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Public Advised to NOT Flush Disinfecting Wipes, Paper Towels Down Toilet – Throw Them Away Instead
Flushing wipes, paper towels and similar products down toilets will clog sewers and cause backups and overflows at wastewater treatment facilities, creating an additional public health risk in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
CA-NV AWWA, CWEA Finalize Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification Program
After four years of work, the Advanced Water Treatment Operator™ (AWTO™) certification program is now complete and launched by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA).
Las Gallinas Completes Major Upgrade, Increasing Recycled Water Production to 5 MGD
The Las Gallinas Valley Sanitary District is excited to announce a significant milestone in its multi-year, $64 million Secondary Treatment Plant Upgrade and Recycled Water Expansion Project. Phase 1 of the project has been completed as of this week. A key element of Phase 1 is the expansion of the plant’s recycled water facility, to...
CASA, CWEA Announce California’s First-Ever Partnering for Impact Forum on May 5th
All water and wastewater professionals are welcome, including both members and non-members. Wednesday, May 5th 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration charge is $50 REGISTER TODAY (If you do not already have a CWEA account, please click “Register” to establish a free account) Event sponsors This workshop will allow attendees to explore the strategic, leading-edge...
Implementation of SB 1383, California’s New Regulations for Food Waste, Biosolids
Objectives SB 1383, signed into law in September 2016, requires a 40% reduction in methane emissions in California by 2030 below the levels emitted in 2013. In order to achieve the methane emission reductions, the legislation further requires a 75% diversion of organics (including biosolids) from landfills by 2025, using 2014 levels as the baseline....