NEW Water News

The Press Times features NEW Water's Facility Plan

May 16, 2022

May 2022 - The Press Times featured NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, for planning for the future with a Facility Plan, so the community can continue to flush the toilet, wash the dishes, and run their businesses whenever they want. 

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Enhancing green infrastructure

April 29, 2022

Thanks to the support from a U.S. Forest Service grant to NEW Water, a total of 2,196 trees have been planted around Brown County in the last year, including 54 trees at NEW Water's De Pere and Green Bay Facilities. An additional 500 trees will be planted this year. Thank you to our municipal partners who are helping to protect area waterways by reducing runoff while enhancing green infrastructure in our service area. Learn how you can #LoveYourWatershed >>

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NEW Water Honored in Photo Contest

April 26, 2022

Ben Young, NEW Water’s Watershed Specialist, has received second place for his drone photograph in the Dutchman Creek watershed, image above, in the 2022 Green Bay Conservation Partners Multi-Media Contest.

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Capital Charge Study

April 25, 2022

NEW Water kicked off a Capital Charge Study Workshop on April 21, 2022. 

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'Newsmaker Sunday' features NEW Water

April 18, 2022

NEW Water looking to renovate Brown Co. Facilities 

WFRV 'Newsmaker Sunday' (April 2022) - Tom Zalaski, WFRV, featured NEW Water's Executive Director, Tom Sigmund, to talk about the mission, vision, and NEW Water's essential services to our community.  

Excerpts from the WFRV story are found below. To watch or read the full interview, please visit: WFRV 'Newsmaker Sunday' (www.wearegreenbay.com) 

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E-News from NEW Water (Q1 2022)

March 31, 2022

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Local industries lauded 

NEW Water applauds local industries, which received Significant Industrial User Awards for achieving permit compliance! Thank you industries for doing your part to protect Wisconsin’s waters! 

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2021 Industrial Achievement Award

March 23, 2022

The 2021 Industrial Achievement Award Winners

NEW Water congratulates the following businesses for receiving the Silver, Gold, and Platinum Awards in recognition of consecutive years of full compliance with wastewater discharge standards and requirements for 2021.

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World Water Day & Water Champion 2022

March 22, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Day!The Green Bay Water Utility and NEW Water are proud to present the 2022 Water Champion Award to: Dr. Harold "Jack" Day! 

(Green Bay – March 22) Longtime advocate and educator Dr. Harold ‘Jack’ Day is named this year’s Water Champion by the Green Bay Water Utility and NEW Water.

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2022 NEW Water update meeting

March 17, 2022

Facility Plan

NEW Water held a Facility Plan Update meeting on February 16.

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NEW Water Testifies Before Senate on Critical EPA Clean Water Funding Tool

March 16, 2022

Funding helps protect public health and the waters of Wisconsin

Clean Water State Revolving Fund Allotment Formula Under Review

(Washington, DC) – On March 16, members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee heard testimony from public clean water utility members of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) during the Committee’s hearing, “Oversight of the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund Formula”. Among those called to testify were members of the NACWA Board of Directors -- Tom Sigmund, Executive Director of NEW Water in Green Bay, Wisconsin and NACWA’s Vice President, and Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells, CEO of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District in Cleveland, Ohio.

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