June 27, 2019 - In This Issue:
LAST Call for Abstracts - Deadline Extended to Monday July 1
NYC Watershed Science & Technical Conference
"Clean Water Through Protection and Partnership"
September 12 at Diamond Mills Hotel, Saugerties, NY

This year we are highlighting flooding and all related issues. If you have a story about Irene or Superstorm Sandy you would like to share please consider submitting an abstract.

The New York City Watershed is the largest unfiltered water supply in the United States, serving 9 million New Yorkers with about 1.2 billion gallons of clean drinking water each day. It is also home to nearly 1 million inhabitants. This "living watershed" poses unique challenges to scientists, engineers, managers, legislators, residents and stakeholders working and living within it.

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Call for Abstracts - Deadline July 26
92nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition
February 3-4, 2020 at the Marriott Marquis, NYC

NYWEA's 92nd Annual Meeting is an educational conference where creative and  groundbreaking technologies regarding water and water resource recovery  issues are featured. We invite you to consider sharing your knowledge and  experiences so others can learn! This three day conference is the largest  water quality technical conference and exhibition in New York State. 

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Leadership Opportunities
A.  Vice President-Elect. How would you like to be President of NYWEA in 2023?
If you are interested in a long-term, career-enriching opportunity, please consider applying for this important position. All members are eligible to apply. Please submit your resume with a cover letter that highlights any of the attribute areas listed in the Officer Responsibilities to: Patricia Cerro-Reehil, Executive Director at  pcr@nywea.org  by August 15.

B. WEF House of Delegates Representative. Are you a current or past member of the NYWEA Board of Directors? If so, perhaps you would be interested in serving as a member of the WEF House of Delegates! If you are interested in this (3) year term, and rewarding leadership opportunity, please submit a letter of interest with your resume to Patricia Cerro-Reehil at  pcr@nywea.org  by July 29.

C. Operator Representative on the NYWEA Board of Directors. We are seeking a licensed NYS Operator who is interested in serving as the Operator Representative to the NYWEA Board of Directors. This position reports to the Board on all operator activities that are taking place in the Association including membership on the Operator Certification Governance Council, interface with Chapter operator activity, and assistance with the Operations Challenge competition.  Please submit a letter of interest with your resume to Patricia Cerro-Reehil at  pcr@nywea.org  by July 29.
Call for Applications! Deadline Extended to Wednesday, September 11
Reduce WRRF Energy Costs by 5%!

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"Strategic Energy Management Pilot Program for Water Resource Recovery Facilities"
Strategic Energy Management (SEM) results in continuously improving energy performance and long-term energy, cost, and carbon savings. Participation in the pilot will be cost-shared 100% by NYSERDA. The pilot includes training, coaching, on-site activities, and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. Plants must spend a minimum of $200,000 annually on energy (all fuels).  

Contact Kathleen O'Connor (NYSERDA) for information at kathleen.oconnor@nyserda.ny.gov or (518) 862-1090 ext. 3422.
News Updates
Drinking Water
And just because I found this really funny: 
Deadline October 1
NYWEA Award Nominations
Do you know or work with an individual that has made a positive impact on the environment? Please help us celebrate the leadership and accomplishments of NYWEA members who work to protect public health and the environment 24/7. NYWEA's online application process makes nominating someone for an award easy! Simply click here to get started on your nomination. 
Note: The Water Environment Federation also has an extensive Awards Program. For more information on WEF awards, please visit www.wef.org.
Sharpening the Saw
Summer is a great time for learning! Check out the Member Education  Committee events in your area!

July 17 
Coagulants, Polymers, Metering Pumps & Blending Systems
Fredonia Technology Incubator, 214 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY 

July 18 
Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators
H oliday Inn, 75 North Street, Auburn, NY 

August 14 
Strategic Energy Management
Washington County Municipal Center, Building B, 2nd Floor Classroom,
383 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 

September 4 
Collection Systems - Inflow and Infiltration
Civil Defense Training Facility, 7220 NY Route 54, Bath, NY

September 18 
Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators
Utica College, Economic Crime & Justice Building, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY

September 19 
Nitrogen Removal
Utica College, Economic Crime & Justice Building, 1600 Burrstone Road, Utica, NY

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