SmallWaterSupply.org | January 11, 2011 | #7 Your Yellow Pages for Training We're building out lots of features at SmallWaterSupply.org, but one we

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Your Yellow Pages for Training

We're building out lots of features at SmallWaterSupply.org, but one we are most proud of is the constantly-updated training calendar. You can easily find events from favorite agencies and associations in your state (or a neighbor state)!

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EPA guidance

EPA issues guidance for chromium-6 monitoring

Today EPA issued guidance to all public water systems who want to enhance their monitoring to include additional sampling and analysis for chromium-6. It is suggested that ground water systems monitor semi-annually at several points in the system.

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Weekly Reading for January 11, 2011

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

1. Bio-Domes offer innovative solution for small communities - Pilot studies demonstrate new technology to be as effective as traditional wastewater treatment
2. Citizens offer suggestions for fixing America - This video presents various thoughts on what should be done to make our country a better place. Some of the ideas have implications for infrastructure and small communities.
3. Do detection limits drive regulations? - A new study suggests that better technologies don't necessarily drive lower regulatory limits.
4. EPA and HHS considering revisions to fluoride standards - This brief article from AWWA and this factsheet from EPA summarize the recent buzz about potential changes to fluoride limits in drinking water.
5. Gas boom spurs wastewater woes - Pennsylvania copes with surface discharge of partially treated wastewater from hydaulic fracturing, also known as "fracking".
6. Minnesota develops first statewide water sustainability plan - State legislature to hear and discuss the aggressive proposal.

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What You Need To Know About Us

We are here to support small community water and wastewater operators. We've found thousands of free online resources and created an easy way to sort through them quickly. We've also created a national events calendar that lists training, exams, conferences, and workshops for every state and national training provider that has that information on the internet. In developing such a comprehensive set of information and tools, we are also serving the 800+ training, primacy, and technical service organizations, by helping operators get to their information.

You can call us (866-522-2681) if you need assistance. We will find the right TA provider or expert to help you in your state. We will print large documents you find on our website and mail them to you for free. We are a free service, grant funded to support small community water and wastewater systems. We aren't buying, selling, or advertising anything.

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