NACWA Presents Latest Flushability Standards Developments at Water Conference

eight(January 31, 2018) – NACWA provided a timely update of efforts by the Association and other organizations to develop flushability standards during the California Association of Sanitation Agencies’ (CASA) Winter Conference on January 26. Cynthia Finley, NACWA’s Director of Regulatory Affairs, delivered the latest details and developments during a session titled, “Nonflushables: From Mess to Messaging.” 

In addition to an update of the Association’s current efforts to develop flushability standards, Finley also outlined how these standards could be enforced through legislation and regulation.  Jennifer Cabral, Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD), presented the “What 2 Flush” public education campaign, which is being used by OCSD and others in Southern California. And Adam Link from CASA discussed the “CASA 2018 Non-flushables Action Plan.” 

NACWA is continuing to work with CASA and other state associations that are interested in pursuing legislation related to wipes and other nonflushable products.  For more information, contact Cynthia Finley, NACWA’S Director, Regulatory Affairs.