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Newsletter #90 for August 15, 2012

Video of the Week

In each week's newsletter, we 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 is a recording of a webinar from earlier this year that demonstrates how to use SmallWaterSupply.org to get the most out of internet resources.

Make the Internet Work for You - How to Use SmallWaterSupply.org - YouTube

Make the Internet Work for You

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Small Talk: Outreach Tip of the Week

Be an advocate for clean water by assisting with pharmaceutical and chemical take-back programs. Some utilities serve as a drop-off location.

Each week, we're sharing a quick tip to help you educate the public and communicate more effectively with local decision makers and customers.

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Recently at SmallWaterSupply.org

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Weekly Reading for August 15, 2012

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

Detroit water department to cut 81% of workers - Some skeptical of new cost-saving proposal.
July 2012 was hottest US month - This summer's drought due in part to warmest month on record.
Drought causes taste and odor issues - Community pumping water to plant due to low river levels.
A Day in the Life - A first-hand account of an operator's day on the job.

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SmallWaterSupply.org Calendar

Upcoming Free Webinar

August 22 - WERF: Guidance for Optimization of Lift Stations
This web seminar will present the findings on how hydraulic model simulation can be integrated with new generation SCADA programming so that lift station pumping can be scheduled and controlled from a central location for energy efficient operation.

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.

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