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

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 … Read more

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, … Read more

Job Posting – Bridgewater Water Distribution Operator

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

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 … Read more

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 … Read more