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2013 NRWA H2O-XPO to be held September 30th to October 3rd

  • Wed, 10/02/2013 - 6:00pm
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Join the staff of NYRWA as we attend the 2013 NRWA H2O-XPO in Louisville, KY. Also in attendance will be the winner of the annual “Meredith H. Thompson Training Award”, Jeff Swartz, Village of Canajoharie. XPO offers over 30 acres of heavy equipment displays and demonstrations, over 100 hours of education and training, over 1,000 indoor exhibits, and over 20,000 attendees from utilities across the nation.

Popular Bathroom Wipes Blamed for Clogs, Backups in Sewers Across US

  • Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:00pm
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 Increasingly popular bathroom wipes — pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable — are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation.
Wastewater authorities say wipes may go down the toilet, but even many labeled flushable aren’t breaking down as they course through the sewer system. That’s costing some municipalities millions of dollars to dispatch crews to unclog pipes and pumps and to replace and upgrade machinery.

US Judge Rules on Possible NNC Plan

  • Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:00pm
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Sept. 23) US judge gives EPA 6 months to decide whether regulations
needed for farmland runoff pollution
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi
River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal
standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution
blamed for the oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico and
problems in other bodies of water.

EPA Fact Sheet Available for Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR)

  • Sun, 09/22/2013 - 6:00pm
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The USEPA has a great deal of regulatory information available on their website www.epa.gov.  Of importance to many Operation Specialists’ currently is the Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR).  EPA has a Fact Sheet available that addresses the revised regulation including timelines, monitoring requirements, and regulatory reporting.  To access an electronic version of the Fact Sheet please go to the following link:

New NYRWA Source Water Protection Program

  • Sun, 09/22/2013 - 6:00pm
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New York Rural Water Association (NYRWA) is pleased to announce the availability of a new program to assist small communities and rural water systems with source water protection. This technical assistance program is a joint project of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA), the National Rural Water Association (NRWA), and NYRWA.

FOR SALE

  • Sun, 09/08/2013 - 6:00pm
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We have a Ghent 3 Door Aluminum Frame Indoor Lockable Enclosed Bulletin Board for sale. Model No. PA33672K.

A TIP FOR SUBMITTING DMR’s

  • Thu, 08/22/2013 - 6:00pm
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To help ensure your DMR reaches the Bureau of Water Compliance in Albany, be sure to include the Zip+4. The 4 digits after the 12233 zip code helps identify the office the DMR package goes to. There will be less of a chance of the package getting “lost”. Send the DMR’s to:

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