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Newsletter #79 for May 30, 2012


Have an idea for SmallWaterSupply.org?

This summer at SmallWaterSupply.org, we're going to be thinking hard about ways to make the website even more useful to you. We'll be planning new content, webinars and different ways to streamline delivery of the best information for water and wastewater operators in small communities.

Do you have an idea, comment or suggestion for us? Our comment box is open and waiting to hear from you!

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Video of the Week

In each week's newsletter, we'll highlight an excellent video worth watching. That video is also be featured on our home page during the week. Visit our archive for past features.

This week's featured video highlights a water utility training program in Waco, Texas, a collaboration between a local school and the city.


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Weekly Reading for May 30, 2012

Each week we'll provide a collection of our favorite links we know you'll love too!

Water utilities can benefit from atrazine settlement - Community water systems with atrazine in their source water may be eligible for settlement funds.
Free IRS Virtual Workshop - Small private utilities can learn the basics of small business taxes with this video training series.
Tribal leaders express displeasure with planned Las Vegas water pipeline - Water authority set to pump water from rural areas of Nevada and Utah to the growing Las Vegas valley area.

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SmallWaterSupply.org Calendar

Upcoming Free Webinars

June 5 - RCAC: Board Basics: Capital Improvement Plans
This workshop will show board members, managers and operators how to develop a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) which will allow them to replace water system components prior to failure.

June 6 - RCAC: Total Coliform Rule and Compliance
This workshop will cover the basic requirements of the Total Coliform Rule (TCR), including sampling, compliance determination, and public notification.

Want to find additional training opportunities for operators, including events in your area? Search the SmallWaterSupply.org Calendar for more online and in-person events.


About SmallWaterSupply.org

SmallWaterSupply.org is a free service, grant-funded to support small community water and wastewater operators with comprehensive resources and information in one easy-to-use place. We also serve the 800+ training, primacy, and technical service organizations, by helping operators get to their information. We aren't buying, selling, or advertising anything. You can call us at 1-866-522-2681 if you need assistance.

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