E-news from NEW Water (Q1 2024)

March 29, 2024

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Critical assets: protecting your health, every day

Our Team works around the clock so that our community can do dishes, wash laundry, flush the toilet, and run their businesses whenever they want. Check our new video that demonstrates how we work around the clock to provide this critical nonstop service, which protects public health and our most valuable resource, water. 


Inflow & Infiltration Public Service Announcement

Help spread the word about this important issue to protect public health and our waterways!

I&I - Sump Pump PSA 

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Annual data summary

NEW Water PFAS sample collection summary (Green Bay and De Pere treatment facilities)

As part of our ongoing pollution prevention efforts, NEW Water voluntarily began sampling at its two treatment facilities in the spring of 2023. NEW Water is not currently subject to PFAS surface water criteria or monitoring requirements. After a Quality Assurance Review, an annual data summary has been compiled.

NEW Water conducted quarterly monitoring at locations representative of our incoming untreated wastewater and our outgoing treated wastewater at the Green Bay Facility and the De Pere Facility.

The 2023 data offer a baseline to help inform future monitoring needs and pollution prevention strategies. Check out the data>>


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National honors for NEW Water

NEW Water was honored with a 2024 Public Information & Education Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for its initiative, “Planning for the Future in Northeast Wisconsin,” a robust communications and education program plan and implementation regarding critical infrastructure upgrades. Read more>>

www.newwater.ushubfsImagesAwardsCongrats, Local Industries 2021Local 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! See the list of awardees>>

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Congratulations, Lynn Terrien, 2024 NEW Watershed Champion!

On March 14, 2024, NEW Water honored Lynn Terrien with the 2024 NEW Watershed Champion Award. Terrien’s dedicated career includes work as a science educator, and as one of the original teachers of the Lower Fox River Watershed Monitoring Program, where she currently serves as Outreach and Education Coordinator. Learn more>>

In the news: 

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NEW Water is featured on Building Wisconsin TV

Join host Stuart Keith as we catch up with the members of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 400 in this episode of Building Wisconsin TV to take a closer look at the plumbing in waste water treatment plants. Read more>>

Watershed Sampling

Basin Buzz featured NEW Water

The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance's "Basin Buzz" features NEW Water’s efforts in the watershed were highlighted in two articles of the most recent issue of the Basin Buzz, a quarterly publication of the Fox Wolf Watershed Alliance. Read more>>

ACDC Watershed BMPs

Tilth Agronomy Talk Radio highlighted NEW Water's watershed efforts

Tilth Agronomy Talk Radio featured NEW Water to discuss its watershed efforts, as well as its mission, services, and the “half-time flush” phenomenon of home football games. Listen to the podcast>>

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What's new at NEW Water

NEW Water held an update meeting on March 21, with topics including the latest Facility Plan Project Update, 2025 budgeting, Clean Water Fund, and Emergency Response Mutual Aid.  See the presentation here >>

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