Customer Assistance Program FREE Webinar

Washington StateDepartment of Health Office of Drinking Water Hello Drinking Water Partners: On September 30, 2021, Proclamation 20-23.16 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services, more commonly called the no shut-off order, is lifted. State leaders and utility operators estimate over half a million Washingtonians have overdue water or electrical bills that could result in their services being shut off. While customer assistance and payment plan options will vary across water systems, the new Washington Water Assistance program is one option for customer’s over 150 percent of the federal poverty limit.  What:  Free virtual workshopWhen: Thursday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Who:   Brian … Continue reading Customer Assistance Program FREE Webinar

Webinar: Water Recommendations for the Next Administration

        Webinar: Water Recommendations for the Next Administration   America is at a crossroads. We can continue to overlook the nation’s water problems, even as scarcity, pollution, and climate changes increase risk, or we can take steps to make our water systems more effective, resilient, and equitable.   Join us on November 18th for a discussion of the Pacific Institute’s water recommendations for the next administration with Pacific Institute President Jason Morrison, President Emeritus Dr. Peter Gleick, and Director of Research Heather Cooley. The webinar will include an overview of America’s current water woes and practical solutions … Continue reading Webinar: Water Recommendations for the Next Administration

Welcome to the WIWSA October Newsletter!

During these challenging times when we cannot meet in person, we plan to send a monthly newsletter to keep our members up to speed with water news. We’ll send this newsletter to our email list and post it on our website. We aim to provide an easy place to find all the month’s news and upcoming events. News from Whidbey Island Water Systems Association Our September Quarterly members meeting was held via zoom. Guest speaker Jeff Tasoff of Davido Consulting Group gave a talk on Small Water System Asset Management, focusing on the equipment inventory part that many small systems … Continue reading Welcome to the WIWSA October Newsletter!

Asset Management for Small Water and Wastewater Systems

Asset Management Planning and Resources On-line Who:                  Decision Makers, Managers and OperatorsWhen:                Tuesday – November 10, 2020Session 1:        10:00 AM – 12:30 PMSession 2:        1:00 PM – 4:00 PMWhere:               On-line Training                            Go to Training (GTT)                  Understand how Asset Management impacts your budget Laptop exercises and free spreadsheets provided Learn what funders need during your project Network with and learn from other communities Registration InformationDon’t Wait!! Space is limited!!Register Online Please register early as space is limited. Once we receive your registration, we will send you confirmation. If you need to … Continue reading Asset Management for Small Water and Wastewater Systems

AWWA-PNW Emergency Management Workshop

When Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8:00 AM PDT-to-Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 12:00 PM PSTAdd to Calendar Where This is an online event. Contact Jeff LundtWashington 2020 Emergency Preparedness Workshop – Online  Part 1 Planning – Wednesday October 28th  Part 2 Preparation, Training & Response – Wednesday November 4th Both workshops start at 8:00 AM PDT and run till 11:45 These are independent sessions you can sign up for either or both and get 0.3 CEU credit Water & Wastewater CEU Approved! Two half-day presentations that provides a basic understanding of emergency preparedness, and the response of water … Continue reading AWWA-PNW Emergency Management Workshop