RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….  7/16/20 

DNR Assisting With Cleanup Of Manure Spill Near Pulaski.  The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff is assisting with cleanup efforts of a manure spill near Pulaski in Oconto County that entered the Little Suamico River.  https://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=5188

DNR Seeks Public Input On PFAS Contamination In Marinette, Peshtigo and Surrounding Communities.  The Department of Natural Resources is holding online listening sessions on Wednesday, July 15 to seek public input on PFAS contamination in Marinette, Peshtigo and surrounding communities. The meeting is the ninth in a series of 11 meetings the DNR will host for area residents.  https://dnr.wi.gov/news/releases/article/?id=5186

Manitowoc at 150: Mayor George Pankratz and the 1880s fight for water.  The main issue in that election was the idea of the city instituting a system of waterworks (providing clean water to citizens), which saw much opposition during council meetings.  https://www.htrnews.com/story/news/2020/06/18/manitowoc-turns-150-mayor-george-pankratz-battle-over-water-system/3177283001/

Operator Certification Training, Clerk Training, Safety Training and Virtual Expo are all in the pipeline for the next months.  All available online and useable for both water and wastewater credits.  Stay tuned for final listings and dates.  www.WRWA.org

Quote: “A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the birds are singing and the lawn mower is broken.” – James Dent