RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….……………………………. 8/26/2021
WRWA Technical Conference is coming in 5 days. Tuesday August 31 begins the Pre-Conference training for Water and Wastewater and continues through Thursday September 3rd. Registration will be pulled from the WRWA website this afternoon but walk ins are always welcomed. See you in La Crosse for the largest event in Wisconsin Water/Wastewater industry!
There is no shutdown or masking requirements for our Conference, but we want everybody to feel free to mask up and space out for their protection. If you are unvaccinated, we recommend masks and use of the sanitizing stations throughout the conference areas.
Note: The session for the PFAS Class Action Lawsuit has been moved to Wednesday afternoon during the Regulatory Update. We have had lots of requests for information so the session was moved to a bigger room and allotted more time. Please make not of the change and we’ll see you there.
Wisconsin hires California law firm to go after PFAS polluters. Wisconsin has chosen a California-based environmental law firm to help investigate and go after those responsible for PFAS contamination. Wisconsin hires California law firm to go after PFAS polluters – NewsBreak
Baldwin, USDA officials award $250,000 grant to village of Viola. The grant will be used to assist in relocating streets and utilities in a portion of the community that is in a flood plain and also includes $1 million in leveraged funds through Tax Increment District Funding. Baldwin, USDA officials award $250,000 grant to village of Viola | News | lacrossetribune.com
State agencies approve extending town of Campbell water advisory. The state Department of Natural Resources and the state Department of Health Services have approved extending the current water advisory for town of Campbell residents, the town reported in a news release. State agencies approve extending town of Campbell water advisory | Local News | lacrossetribune.com
Severe thunderstorms sweep Wisconsin again; tornadoes reported in Pulaski, Mosinee, Adams, Juneau, Tomah. Another round of severe thunderstorms made its way through parts of Wisconsin Wednesday, spawning at least five reported tornadoes and causing flooding and power outages. Pulaski and Mosinee tornado: storms hit central, northeast Wisconsin (greenbaypressgazette.com)
There will be no E-News for 3 weeks due to WRWA Conference, Vacation and NRWA Conference.