New York State is now offering an electronic notification system to keep our residents advised of significant issues across the state. Officially it is known as the New York State All-Hazards Alert and Notification web based portal.
Wildfires scorch soils and create ash and debris that can clog rivers and reservoirs, increasing the cost of water treatment for years to come.
EPA’s new NDPES Electronic Reporting Regulation was approved by the White House Office (OMB) on July 1, 2013, clearing the way for EPA to officially propose it sometime this month. The final rule is expected in June 2014. The rule will require information from NPDES permits be submitted electronically in order to ensure that the agency has easy access to timely and accurate facility-specific information. Start the conversation with your elected officials now about
NY WARN provides its member utilities with emergency planning, response and recovery before, during or afteran emergency.
Recreational Water Quality Criteria May Be Flawed:
This article shows that unless the water quality indicator species is fully identified, bathing beach illnesses will still persist. It begs the question then, why look at enterococci only?
As one of the Circuit Riders for New York Rural Water Association, of late I have been asked by several systems for assistance in finding out ways to calculate what a reasonable water rate for their system would be.
Drinking Water Technical Advisor
Job Description with NY Rural Water Association
This is a full time position (40 hours per week/2080 hrs year) with a competitive salary, benefits and flexible schedule. Applicant must have 5 years experience operating, maintaining, or managing a water system; the ability to communicate effectively with operators, decision makers, and regulatory agencies; and the ability to identify, locate, troubleshoot and explain problems to water system personnel and decision makers.