAS out of our products is so hard — and why it matters

  • 17 October 2022
  • ckearns

Updated on Sep 29, 2022 9:10 AM EDT — Published on Sep 28, 2022 5:01 PM EDT

When it comes to the United States phasing out PFAS, the “forever chemicals” are true to their nickname in more ways than one. It’s not going to be straightforward or swift to eliminate these substances from countless industries, even though they have been potentially linked to myriad health issues.

Congratulations to our very own John O’Connell, on his election as President of the National Rural Water Association!

  • 3 October 2022
  • ckearns

The event was held this week at the NRWA WaterPro Conference in National Harbor, MD.
John has represented NYRWA for 25 years, of which he has served for 24 years as our National Director with NRWA.
Congratulations John!  We look forward to the next two years!