Is Replacing Retirees Your System’s Biggest Workforce Challenge?

The changeover in workforce in the water and wastewater sector is a growing challenge that will eventually impact almost every system. While there are a number of ways that systems engage and recruit new workers, it’s also important to look at how the system itself is organized to improve recruitment and retention. As the next … Read more

$30.7 Million Available for Small and Rural Water Systems

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced the availability of up to $30.7 million in grant funding for technical assistance and training to support small and/or rural drinking water and wastewater systems. The grant provides funding to organizations that work side-by-side with water systems by giving them the necessary tools and training to ensure communities … Read more

MN Offers Lead Remediation Grant for Schools and Childcare

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced a grant program for the purpose of remediating identified sources of lead in drinking water in schools and licensed childcare settings. Examples of eligible grant activities supported include: MDH will prioritize funding to projects that demonstrate the need for remediating sources of lead in drinking water. View grant … Read more