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  • Louisville MSD Expands Definition of Environmental Justice

    Nov 01, 2017
    In the wake of Flint and extreme stormwater events, environmental justice has become even more relevant in the clean water sector, and many NACWA members are promoting an expanded definition of environmental justice. The Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is now working on several projects that not only reduce hazards from CSO’s and flooding, but also provide community benefits.


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Member Spotlight: Louisville MSD Expands Meaning of Environmental Justice

Many NACWA members are on the “front-lines” promoting an expanded definition of environmental justice, which is proactive, community-driven, and integrated into the utility’s business model. The Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) is engaging with this new outlook by collaborating with stakeholders on several projects that not only reduce hazards from CSO’s and flooding, but also provide tangible community benefits…

Future NACWA Conference Schedule Released

NACWA’s conferences, workshops, and seminars provide up-to-the-minute information and incredible networking opportunities throughout the year at geographically diverse locations represented by valued Member Agencies.  Plan now to join with your clean water colleagues from across the country at the following meetings and conferences in 2018 and beyond…

DAFT Covers, Septage Haulers: NEW on NACWA'S Engage Forum

Questions and solutions continue to get attention on Engage, NACWA’s online network for Clean Water professionals.  This week, a 100 MGD plant is struggling with a decision about covered DAFTs for thickening secondary sludge, and another needs feedback on whether or not to allow a domestic septage hauler to connect to a public sewer, and how to permit them.  No question too big, or too small; take advantage of your membership and check it out!

Private Finance Solutions Explored by Workshop

With the White House discussing a massive infrastructure program, private finance is being considered a possible source for the $100 billions that will be required to address the needs of municipalities nationwide. This workshop, co-chaired by NACWA CEO Adam Krantz, will introduce ways private investors can work with public utilities to address infrastructure needs. Co-organized by NACWA and Global Water Intelligence, in conjunction with the American Water Summit 2017 in Austin, TX…