U.S. Senate approves S.2848 on September 15, 2016

S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act, would authorize $70 million under the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan program, and $100 million under the State Revolving Fund program for systems with drinking water emergencies. Similarly, H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act of 2016 passed the House on September 28, 2016. S. 2848’s […]

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New EPA guidance addresses Lead & Copper Rule implementation

EPA guidance addresses LCR implementation October 13, 2016 From AWWA: New guidance from the US Environmental Protection Agency updates EPA regions and state primacy agencies on certain implementation aspects of the Lead & Copper Rule. Entitled Implementation of the Lead and Copper Rule Provisions Related to Sample Site Selection and Triennial Monitoring, the memorandum asks agencies to require […]

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MassDEP Regulation Promulgated – Certification & Operation of Environmental Analysis Laboratories

Name & Citation of Regulation(s):  310 CMR 42.00 – Certification and Operation of Environmental Analysis Laboratories Brief Explanation and Rationale for Changes: The regulations at 310 CMR 42.00 establish procedures by which MassDEP certifies laboratories that demonstrate the ability to consistently produce valid data.  The regulations establish minimum criteria for personnel, facilities, equipment, proficiency tests, […]

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Job Posting – Bridgewater Water Distribution Operator

TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER NOTICE OF JOB POSTING  APPLICATIONS: Please submit applications and resumes via email to hr@bridgewaterma.org  or to the Town Manager’s Office, ATTN:  Water Distribution Operator, Memorial Building, 25 South Street.  Applications are available for download at www.bridgewaterma.org/employment.  Position is open until filled.  No phone calls please.  HIRE SALARY:   $ 27.32/hr                                                                                                                                                                                    POSITION DETAILS […]

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Job Posting – Hanson Water Technician

Job Posting Hanson Water Department POSITION:  WATER TECHNICIAN/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR  SALARY RANGE:  $21.50-$24.14  WORK SCHEDULE: 40 HOURS PER WEEK MONDAY-FRIDAY  Application:  Please forward resume or letter of interest to Mr. Richard Muncey, Water Superintendent at 1073 West Washington Street, Hanson, MA by Friday November 10, 2016 11:00 A.M.  Must have a valid Mass Drivers License.  Recommended […]

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New Job Postings – Town of Medfield

The Town of Medfield would like to announce the following job openings: Water Operator Medfield, Massachusetts  The Town of Medfield, MA is seeking applicants for the position of Water Operator. The position works under the direction of the Senior and Assistant Water Foremen, and performs all necessary work in order to maintain, inspect and repair […]

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Award Nominations!

The Plymouth County Water Works Association would like your nominations to recognize a member for their outstanding service to our organization and/or the water works industry. Qualified nominees for either award should be a current member of Plymouth County Water Works Association. The description of the two annual awards are below: MICHAEL T. COYNE MERITORIOUS SERVICE […]

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October Events at PCWWA

Two PCWWA events are on the calendar for October…. Training on SCADA Systems will be held on October 20, 2016 and you can register here. October Monthly Meeting will be held on October 26, 2016 and you can register here. Hope to see you at both upcoming events!

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Job Posting – Onset Water Superintendent

Water Superintendent Job Posting   The Onset Fire/Water District, Water Department, located in Wareham, MA seeks an experienced water superintendent. As superintendent of the District the individual reports to a three member, elected Board of Water Commissioners and is fully responsible for the operation, supply, treatment and distribution of the water system. Requires minimum of […]

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