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Cross Connection Contest

Youve probably heard about the good, the bad and the ugly. In the world of potable water protection and backflow prevention, a certified specialist tester or inspector will find Cross Connections that are controlled and in too many cases, a bad cross connection with no control. Here is a chance to share what you have come across in the field, we are looking for the bad and the uglycross connections of course
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Canada to add $323.4M to First Nations Action Plan

Earlier this month the Government of Canada announced the extension of its First Nations Water and Wastewater Action Plan. This plan, which was first introduced in 2008, commits the government to spending an additional CA$323.4 million over the next two years to address water needs among the First Nations. These funds will support water and wastewater treatment facility construction and renovations, operation and maintenance of facilities, training of operators and related public health activities in First Nation communities on reserve
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AWWA Announcements

New AWWA Water Audit Software (version 5.0) Available Now!
The AWWA Free Water Audit Software (Version 5.0) is now available and includes significant improvements from prior generations of the software. This spreadsheet-based water audit tool is designed to help quantify and track water losses associated with water distribution systems and identify areas for improved efficiency and cost recovery. The tool is still founded upon the principles of the M36 Water Audit methodology, but with an enhanced user interface. Improvements have been made to the Water Supplied calculations to align with new content in the forthcoming M36, 4th Edition, 2015. Read more

Exclusive AWWA Member Utility Benefit
Thinking Outside the Bill, Second Edition, gives an overview of tools proven for utilities to use in identifying and assisting their low-income customers. This quick reference developed exclusively for AWWA Member Utilities introduces utilities to alternative approaches to affordability issues, updates vital demographic and programmatic information, and includes references and resources.
Employees of AWWA Member Utilities must log in to access the resource.
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