The NYS Department of Health has released an important Q&A document concerning the new maximum contaminant levels for Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), and 1,4 Dioxane.
As many of you know, each year the New York Rural Water Association distributes one-time grants to five students across New York State valued at $500.00 each to help defray the cost of tuition, books, or room and board at an accredited institution of higher learning approved by the NYRWA.
A panel of wastewater and public health experts has determined that occupational risk of COVID-19 infection for wastewater workers is low. The panel also found that standard wastewater treatment processes inactivate the virus and additional research should be conducted to further increase understanding of hazards and protections for personnel.
August 4, 2020
Congressmen David Rouzer of North Carolina (NC-07) and Filemón Vela Jr. of Texas (TX-34) introduced the Emergency Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act today.
Tiny, self-assembling traps capture dangerous pollutants, PFAS
Today our water and wastewater field staff will begin answering non-emergency calls. If you need assistance please call our office or contact our field staff directly.
This month we will also return to classroom training. It will be a slow process, and attendance will be limited, so we ask for your patience and understanding. We will continue with a limited number of free webinars to help our membership attain their recertification hours.
More to come soon.
Everyday Hero of COVID-19: Craig Falcone
Everyday Hero: Craig Falcone, Waterford Wastewater Treatment supervisor
Pete Dougherty May 9, 2020
Updated: May 9, 2020 9:19 a.m.