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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!

Floodwaters drain in Mississippi as Pearl River crests just below major flood stage; National Guard to distribute water

  • 2 September 2022
  • ckearns

N'dea Yancey-Bragg, John Bacon and Ross Reily, USA TODAY - Wednesday

JACKSON, Miss. – The streets of Jackson will begin to drain Monday after days of heavy rain caused the Pearl River to crest just below the major flood stage.

Important information regarding ELAP certification for WET testing

  • 29 August 2022
  • ckearns

Starting January 1, 2023, ELAP certification will be required for all labs performing acute and chronic WET testing. NYSDEC and NYSDOH have granted a one year grace period for labs to become certified for these tests. It is IMPORTANT that you get written confirmation that the lab you have chosen is either already ELAP certified for WET testing or has started the certification process.