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      Victor Roberts and his company, Downstream Services, a major player in CWEA SSCSC workshops, was recently profiled in Cleaner Magazine on it’s many successes as a sewer cleaning company with clients throughout Southern California. There are many factors that helped Victor Roberts transform his company, Downstream Services, from an upstart sewer cleaning outfit into a $12 million-a-year...

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        This post sponsored by ehs. UC San Diego Extension has partnered with ehs International, Inc. (ehsInc) to offer the ehsInc Cares Scholarship for students choosing a career path in construction. The scholarship represents an investment in the development of future industry professionals in the Southern California region. “The team at ehsInc is committed to the success of...

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          Coverage of biosolids and co-digestion supported by Anaergia These estimates were developed by contacting some of the largest agencies in the state, plus one medium sized plant, which collectively represent 35% of wastewater flow in the state. Using data on volume of digester capacity and current Mean Cell Residence Time (MCRT) in anaerobic digestion, flow...

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            California American Water and the American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created by American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced they are providing a grant of $100,000 to Redwood Credit Union Community Fund, North Bay Fire Relief for individuals and families impacted by the...

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              Coverage of biosolids and co-digestion supported by Anaergia Wastewater reclamation authority unveils retrofitted anaerobic digester by Jennifer Fulcher, WEF Highlights In 2008, the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA; Victorville, Calif.) set two goals: offset operation and maintenance expenses and increase revenue. After reviewing its entire facility, VVWRA came up with an idea of repurposing its...

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                  This series of workshops was organized by CWEA’s Collection System Committee in partnership with the State Water Board. The workshops were held in Manteca, Long Beach and Dublin in February 2017. Today, sewer professionals are under extreme pressure – regulations, maintenance and impacts from the drought and sudden storms. CWEA along with the State...

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                  The City worked thoughtfully with its engineering team to design a wastewater treatment facility that can withstand the test of time. Upgrades will provide capacity for current and entitled projects within the City. The $28.5 million dollar project will provide safe, reliable service to Dixon residents and businesses now and for future generations. Download Flyer...

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                    Sponsored by Interdependency is at the heart of the life of a water professional — what we do and how we act ripples throughout the water system that connects us all. And yet, much of our attention remains focused on common or technical-based problems but not with understanding the impact of our actions on the...

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                      We heard loud and clear from members today that they need more time to register for AC17 in Palm Springs. You got it! Early-bird registration is now extended until 3/24. But hurry get those registrations in soon! AC17 website Register on-line Hotel information Exhibitor information (hurry exhibit booths will soon sell out!) Sponsorship information Here’s a great...

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                        CWEA members are invited to attend CWEA’s Annual Business Meeting and vote on the incoming CWEA Slate of Officers. This year, the voting session will occur April 28 at 11:00 AM—11:30 AM at the beginning of the Awards Luncheon at CWEA’s Annual Conference. You do not have to register for the Annual Conference to attend...

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                          Know a Cal State student in need of a great internship? The Cal State Water Resources and Policy Institute (WRPI) has a great program to help connect students with great EPA internships in science, communication, research and in other practice areas… The California State University (CSU) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the...

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                            On November 10th 2016 CWEA’s Southern Sections Collection Systems Committee (SSCSC) held it 64th successful Workshop. The host site was at the city of San Diego’s Water Utility Center on Topaz Way. Two hundred fifty (250) attendees traveled from San Diego County, the Inland Empire and Orange County areas. Seventeen vendor firms and their representatives...

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                              On Jan. 10, 2017, the EPA issued in the Federal Registry a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the new Water Infrastructure Finance Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. Organizations interested in applying for low-interest loans and loan guarantees have until April 10, 2017, to submit a Letter of Interest (LOI) to the EPA. Visit the EPA’s WIFIA...