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WASDA Welcomes Three New Associate Members

Give a warm WASDA Welcome to our newest Associate Members! Get to know them at the upcoming Annual Meeting in February.

General Foundries, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in North Brunswick, New Jersey and supplies construction and utility castings to the Tri-State, New England and Midwest markets. They also have two distribution centers in Norfolk, Virginia and Savannah, Georgia to stock and supply castings for Southern

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Water Crisis Hits Michigan Suburb

According to Brian Steglitz, head of Ann Arbor ‘s Water Treatment Department, Michigan has been taking its water and sewer systems for granted.

A massive water main broke in Oakland County, making tap water susceptible to bacteria and E. coli. A mandate to boil water was immediately put in place for more than 300,000 residents.

Due to the widespread contamination, schools and businesses closed down, hospitals canceled surgeries, and civilians drove miles away to buy bottled water.

Aging infrastructure incidents like this one have become more frequent and dangerous across the state. Water officials led by Gov. Rick Snyder uncovered the following startling facts about the state’s water quality:

5.7 billion gallons of untreated raw sewage flows Michigan waterways annually
64 rivers that drain the vast majority of land in the Lower Peninsula (84 percent) tested positive for human sewage
1 in 10 of the state’ s 1.3 million septic tanks are experiencing operational problems

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Events

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2018 WASDA Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting brings together owner and executive level individuals from the waterworks industry to build and maintain key business relationships.  Whether you’re a seasoned industry professional or new to the industry, this is a can’t miss event for anyone involved in waterworks.

Stay tuned for more information regarding registration.
2018 WASDA Annual Meeting
February 25-28, 2018
La Quinta Resort & Club
Palm Springs,

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The Niagara Falls Wastewater Sludge Is Pouring Into Canada

Instead of the picturesque cascading waters that tourists flock to, Niagara Falls has been full of sewage for months. Both Ontario’s City Council and New York’s Water Board have had enough.

During heavy rainfall, the outdated water infrastructure surrounding the Niagara River strains under the volume of the stormwater. This quickly leads to gallons of contaminated wastewater from a nearby treatment plant dumping into the river — turning entire

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Imagine a Day Without Water – Thursday Oct 12

What is Imagine A Day Without Water?
Every year, hundreds of organizations, companies, and municipalities across the country work together to get water infrastructure issues covered in the media and social media in both national and local markets. The goal is to engage policymakers at all levels of government.

The Impact?
Social media posts using #ValueWater were seen by over 12 million people which led to mayors and governors

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