Job Opening – Town of Medfield

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Medfield, Massachusetts The Town of Medfield, MA is seeking applicants for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. The position works under the direction of the WWTP Chief and Assistant Chief Operators and performs necessary functions for the WWTP and pumping stations. The position is responsible for sampling of influent/effluent for … Read more

Legislative Update 12/29/2016

Massachusetts Senate Bill SB2124 – Joint Committee on Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure – An Act relative to performance of work on hydrants and certain components of fire protection sprinkler systems.  On 12/27/16 – this bill was laid before the Governor .  He has 10 days to sign or veto.    If he doesn’t it will … Read more

Job Posting Abington Rockland Treatment Plant Operator

GRADE III TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR   The Abington/Rockland Joint Water Works is seeking a Certified Grade III Treatment Operator.     Accountability:                   Reports to the Superintendent through the Primary Operator.   Basic Function & Scope:  Responsible for the production of quality Potable Drinking Water. Maintain accurate and true records of treatment plants quality and … Read more

Job Posting – Bridgewater Water Operator

TOWN OF BRIDGEWATER                                                             NOTICE OF JOB POSTING   APPLICATIONS:       Will be received until position filled at the Office Town Manager, RE: Water Treatment Operator, Academy Building, 66 Central Square or via email to   HIRE: $43,825.60                   1st YEAR  $51,570.48             MAXIMUM: $52,850.20   POSITION DESCRIPTION   POSITION TITLE:           Water … Read more

Job Posting Halifax Water Superintendent

November 30, 2016    HALIFAX WATER SUPERINTENDENT   The Halifax Water Department is seeking applications for Superintendent of the Water Department.  The position is responsible for the treatment and distribution of water and must comply with the U.S. EPA Safe Drinking Water Act and Massachusetts DEP drinking water regulations.  The Superintendent is responsible for the … Read more

OSHA Firms Up Stance on Slips, Trips, Falls

from The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published its long-awaited final rule regarding slip, trip and fall hazards for general industry. The rule—which updates OSHA’s Walking-Working Surfaces standard and adds requirements for personal fall protection systems—is aimed at increasing consistency between general and construction industries, helping to clarify issues … Read more

Final Fourth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 4) Published in Federal Register

On November 17, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register a final list of contaminants that are currently not subject to any proposed or promulgated national primary drinking water regulation. This list is the Fourth Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 4) published by EPA since the SDWA amendments of 1996.  The … Read more

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 … Read more