October 24, 2019 - In This Issue:
February 3-5, 2020
92nd Annual Meeting Program Released!
"Creating a Sustainable Operator Workforce"
Marriott Marquis, New York City
Join us for NY State's largest water quality technical conference and exhibition! Professional development is the purpose of the annual meeting, through the presentation of high quality, scientifically-based technical papers in 30 sessions over three days. The conference provides learning, discussion and interaction with other water quality professionals from across the state. Continuing education credits for professional engineers and operators are offered.

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Exhibit, Advertising & Sponsorships Available!
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Attention Operators!
NYWEA 92nd Annual Meeting Lucy Grassano Operator Scholarships: 
$900 Travel Stipend AND Full Week Registration Waived for Conference
This scholarship is named after Lucy Grassano who was a Principal Administrative Assistant at NYC DEP; she was a mentor, friend, teacher and "mother" to many operations staff throughout the years. Everyone needs a coach and it is in this spirit that these scholarships are granted in her name.
The NYWEA Board of Directors along with the leaders of all seven Chapters want to provide the opportunity for a certified operator to attend the 92nd Annual Meeting in New York City.
The criteria are:

1) Must be a Certified Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator**

2) One Operator from EACH CHAPTER will be selected

3) Selections made on the following:

    a. Individual has never attended an Annual Meeting of NYWEA in the past;

    b. Must be a NYWEA member (Membership Application can accompany Scholarship Application);

    c. Submit a 200 word essay why you would like to attend by December 1.

**Must work day-to-day in a wastewater treatment or collection utility. NYWEA Voluntary Collection Systems Operators are also eligible.
Note: $900 is an offsetting stipend for travel expenses. Expenses beyond $900 will have to be paid by the Operator directly. Checks will be issued to winners prior to the annual meeting.
Awards Deadline Extended until November 1, 2019
Past President Geoff Baldwin presents the Nelson A. Rockefeller Award  to Mayor Byron Brown of Buffalo, NY.
NYWEA Awards Nominations
Do you know or work with an individual who has made a positive impact on the water environment? We think you do! If so, please consider nominating them for a NYWEA award. 

Help us to 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 go to the NYWEA website to get started.

The extended deadline is fast approaching,  please submit your nomination by November 1.

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November 15 Deadline!
Pre-Certification Scholarship Program
NYWEA is now proud to offer a new scholarship program to individuals in New York State pursuing their wastewater operator pre-certification credentials. The deadline for this year is fast approaching, November 15!  If you know someone who is interested in getting into the field, please pass this information along!

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Stormwater Speciality Conference
Syracuse Marriott Downtown , Syracuse, NY 

By attending this conference you will learn about the upcoming changes to the MS4 General Permit, as well as the Construction General Permit.  

Be sure to attend and learn about examples of successful Stormwater programs and the funding opportunities that exist. You will also learn about how to apply Green Infrastructure practices in non-MS4 communities. 

Within proximity of many Green Infrastructure projects, a unique walking tour will take place in downtown Syracuse, just outside the doors of the hotel!

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