NEWEA Success Story: Janine Burke-Wells

We set out to develop a collection of stories based on asking members a simple question: “How has NEWEA helped your education, career or community?” This is one of those stories. Name: Janine Burke-Wells Title: Executive Director, North East Biosolids and Residuals Association (NEBRA) NEWEA member since 2001 NEWEA President in 2018 Current Positions Held: Nominating […]

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Thank you Water Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers provide necessary services to keep their communities safe and healthy. Among these essential workers are water professionals, who do the often-unseen work to provide communities with clean water, treat the water we use, and keep our water environment accessible. To raise awareness about the key role of water professionals […]

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Spring Meeting 2021 Announcement

NEWEA’s Spring Meeting, scheduled to take place in June 2021 at the Mount Washington Resort, is currently undergoing consideration about the event’s format. Many variables persist that make this planning challenging, including ongoing vaccine rollout, emerging highly contagious variants of COVID-19, and local, state, and federal restrictions on traveling and in-person gatherings. As we did […]

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NEWEA Member Success Story: Meg Tabacsko

We set out to develop a collection of stories based on asking members a simple question: “How has NEWEA helped your education, career or community?” This is one of those stories. Name: Meg Tabacsko Title: Manager, MWRA Wastewater Education Program NEWEA Member since 1992 Current Positions Held: Communications Council Director Registration Committee Chair Kate Biedron […]

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2020-21 Slate of Awardees

NEWEA is pleased to announce the 2020-21 NEWEA/WEF Award Recipients. Congratulations to all! Typically, award recipients would be honored at the Awards Ceremony & Luncheon, which takes place during the last day of the Annual Conference & Exhibit, but the 2021 Annual Conference was held entirely virtually. In lieu of a virtual awards ceremony, NEWEA […]

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NEWEA Member Success Story: Nick Tooker

NEWEA’s Giving Task Force set out to develop a collection of stories based on asking members a simple question: “How has NEWEA helped your education, career or community?” This is one of those stories. Name: Nick Tooker, P.E. Title: Professor of Practice, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UMass Amherst. Faculty co-advisor and mentor for […]

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GoAigua CEO Talks Wastewater Epidemiology Testing at NEWEA’s Reverse Pitch Webinar

On October 20, 2020, Pablo Calabuig, CEO of GoAigua, spoke at “What’s the role of wastewater analytics/sampling/epidemiology during the COVID pandemic?”. As a panelist at this first webinar in NEWEA’s Innovation Council’s Reverse Pitch Series, Pablo spoke about a successful implementation with the City of Burlington, Vermont. The City was subdivided into Sewerheds by reviewing […]

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Annual Conference & Exhibit 2021 Announcement

NEWEA’s Staff and Meeting Management Council began meeting regularly this summer to discuss options for hosting the 2021 Annual Conference & Exhibit with consideration for current public health guidelines and protocols. We had previously identified three possibilities for hosting the 2021 Annual Conference: 1. Fully virtual 2. Hybrid virtual and in-person 3. Fully in-person The […]

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