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2022 Industrial Achievement Award

March 22, 2023

The 2022 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 2022.

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NEW Water Executive Director testifies on behalf of water

March 15, 2023

NEW Water Executive Director and President of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), Tom Sigmund, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 15, to support “a permanent, reliable source of federal assistance with full funding to ensure households can afford their water and sewer bills and utilities have the resources they need to make critical investments.”

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10 things to know about NEW Water

February 21, 2023

NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, has been proudly serving Northeast Wisconsin since 1931. Our staff work around the clock so that our community can do laundry, run their businesses, and flush the toilet whenever they want. Here are “10 Things to Know” about this utility which proudly provides cost-effective, critical community services.

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National honors for NEW Water

February 15, 2023

NEW Water is the recipient of a 2023 National Environmental Achievement Award for the Public Information & Education category from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies for its “The Unflushables: Something Had to Give!” campaign.

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Central States Water Magazine features NEW Water

January 3, 2023

"Consistent small actions can make a big difference"

Central States Water Magazine featured an article from Wisconsin Section President and NEW Water Treatment Lead, Jake Becken, which talks about how "a few small actions each day can make a huge difference."

Excerpts from the Central States Water magazine are found below, read the full article here

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WTAQ Features NEW Water's 2023 Budget

December 29, 2022

Dec 2022 - WTAQ featured NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, on the 2023 budget, which was passed by NEW Water's Commission.  

Excerpts from WTAQ story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: NEW Water 2023 Budget Reflective of Inflation - WTAQ (wtaq.com)

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E-News from NEW Water (Q4 2022)

December 28, 2022

Happy Holidays! 

On behalf of all of us at NEW Water, we wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. We are proud to serve Northeast Wisconsin! 

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Topics: The Wave - Newsletter

Wisconsin Academy magazine features NEW Water

December 7, 2022

NEW Water was featured in Wisconsin People & Ideas, the magazine of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, in an article called “Making Waves from Wisconsin: Leadership in Clean Water.”

The article text is copied below. To learn more about the magazine, please visit: Wisconsin People & Ideas (wisconsinacademy.org)

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2023 Budget

December 7, 2022

NEW Water’s Commission has passed a $48.7 million budget for 2023 to ensure that critical resources are available to continue essential work to serve more than 238,000 residents, as well as businesses, industries, and visitors in Northeast Wisconsin.

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Safety Flare

November 30, 2022

When driving over the Leo Frigo bridge or passing by NEW Water’s Green Bay campus, you may notice our safety flare. The flare is designed to safely burn gas from our digestion process. The flare intermittently operates as needed. With some equipment down for repairs right now, the flare is currently being utilized more than normal. The flare was installed as part of our Resource Recovery & Electrical Energy (R2E2) facility.

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