Green Steps – From the Sustainability Committee (part 2)

In our second installment from the NEWEA Sustainability Committee, we wanted to highlight the new version of Envision, version 3, that was released earlier this summer, and offer some thoughts on why utilities here in New England should consider using the framework. Envision, the infrastructure industry’s equivalent of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) […]

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Member Profile: Danielle DiRuzza

In this member profile, we are highlighting Danielle DiRuzza, MWRA. Danielle is a new member of NEWEA and has jumped into her volunteer efforts head first. She first volunteered at the Annual Conference in January of 2018, assisting with registration and the Mr. & Mrs. Fish presentations. She has also become a contributing member to […]

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2018 Collection System Specialty Conference Recap

The NEWEA Collection Systems Committees held a Specialty Conference on September 10, 2017 at the Boxboro Regency Hotel in Boxborough, MA. Over 130 professionals from across the region participated in the event. The participants included consulting engineering firms, management and operations teams from multiple municipalities, water/wastewater equipment manufacturers and reps, and NEWEA Management and staff. […]

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WEF Launches New Series of Training Resources for Operators

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Water Environment Federation has released a line of training tools to equip operators with 21st century wastewater treatment methods and practices. The series helps prepare operators for the first three levels of certification examinations and qualify for continuing education credits (CEUs). The first publication in the series, Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I: […]

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Do you have a SAFETY goal? Part 2

Continuing from the article that posted on May 5, 2018 Safety is an important aspect of any job, something that needs raised awareness and promotion. One of the most effective ways to promote safety within any work place is to continually keep safety at the forefront by reminding employees that by working safely you can […]

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Deer Island 2018 Teacher Training Workshop

The NEWEA Public Education Committee hosted a Teacher Training Workshop on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at MWRA’s Deer Island Wastewater Treatment Plant. About 40 elementary and high school teachers participated in the event which included a tour of Deer Island, a presentation on the NEWEA school program with watershed and floodplain model demonstrations, a workshop […]

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NEWEA’s Young Professionals Give Back

On June 2, 2018, the Eastern RI Conservation District (ERICD) partnered with the New England Water Environment Association and The Common Fence Point Association to create a rain garden at the Common Fence Point Community Hall in Portsmouth, RI. The rain garden was constructed in one day with help from over 40 people. The project […]

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2018 Committee Member Appreciation Recap

It may have been a rainy day, but the sun started shining just in time for the 30th Annual NEWEA Committee Member Appreciation Event held at Kimball Farm in Westford, MA on July 26th! All committee members were invited to come out and celebrate their hard work throughout the year by playing harder. This year’s […]

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Member Profile: Rachel Watson, Microconstituents Committee Chair

Rachel Watson, Microconstituents Committee Chair Rachel Watson is the chair of NEWEA’s Microconstituents Committee along with being a member of both the Government Affairs and Young Professionals Committees. Being a relatively new member of NEWEA and New Englander doesn’t stop Rachel from diving head first, bring exciting ideas and goals to the organization Though a relatively […]

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NGICP Exam Training and Exam Registration

The National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP) sets national certification standards for green infrastructure construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. Successful implementation of green infrastructure requires access to adequately skilled workforce. By underscoring your competency in construction, inspection, and maintenance, certification increases your competitiveness in the job market, and provides a pathway to higher paying positions. […]

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