We are so excited about the 37th NYRWA Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition coming up in May and are happy to report that all of our booth space has sold out. If you were not able to purchase a booth, please email Cheryl Kearns (firstname.lastname@example.org) your contact information to be place on a waiting list in case of any cancelations. See a complete list of registered vendors below.
Drought Response and Recovery Guide for Water Utilities: Recent droughts have affected operations at a large number of water utilities nationwide. With changing climate and shifting weather patterns, these drought impacts are likely to continue for years to come. The Drought Guide is an innovative interactive too
The Clark County Water Reclamation District, Las Vegas has been hit with a cyber-attack but officials say operations haven't been disrupted and no customer or employee information was hacked. The agency said in a statement Monday that its computer system was attacked late Friday night. Computers were shut down as a precaution but operations at all seven treatment facilities and customer service centers were not affected.
Thirsty for Solutions? There's a new guide in town to help water utilities tackle drought.
On Thursday, March 30, 2016, USEPA released the Optimal Corrosion Control Evaluation Technical Recommendations for States and Public Water Systems. This guide is intended to be used both by primacy and by systems to clarify corrosion control treatment (CCT) requirements and provide information on best practices to enhance compliance with the Lead & Copper Rule (LCR).
The Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water provided the following statement:
USDA Rural Development Lowers Interest Rates
Washington D.C. (March 30, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new, low rates for their Rural Utility Services loan programs.
The following rates will be effective on April 1: