The new year brings exciting new changes for the NEWEA Annual Conference and to the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel.
Written by: Daniel Bisson, Meeting Mgmt. Director
Read what the NEWEA Young Professional's Committee has been up to and what's coming next.
Written by: Eian Lynch, Young Professionals Committee Chair
Many utilities are trying to organize their asset management program; however, some utilities are puzzled on how to start the program. Where do we start? What does a utility want to record and track? Is a computerized maintenance system needed? What about GIS for the Collection System? How do we budget money for asset management? These are just some of the questions that arise when talking about Asset Management.
Written by: Joseph LaPlante, Asset Management Committee Member
Social media is changing the world; this is not hyperbole. If you doubt this, just ask the Iranian government about Twitter or the Boston Globe about eBay and Craigslist. As the tools and technologies that facilitate communicating, sharing, and coordinating become increasingly boring and (by and large) free, they are empowering groups to organize themselves and challenging the value propositions of long standing institutions. And if you think this doesn’t or won’t affect you as a municipality, private operations company, equipment supplier, trade organization, engineering firm, software developer, or government regulator you are wrong.
Written by: Jon DiPietro, Consultant
A review of the 2009 Congressional Breakfast held this past March.
Written by: Adam Yanulis, Gov't Affairs Committee Chair
The NEWEA Water For People Committee raises money for its adopted country, Malawi.
Written by: David VanHoven, WFP Committee Chair
An overview of upcoming events and the launch of NEWEA's new website.
Written by: Erin Mosley, NEWEA President '09
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