Under the Radar: The often overlooked issue of ocean acidification is examined in the new IWR, NEIWPCC's print newsletter. Plus water quality trading, green roofs, and much more. Read the online edition.
25th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference: The 2014 Annual Nonpoint Source Conference will be held April 29 & 30, 2014 at the Newport Harbor Hotel in Newport, Rhode Island. Please visit the conference website for additional information and the call for abstracts.
The November 2013 edition of iWR, NEIWPCC's e-newsletter, has been emailed. If you didn't receive it, access the stories via the links below and sign up to receive iWR, which is emailed quarterly.
Firsthand Look: WWTPs Visited in Nitrogen Removal Study
20 Years On: Biosolids Legends Look Back on Landmark Rule
Getting Smart about Turf Fertilizer: NEIWPCC Initiative Produces Series of Guidelines
Save the Dates: NPS Conference Coming in April to Rhode Island
Amazing Archive: Photos Reveal Roots of Boston's Sewer System
Meet Our Commissioners: New Web Section Profiles Influential Group
Urban Exposure: Youth Program Reveals Environmental Opportunities
Regional Turf Fertilizer Guidelines: NEIWPCC has released an interim final report describing guidelines for the formulation and use of fertilizer on urban turf. We are accepting comment letters on the report and guidelines through November 22, 2013.
New Requests for Proposals are available! See our Contractor Opportunities page for details (10/8).
New UST Training Video and Booklet: NEIWPCC has created a training video and companion booklet that covers the nature of petroleum, site assessment at tank closure, inspection equipment, field analysis, planning and decision making, and site closure. Download or order your copy today!
Now on Flickr: NEIWPCC's new Flickr page features event photos and fascinating historical images provided by NEIWPCC Commissioner John Sullivan, chief engineer at the Boston Water and Sewer Commission. Check it out!
National Recognition: NEIWPCC Director of Water Quality Programs Susy King receives a major award from the Association of Clean Water Administrators. Read the press release.
New Edition: The latest issue of LUSTLine is now available online. View the seventy-third issue, featuring a cover article by Karen Gomez entitled "Sandy Clobbers Long Island Home Heating Oil Tanks."
EPA Award: NEIWPCC has received a prestigious EPA Environmental Merit Award for our work with states on wastewater management schools. Read the press release.
Annual Nonpoint Source Conference: Presentations from the 24th Annual NPS Conference, held May 14 & 15, 2013 in Burlington, Vt., are now available online. Thanks to all who attended!
History Lessons: A complete archive of every annual report NEIWPCC has published since 1947 is now available. The reports provide a unique and compelling chronicle of progress in water pollution control.
Latest Training Schedules Now Available! Operators, sign up for the training you need by visiting our Training Calendar page. While there, peruse the latest course listings from all our training efforts and download the new NEIWPCC, MWOT, and JETCC Training Schedules.
Serving Our States: For each of NEIWPCC’s member states, we periodically develop a summary of some of our key efforts underway in the region and in the state of concern. Read the latest series of state summaries, published in December 2012.
Renewals: Renewal forms for Massachusetts Title 5 (SE and SI) with 6/30/13 expiration dates were mailed out in early March 2013, and a "second notice" was mailed out in early May 2013 - see our Title 5 renewal page for more general information on renewals. Renewal forms for Massachusetts WWTPO with 12/31/13 expiration dates are anticipated to be mailed out in early Fall 2013 - see our WWTPO renewal page for more information.
NEIWPCC Has Moved! The new address for our main offices is Wannalancit Mills, 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410, Lowell, MA 01854. See directions. Staff direct-dial phone numbers have changed, and the new numbers are posted on our staff web page. Our central number is still 978-323-7929.
Training Revolution: Wastewater and water treatment plant management training programs are focus of article by NEIWPCC's Tom Groves in NYWEA's Clear Waters magazine--and our own Leeann Hanson of JETCC is on the cover!
New TR-16: The 2011 edition of NEIWPCC's Guides for the Design of Wastewater Treatment Works is available now in hard copy and on CD. Order a copy of this thoroughly updated and much-anticipated new edition of TR-16. Copies of TR16 can now be ordered online (credit card purchases only) by going to our online purchasing page.
Share your thoughts with us! NEIWPCC welcomes your comments with a new Feedback form for the anonymous submission of comments, suggestions, and thoughts of any kind on our work or water pollution issues in general. We look forward to hearing from you!