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Stay Tuned for New 2024 Webinars

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Focus on Energy will provide an overview of program offerings, rebates, and 2024 updates. 

 

Learn about popular energy efficiency measures for wastewater treatment processes and how rebates are obtained.  Energy efficiency best practices will be discussed for many wastewater treatment processes including pumping, aeration, solids handling, and disinfection.  We will also talk about what’s required to assemble a prescriptive or custom rebate application, and how you can unlock the earning potential of the newly introduced Trade Ally Bonus payment.

Presented by Joe Kottwitz, CEM CEP Energy Advisor with Focus on Energy

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If you don't have time to attend an in-person or scheduled virtual meeting, check out our YouTube channel for recorded wastewater process equipment and technology videos. 

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Benefits of Providing Student Tours of Your Wastewater Facility

Source: Fox 21 News

 

May 9, 2024:  Have you provided a tour of your wastewater facility recently? 5th grade students from the Superior School District learned what it takes to keep Lake Superior clean.

The reason 5th graders took the tours of the wastewater facility is because their curriculum aligned directly with the engineering and processes that take place at the plant.

Educating kids on the environmental and sustainable impacts of wastewater facilities opens doors for them to consider future careers. 

DNR, DHS Respond To EPA’s Announcement
Of Maximum Contaminant Levels For PFAS
In Drinking Water

Source: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

MADISON, Wis. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced new enforceable federal standards for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. This includes a new enforceable Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) of 4.0 parts per trillion (ppt) individually for PFOA and PFOS and 10 ppt individually for PFNA, PFHxS and GenX. Additionally, the EPA finalized an MCL at a hazard index of 1 when a combination of PFNA, PFHxS, GenX and PFBS are present in a mixture.   How will this affect the state of Wisconsin? Read the full press release from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 

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Source: WRWA.org

 

March 26, 2024: Don't miss the opportunity to network with rural wastewater operators, engineers, and manufacturer's representatives at the WRWA 2024 Annual Technical Conference. 

Rural communities face difficult wastewater challenges that are different than larger communities. It is important to connect with providers and experts who understand your community and your unique wastewater need. 

Illinois POTW PFAS Panel Discussion on January 24

Source: Midwest Biosolids Association

January 18, 2024: Panelists from Illinois POTWs who have begun the endeavor to monitor wastewater treatment plants for PFAS as required in new NPDES Discharge Permit language and will discuss how the monitoring has gone so far, successes, lessons learned, and advice for other POTWs who will eventually have a PFAS monitoring requirement.

 

$20 Members

$35 Non-Members -Earn 1PHD/TCH

 

Register for this event in the link below. 

 

Chemistry Class

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