Posts by Deirdre Mason

ABC Innovation in Certification Conference Highlights Water Operator Challenges and Opportunities

ABC Innovation in Certification Conference Highlights Water Operator Challenges and Opportunities

The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) held its 2019 Innovation in Certification conference last week in Savannah, Georgia and...

New Hampshire Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards and Initiates Rulemaking

New Hampshire Proposes New PFAS Drinking Water Standards and Initiates Rulemaking

On December 31, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) initiated a rulemaking with their newly proposed drinking water...

2018 Farm Bill Includes New Drinking Water Provisions in Conservation Title

2018 Farm Bill Includes New Drinking Water Provisions in Conservation Title

On December 20, the President signed a $867 billion Farm Bill that includes $4 billion dollars for conservation practices that protect sources...

PFAS News – New York MCL Recommendations and ASDWA Website Information

PFAS News – New York MCL Recommendations and ASDWA Website Information

    New York’s Drinking Water Quality Council Recommends Drinking Water MCLs for PFOA, PFOS, and 1,4-Dioxane On December 18,...

Nominate Your Water Systems by January 15th for the AWWA Exemplary Source Water Protection Award

Nominate Your Water Systems by January 15th for the AWWA Exemplary Source Water Protection Award

Please consider nominating your water systems for the 2018 AWWA Exemplary Source Water Protection Award. Nominations are due on January...

USCGRP’s Fourth National Climate Assessment Highlights Impacts and Challenges for Water Sector

USCGRP’s Fourth National Climate Assessment Highlights Impacts and Challenges for Water Sector

On November 23rd, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA). The NCA report...

National Workforce Convening Creates Action Agenda for Water Sector

National Workforce Convening Creates Action Agenda for Water Sector

On November 14-15, the National Water Sector Workforce Convening was held in Alexandria, VA. The convening was hosted by EPA...

EPA Publishes Draft PFAS Toxicity Assessments for PFBS and GenX

EPA Publishes Draft PFAS Toxicity Assessments for PFBS and GenX

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, EPA published its Draft PFAS Toxicity Assessments for PFBS and GenX for public comment. The...

EPA Webinar on PFAS Analytical Methods Research and Updates

EPA Webinar on PFAS Analytical Methods Research and Updates

On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (eastern), EPA will host a webinar entitled, “PFAS Research: Methods...

AWRA Annual Conference This Week Explored Water Resource Issues and Challenges

AWRA Annual Conference This Week Explored Water Resource Issues and Challenges

The American Water Resources Association (AWRA) held its Annual Conference this week in Baltimore, Maryland. Ben Grumbles, Secretary of the...

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