Collection Systems Committee

The Collection Systems Committee has three main goals, we:

  1. Share industry information
  2. Educate members/stakeholders on issues related to collection systems
  3. Research issues relating to wastewater collection systems

The Collection Systems Committee organizes and promotes programs for stimulating participation activities related to collection systems. The Committee provides a forum for the exchange of information on issues relating to collection systems operations, design, construction and management.

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Contact Info

Kara Rozycki, Chair
Phone: 617-452-6621

Tom Loto, Vice Chair
Phone: 860-263-5862



What does the Collection Systems Committee do?

  • Plan and host a Specialty Conference – every 2 years.
  • Identify key issues in our industry that warrant special attention and develop solutions. For example, review and revision of MADEP I/I guidelines
  • Plan and host technical sessions at the Annual Conference
  • Plan and host technical sessions at other NEWEA conferences/meetings.
  • Discuss and share knowledge about operating and maintaining collection systems

How often do we meet?

  • Twice in person – including at the Annual Conference
  • By conference call (approximately bi-monthly)
  • Subcommittees typically meet regularly, depending on the urgency of the goal

Why should you join us?

  • Learn and share collection systems knowledge from peers and experts in the industry
  • Stay up to date with trends and technology in our industry
  • Network with peers from all parts of the industry
  • Have fun!

See what we’ve accomplished.

  • Worked with MADEP to review 1993 I/I guidelines and provide recommendations for revisions
  • Worked with NEIWPCC on reviewing and updating Chapter 2 of the TR-16 Guides for the Deisgn of Wastewater Treatment Works
  • Specialty Conference (Every two years) with over 120 attendees on average
  • White Paper on FOG and Private Inflow