Monday , 12 November 2018

November 7, 2018 E-News

RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….    11/7/18

Madison Metro Sewerage District: Approved sewerage district budget preserves affordability, sets course for resiliency:   The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Commission has approved a $40.7 million budget for 2019 that invests in infrastructure, information technology and strategic initiatives as part of the district’s long-term vision for enriching life through clean water and resource recovery.  http://www.thewheelerreport.com/wheeler_docs/files/1105mmsd.pdf

EPA approves $116 million in low-cost loans to Waukesha for Lake Michigan water supply project:  The City of Waukesha will receive $116 million in low-cost federal loans to help finance 41 percent of the cost of constructing a Lake Michigan water supply by 2023, officials said.  https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2018/11/02/epa-approves-116-million-low-cost-loans-waukesha-water-project/1851639002/

Milwaukee Black Panthers launch lead awareness campaign, protest on The Hop:  The Black Panthers of Milwaukee announced Saturday that its members will be going door-to-door in every aldermanic district to inform residents that they have lead laterals bringing water into their homes and the steps they can take to minimize health risks.  https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/2018/11/03/milwaukee-black-panthers-plan-lead-awareness-campaign-hop-protest/1872239002/

Want to work for one of the Nation’s best Water Association?  Wisconsin Rural Water has a job opening for a Water Circuit Rider:  Please see the job description and application at https://www.wrwa.org/wrwa-circuit-rider/.  We will be taking applications until November 30, 2018

Quote-“Every drop in the ocean counts.”- Yoko Ono

 

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