Exhibit Space for the 40th Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition is going well, only 30 booths left! Don't wait until they are all sold out, register now!
Booth registration for the NYRWA 40th Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition opens tomorrow, Wednesday, February 20th at 10:00 am (Eastern Time). Registration is through the website only: http://nyruralwater.org/conference We look forward to seeing you all in Verona!
The NYSDEC has informed the Environmental Training Center at Morrisville State College that the newly revised “Activated” exams will be ready for testing on February 22, 2019. Further, if you have taken the current exam in less than 90 days of February 22, 2019, the NYSDEC is also waiving the 90 day waiting period.
Recognition for an Amazing and Selfless Act
Terri Brubaker, clerk/treasurer for the Village of Mayfield, was honored by Senator Tedisco for returning $8000 she found to the widow of a victim of this past fall's limousine tragedy in Schoharie County. Please thank Terri for showing us humanity and integrity still exist. Well done Terri and thank you.
Notice: Training Fee Modification
After a great deal of consideration, the New York Rural Water Association has elected to begin charging a “Non-Member Materials Fee” for all of our training that is not provided free of charge.
It is that time of the year again, time to apply for our scholarship program. As many of you know, each year the NYRWA distributes one-time grants to five students across New York State valued at $500.00 to help defray the cost of tuition, books, or room and board at an accredited institution of higher learning approved by the NYRWA.
A very interesting article regarding the state of the worlds wastewater and sewer systems and the impact of wipes. http://vertassets.blob.core.windows.net/download/6c3cc1f4/6c3cc1f4-5518-4965-8054-53770a9ba32f/ksb_qa_wipes_and_ww_infrastructure.pdf
On January 4th, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York State Department of Health, in consultation with the departments of State and Agriculture and Markets, announced the creation of a statewide program to help municipalities develop and implement protection plans for their drinking water sources. This program, entitled the Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2), will initially involve the state partnering with up to 30 municipalities to update drinking wate