Mass Rural Water Association
781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360
Operator License Renewals Due Before December 31, 2023
Proposed LCRI aims to replace all lead pipes in 10 years
Drinking Water System Infrastructure Resilience and Sustainability Grant Program
Public Water System (PWS) Highlight of this Week: Dedham Westwood Water District (DWWD)
Rule builds on over two years of progress on action plan to combat forever chemicals
From Medical News Today-to function properly, all the cells and organs of the body need water. Here are some reasons our body needs water:
The administration also pledges to work with Cape towns and the Legislature to ensure financial support for implementation
Napoli Shkolnik Law Firm, NRWA’s official partner, was a key player in the settlement
The Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) is offering $20 million in loans with 100% loan forgiveness for planning activities that assist public
Attention Small Public Water Systems...
New List Significantly Increases PFAS Chemicals for Review
Less than three weeks remain until we resume our in-person Annual Trifecta! Make sure you don’t miss out and register today!
Guidance Advances Biden-Harris Administration Lead Pipe and Paint Action Plan, Informs Investment of $15 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
A Neighborhood-Scale Demonstration of Septic Systems in Cape Cod
New rules will ensure that the public has the most up-to-date information on water quality
SWIG application period runs from January 13 – February 16
Funds Will Help Cities and Towns Pay for Improvements to Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
SRF Project solicitation period closes on August 20th, which includes funding for cybersecurity risk assessments
Register your utility now to be eligible to recover any current or future expenses associated with PFAS testing, treatment and/or remediation.
New grant funding to help public water systems address elevated levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in their drinking water.
AMI, case studies, preparedness assessments and webinars on resilience
UPDATE: Massachusetts PFAS Standard Set/Cost Recovery Suit
Information on class action lawsuit against PFAS manufacturers.
A PWS reported a potential issue with some low-flow toilets when there is no water flow during extended school closures
MassDEP recently issued guidance regarding the potential for stagnant water in buildings.
A difficult decision in unprecendented times leads to the cancellation of our Annual Trifecta
Don’t forget to bring your water to the Mass Rural Water Association Trifecta tomorrow.
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s Drinking Water Program (MassDEP/DWP) invites you to a training session on the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) sampling requirements and forms updates.
Join us for up to 5 TCH’s of training, water taste test, tasty BBQ and golf
Old or new, here’s a little reminder of the great responsibilities of a Water Utility Board Member
Up to $200,000 in low cost loans for a Community Inspection Plan or Local Septic Management Plan
Information on grant and loan programs for Massachusetts water and wastewater systems
New Circuit Rider
Lead in water is often from the corrosion of materials containing lead in household plumbing
*Reminder-If you add chemicals to your water for treatment, MassDEP has updated the monthly Chemical Additon Report
Financial assistance to public water systems and municipal water departments for the purchase of land or interests in land
Informtion about Per - and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in drinking water
A five minute overview of the Groundwater Rule
Massachusetts WARN (Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network) allows public water and wastewater systems in Massachusetts to receive rapid mutual aid and assistance from other public systems in Massachusetts
The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust will make available up to $2M to subsidize the cost for systems to prepare Asset Management Plans
The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust in conjunction with the MassDEP is offering a new incentive for water utilities to remove lead service lines.
Applications are now being accepted for low interest rate loans
New Initiative Targets Old Foam That Could Impact Environment, Public Health
New Mass Rural Water Circuit Rider
Comments on the regulatory revisions to the drinking water Lead and Copper Rule
Mike Leach, Circuit Rider, has Retired From the Mass Rural Water Association
Funds awarded to help these facilities reduce energy use, increase energy efficiency and generate renewable energy.
Help us gather real data on the sustainability of small water systems
Alderman/Bohl Release White Paper for City of Milwaukee
EPA’s Asset Management Resources for Small Drinking Water Systems
Proposals may be submitted by any interested Massachusetts public or private organization.
Background, key issues and considerations for the Lead and Copper Rule Revisions
Awards up to $300,000 with a 50% Reimbursement Rate are Available
Today, the program provides approximately $1.6 billion per year in loans and grants
WaterPro Special Single Issue Edition: H.R. 3387, “The Drinking Water System Improvement Act of 2017”
Immediate Release (7/14/2017) Contact: Drew Wiersema (email@example.com)
781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360