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July 2013

Job Announcement

  • 8 July 2013
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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. 

NY Warn

  • 11 July 2013
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NY WARN provides its member utilities with emergency planning, response and recovery beforeduring or afteran emergency.

EPA’s New NDPES Electronic Reporting Regulation

  • 16 July 2013
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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


  • 23 July 2013
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There have been reports of issues accessing the updated Overflow Report Form. The issue appears to involve ADOBE 11, web browsers other than Internet Explorer, and mobile phone access to the form. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation is working on the problems, but in the meantime, here are some ideas to avoid those problems should you need to report an overflow before they are corrected.
1. Don’t download ADOBE 11. Continue using ADOBE 10 until the problem is fixed.