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New York goes in big on clean water bill

New York goes in big on clean water bill

April 18, 2017 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

New York’s 2017-18 state budget has included a new clean water infrastructure bill that will allocate $2.5 billion for projects across the state. The money will be used to repair and replace old pipes and water mains to ensure clean drinking water, as well as making source water land acquisitionsRead More

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

Dreyfuss-Wells to succeed Ciaccia as NEORSD CEO

January 10, 2017 at 1:15 pm 0 comments

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) has announced that Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells will be appointed chief executive officer effective Feb. 11. Dreyfuss-Wells will succeed Julius Ciaccia, who after more than nine years as CEO, will retire on Feb. 10. Dreyfuss-Wells has been with the Sewer District since 2008, and currentlyRead More

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NACWA, AMWA to Collaborate on Advocacy Projects

November 28, 2016 at 9:36 am 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ (NACWA) Board of Directors met in Alexandria, Va., on Nov. 16 to consider critical Targeted Action Fund (TAF) projects aimed at supporting the association’s member agencies and its advocacy agenda, and also witnessed the signing of a Statement of Collaboration with the AssociationRead More

USDA to Invest $331 Million for Rural Clean Water

USDA to Invest $331 Million for Rural Clean Water

November 14, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $331 million in 85 projects that will improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 39 states and American Samoa. Community infrastructure investments are a key piece of USDA’s mission to support America’s ruralRead More

NEORSD CEO Julius Ciaccia to Retire

NEORSD CEO Julius Ciaccia to Retire

October 20, 2016 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Julius Ciaccia, Jr., has announced his intent to retire from his position of CEO of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, effective February 2017. He has led the organization since 2007. Ciaccia joined the Sewer District following a 30-year tenure with the City of Cleveland, serving as Director of PublicRead More

WEF, Department of Energy Sign Memorandum of Understanding

WEF, Department of Energy Sign Memorandum of Understanding

September 20, 2016 at 12:22 pm 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in support of the DOE Better Buildings Wastewater Infrastructure Accelerator initiative. The initiative engages state, regional and local agencies working with water resource recovery facilities (WRRFs) to accelerate innovative approaches to sustainableRead More

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

NACWA Lays Out Clean Water Objectives for New Administration

August 25, 2016 at 12:30 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) forwarded letters this week to both the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign and the Donald Trump Presidential Campaign outlining key municipal clean water issues the Association would like to see discussed by the candidates in the current election season. The letters highlight that,Read More

Water Groups Recognize 61 Wastewater Utilities for Performance

Water Groups Recognize 61 Wastewater Utilities for Performance

August 12, 2016 at 10:08 am 0 comments

A partnership of water sector organizations — the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Water Environment& Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and the WateReuse Association — with input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — has announced the recipients of the inaugural Utility of the FutureRead More

The New Face of Water Financing

The New Face of Water Financing

August 11, 2016 at 10:24 am 1 comment

Unique Clean Water SRF Programs Address Non-Point Sources and Other 21st Century Challenges By Michael Curley For the last two centuries, when people thought of water and wastewater they thought of pipes — miles and miles of pipes — and large buildings with treatment works. They thought of monthly orRead More

AWWA Launches Partnership for Clean Water

AWWA Launches Partnership for Clean Water

June 19, 2016 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association proudly announces the launch of the Partnership for Clean Water, a global optimization and recognition program for wastewater utilities. The program is a voluntary initiative created to help wastewater utilities of all sizes and configurations optimize the operations, performance and efficiency of their treatment facilities.Read More

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