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Dr. Oz recently did a segment on his television show called “Flushed Away," focusing on endocrine disruptor compounds. Check out the video here: www.doctoroz.com/videos/flushed-away
In response to this video, WERF has complied past, current, and future research projects to finding answers to the many complex questions concerning this very issue. Check out WERF's article.
Have you seen this article? CNN reported on the recent report released by U.N. on polluted water and the solutions needed for the immediate future.
Check it out! http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/03/22/united.nations.water.report/index.html?hpt=C1
NEWEA Member Meg Tabacsko has been announced as a recipient of the first annual Water Champion award!
The Water Champion awards recognize superior levels of relevance, educational effort, support, and innovation in the promotion of water quality via involvement in World Water Monitoring Day.
The NEWEA Gov’t Affairs Committee met with Senator Jeanne Shaheen, (D) NH, Congressman Jim McGovern, (D) MA 3Rd Dist., Michelle Beal, City Manager, Ellsworth Maine and Curt Spalding, EPA Region 1 Administrator at the NEWEA Congressional Breakfast in Washington, DC on Tuesday, March 16th.
Fact: The U.S water and sewer infrastructures are aging, some are more than 100 years old. The cost to modernize will be costly but necessary. Check out this great article written by Charles Duhigg of the New York Times "Saving U.S. Water and Sewer Systems Would Be Costly".
Energy efficiency - it’s not just a catch phrase. It is something we can all take part in to ease the burden on the power grid and to our rate payers.
Written by: Dallas Schwartz, Sustainability Committee
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
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