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  • Citizens Energy Group Uses Virtual Reality to Shine a Spotlight on DigIndy Tunnel System

    September 4, 2019
    NACWA Member Agency, Citizens Energy Group, created a 360-degree virtual reality video about the largest public works project in the history of the City of Indianapolis—the DigIndy Tunnel System. The video was created to promote public awareness for the $2 billion project, which will cause disruption, including road closures and detours, during the project and inevitably impact rates for the community.
  • Northeast Ohio’s Let’s Ask Series Connects the Community and Utility

    August 7, 2019
    NACWA Member Agency the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) in Cleveland, Ohio, serves one million residents, manages a 420-mile regional stormwater system, and treats more than 200 million gallons of wastewater every day. But behind the numbers are real people who love their work, understand their responsibilities, and want others to take up a similar commitment to their Great Lake.
  • Honolulu Entertains and Educates with Award-Winning Video About FOG

    July 2, 2019
    To inform the public on the consequences of fats, oils and grease (FOG) in the wastewater collection system, the Department of Environmental Services, City and County of Honolulu hit the television airwaves with The F.O.G. Zone. Using the television series The Twilight Zone as inspiration, this 30-second educational video informs residents that the proper disposal of grease and other FOG-related foods is in the trash can, rather than down the kitchen sink.
  • KC to the Sea Introduces Students to Stormwater Runoff and Water Pollution

    June 4, 2019
    KC Water recognizes that good quality water is everyone’s business and that educating young people is a great way to spread the message of sustainable water use and raise awareness about the role individuals play in preventing stormwater pollution. The program is free and is available to schools within the KC Water ratepayer boundaries.
  • The City of Corpus Christi Makes a Mark with Workforce Development Program

    April 23, 2019
    The City of Corpus Christi Water Utilities received a 2019 National Environmental Achievement Award (NEAA) for its workforce development program. The utility makes workforce development a priority within the organization. It is their goal to produce a workplace that gives employees opportunities to become more successful in their current and future employment and to increase the number of leaders in the community. The leadership within the City strives to provide a roadmap to guide the career of employees by providing the means to participate in innovative learning and to develop meaningful, lifelong skills.
  • San Francisco Bay Nutrient Management Strategy Serves as Model

    March 18, 2019
    Nutrient pollution, caused by excess nitrogen and phosphorus in waterways, is one of America's most widespread, costly, and challenging environmental problems. For the San Francisco Bay, the West Coast’s largest estuary and home to over seven million people, algal blooms, fish kills and other nutrient-related environmental impacts have generally not been seen despite 37 wastewater treatment plants discharging to the Bay without full-scale nutrient treatment.
  • MWRDGC Honored for Operations & Environmental Performance

    February 26, 2019
    NACWA was pleased to honor the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC) this month with a National Environmental Achievement Award for Operations & Environmental Performance with its McCook Reservoir Stage 1.
  • MR. CAN Protects Narragansett Bay from The Grease Beasts

    January 24, 2019
    Conceived jointly by the Narragansett Bay Commission’s Pretreatment and Public Affairs departments and brought to life by animator Rafael Cuello, NBC’s education program, MR. CAN vs The Grease Beasts and its eponymous protagonist, aim to educate the public about proper household grease disposal. In the 2017-2018 school year, MR. CAN was integrated into the curriculum of the award-winning environmental education program, The NBC Watershed Explorers, which reaches economically-disadvantaged students in the state...
  • Richmond Elevates Beyond Compliance with Nutrient Reduction Program

    December 12, 2018
    The City of Richmond’s wastewater treatment plant Nutrient Reduction Program is an outstanding example of significant investment in planning and operations leading to superior performance. Over five years, the City made significant modifications to its wastewater treatment plant, and at the end of the project the performance of the plant is making significant contributions to improving water quality in the James River and Chesapeake Bay.
  • Pima County’s ‘Living River Project’ Heralds Robust Improvement in Wetland Health

    November 6, 2018
    Through the Living River Project, NACWA Member Agency the Pima County Regional Wastewater Reclamation Department (RWRD) raises the public’s awareness about improvement in the riparian ecosystem health of the Santa Cruz River in Pima County, AZ. The Project—through written annual reports, e-media, public outreach activities, and school outings—has become an inventive tool for educating people about the effects of wastewater treatment on local wetlands. It uses an innovative approach to...
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