The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today encouraged New Yorkers to learn about Harmful Algal Blooms, or "HABs," as DEC's 2017 HABs notification season starts on May 26, and the weather becomes warmer.
Special thanks to all that came out to Niagara Falls May 22-25, 2017, for the NY Rural Water Association’s 38th Annual Technical Training Workshop & Exhibition. We greatly appreciate the support shown by our vendors, guests, speakers and attendees.
If you missed this conference, we hope to see you next year at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, NY.
Here is a list of our industries best that displayed their products and services last week in Niagara Falls:
The deadline has passed, however we are still accepting registrations, so please get them in ASAP. We look forward to seeing you in Niagara Falls!
The New York State Department of Health announced some upcoming drinking water funding opportunities and webinars for public water systems.
GOVERNOR CUOMO SIGNS LEGISLATION INVESTING $2.5 BILLION IN CLEAN WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND WATER QUALITY PROTECTION
Monday, April 24, 2017, representatives from USDA, Rural Development and US Environmental Protection Agency came to the small Village of Catskill to shoot a video with our own, Yvonne Tucker and the Village of Catskill’s now famous Patrick Nolan, Water/Wastewater Superintendent. LaVonda Pernell from the USDA, Rural Development Office in Washington, DC and Leslie Corcelli from the USEPA Office of Wastewater Management were instrumental in putting this effort together and implementing the
Department of Homeland Security Secretary and retired General John Kelly said last week that hackers are "a tremendous danger to our American way of life" yesterday in his first public speech as secretary. "They target our critical infrastructure," he warned.