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 – 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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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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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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