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  • Avon Lake's Innovative Lateral Separation Program

    Nov 30, 2017
    Unlike many waterbodies in the United States, the Great Lakes pose unique opportunities and challenges. On one hand, its miles of coastline and open water provide a boon for economic activity and recreation. However, the challenges, such as addressing water quality concerns, are multi-faceted and require the coordination between numerous states, not to mention Canada.


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NACWA Welcomes David St. Pierre as New President

In late December, NACWA said farewell to sitting President Cathy Gerali, District Manager of Denver’s Metro Wastewater Reclamation District – and welcomed David St. Pierre, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District as its new leader.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend NACWA’s 2018 Winter Conference

NACWA’s 2018 Winter Conference, Exploring Net Environmental Benefit: Balancing Science & Cost is a TOP value investment for 2018, and the Clean Water Sector’s true, must-not-miss event. Here are the top FIVE Reasons Why...

Peak Performance Award Applications Open January 11

This year NACWA will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its Peak Performance Awards program.  NACWA’s Peak Performance Awards recognize Member Agency facilities for excellence in wastewater treatment as measured by their compliance with their National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, as well as those facilities that operate under a federal or state equivalent NPDES permit, an underground injection control permit, or a state control mechanism that regulates effluent quality and reuse of reclaimed flows.

Webinar to Feature Utility Efforts to Sustain Community’s Economic, Social Health

Mark your calendars for the next installment of the Enabling the Water Resources Utility of the Future Webinar Series: Achieving and Maintaining Economic and Social Health for the Community. The webinar, scheduled for January 23 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET, will feature presentations from utilities working outside their traditional water and wastewater missions to aid their communities in new and innovative ways.

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Winter Conference

Exploring Net Environmental Benefit: Balancing Science & Cost

Napa, CA