The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health (DOH) have a new website called Know Your NY Water. It can be accessed at: https://water.ny.gov/doh2/applinks/waterqual/#/home
There is still space available for the classes listed below, don’t miss out on receiving contact hours towards your recertification.
Read an interesting article on Lake George's Jefferson Project and how the data collected can be used to address climate resiliency https://weather.com/forecast-change/news/2019-06-11-lake-shaping-next-stage-climate-resiliency?fbclid=IwAR2URczyXsOnDO9Un5rlo3FHx2er_0DHCn9U8Fi6x1hhlKmb6ODogdOG1Yk
July 2019 is the last month that paper DMR's will be available. After July 31st, DMR's will not be mailed to you or be available for download. If you and/or your facility are not using CDX/NetDMR please contact NYRWA at 518-828-3155 for help in registering for an account.
EPA will once again be conducting inspections of wastewater facilities throughout the State. One of the most reported deficiencies is the lack of Collection System Operation and Maintenance Plans and Sewer Overflow Response Plans (SORP). If you don't have these plans or would like to update/upgrade your plans, we now have editable templates on our website. These templates have been modified to include NYS specific language regarding the Sewage Pollution Right to Know overflow reporting requirements.
No Data Indicator (NODI) Codes, explain the reason(s) why sampling results are not available to be reported on the Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR). Common reasons why data may not be reported, include no discharge from an outfall, or a sampling issue. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has reviewed the current NODI codes and will accept only the NODI codes listed in the table below, on DMRs.
The Draft Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan for the Chemung and Susquehanna River Basins for the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) is available for public comment through June 7, 2019.
Wealth from waste – three ways pollution can be turned into something useful