Author Archive | jordangosselin

Announcing the NEWEA Student Design Competition for 2019

The NEWEA Student Activities Committee (SAC) is happy to announce the Student Design Competition (SDC) for 2019. The SAC is hoping to increase participation of students and to get utilities, consulting firms, and municipalities involved too! If you are a Facility/Utility/ Consultant/Consulting Firm, here is how to get involved: Facility/Utility/Consultant/Consulting Firm Sponsorship:  Competition can be […]

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Do You Have a Safety Goal? Part 3

By David Wright Continued from part two of this series. In October/November of each year, OSHA publishes the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards. Here are the Top 10 for 2017: Fall Protection – General Requirements Hazard Communication Scaffolding Respiratory Protection Lockout/Tagout Ladders Powered Industrial Trucks Machine Guarding Fall Protection – Training Requirements Electrical – […]

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Green Steps – Climate Resiliency in Water Resource Planning

Jake Cantor – Hazen and Sawyer NEWEA Sustainability Committee Contributor A changing climate presents challenges for utilities to provide clean drinking water, treat wastewater and mitigate stormwater impacts. Infrastructure damage resulting from extreme weather and flooding associated with climate change may be costly and can even displace communities, particularly in underserved areas that are more […]

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Green Steps – From the Sustainability Committee

The Sustainability Committee recently completed (February 2019) an informal survey of NEWEA members to better understand how the membership views sustainability, and what our committee can do to further promote sustainable principles and practices within the wastewater community and NEWEA’s membership. The eight-question survey included the following five sustainability-focused questions: How would you describe a […]

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Green Steps – From the Sustainability Committee (Part 3)

By Courtney Eaton In this installment of Green Steps, we wanted to highlight a few upcoming initiatives from our very own NEWEA Sustainability Committee.  First, a little history of our committee. We started as a standing committee around 2008 when NEWEA members recognized an opportunity to make the operation of NEWEA and specifically NEWEA conferences […]

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NEWEA Hires New Team Member, Promotes Staff to More Senior Role

WOBURN, MA: New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) has made recent staff changes, welcoming Jordan Gosselin as Communications/PR Coordinator and promoting Janice Moran to Program Director. Prior to her promotion to Program Director, Moran worked for nearly 20 years with NEWEA, joining as the Information/Education Program Coordinator in 1999 and shifting to the role of […]

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Student Outreach Success

As part of an ongoing effort to enhance outreach to students, NEWEA has been scheduling Executive Committee Meetings at colleges and universities, specifically at institutions from which our committee chairs and Executive Committee members graduated. These meetings have been introduced with the intention of increasing networking between NEWEA’s members and leadership and students majoring in […]

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