Monday , 22 July 2019

July 10, 2019 E-News

RURAL WATER E-NEWS ……………………    7/10/19

Great Lakes Water Levels Continue Surge; 2 Set Records.  Water levels in two of the Great Lakes are the highest ever recorded.  https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/michigan/articles/2019-07-09/great-lakes-water-levels-continue-surge-2-set-records

Budget provision would limit local control over quarries.  But municipalities would not be allowed to enforce or establish a water quality standard, and “establish or enforce an ambient air quality standard, standard of performance for new stationary sources, or other emission limitation related to air quality.”  https://journaltimes.com/news/local/budget-provision-would-limit-local-control-over-quarries/article_09d5d292-901a-5063-8f82-ff4a5e5865bb.html

Cities Confront the ‘Forever Chemicals’ Contaminating Drinking Water.  As the EPA and Congress debate PFAS regulations, local governments are taking action to protect people from toxic chemicals used in the production of practically everything.  https://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/gov-pfas-chemicals-regulations-epa-ann-arbor-congress.html

La Crosse mayor asks council to oppose joining sewerage district.  The city of La Crosse will not join a proposed district to manage sewer services under a resolution introduced by Mayor Tim Kabat for consideration Thursday by the Common Council.  https://lacrossetribune.com/news/local/la-crosse-mayor-asks-council-to-oppose-joining-sewerage-district/article_8bec0628-c450-5dea-9e5b-a709f611d34e.html

Two Rivers Water & Light honored for safety | Manitowoc news briefs.  Two Rivers Water & Light was recently recognized with a Gold Category award by the Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin for its “commitment and dedication to establishing a strong safety culture” in 2018. The Two Rivers utility was one of 36 recognized.  https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2019/07/05/two-rivers-water-light-honored-safety-manitowoc-wisconsin-news/1642810001/

Operator Expo is almost upon us.  Register today for a day of training and hands on experience on some of the most advanced equipment in the industry.  Go to https://www.wrwa.org/outdoor-expo/ for information and registration.

WRWA Office Assistant:  Wisconsin Rural Water Association is a non-profit organization which is located in Plover WI . Training and Technical Assistance for Water and Wastewater systems throughout the State of Wisconsin is the main focus of the organization. More information can be obtained by contacting Sue Wojtalewicz at sue@wrwa.org or by phone (715)344-7778https://www.wrwa.org/wrwa-office-assistant/

Quote:  “The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.  The activist is the man who cleans up the river.” – Ross Perot

 

Comments are closed.