NEW Water News

Congressional Record Presentation

September 1, 2023

On September 1, 2023, Congressman Mike Gallagher (8th District) honored NEW Water Executive Director Tom Sigmund with a Congressional Record Presentation.

Above photo caption, left to right: Congressman Gallagher; Wisconsin Sen. Rob Cowles; Tom Sigmund, NEW Water Executive Director; Mike Grimm, The Nature Conservancy; Wisconsin Rep. Joel Kitchens.

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2023 NEW Water update meeting

June 22, 2023

NEW Water 2024 Budget Workshop

NEW Water held a 2024 Budget Workshop for Municipal & Industrial partners on September 13, 2023.

See questions & answers from that meeting here.


See the presentation here


NEW Water update meeting

NEW Water held a Municipal & Industrial partner update meeting on June 22, 2023 with topics including Strategic Plan Update, Facility Plan, Siphon Project, and Interceptor System.

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The Press Times features NEW Water

April 25, 2023

“NEW Water uses innovative approach to reach DNR limits”

April 22, 2023- The Press Times covered our organization’s cost-effective approach to permit compliance, through Adaptive Management. This approach will also achieve greater environmental gain for generations to come. 

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Basin Buzz features NEW Water

March 10, 2023

A collaborative approach to improving the region's water quality 

2023 Winter Basin Buzz Edition  - The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance's "Basin Buzz" highlighted NEW Water's partnership with the county and the Fund for Lake Michigan for a 6-row InterSeeder, as well as features a "Year in Review" for NEW Water's Watershed Program. 

Excerpts from the Basin Buzz story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: The 2023 Winter LFR Basin Buzz - Print Version.pdf (www.fwwa.org)

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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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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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The Press Times features the celebration of water

October 24, 2022

Celebrating 50 years of the Clean Water Act and NEW Water's 90 years of service 

October 18, 2022- In Green Bay, community leaders convened to celebrate water on the anniversary of the 50th year of the Clean Water Act, and the 90th year of NEW Water’s service to the community, learn more here.

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2022 NEW Water update meeting

September 6, 2022

NEW Water Update Meeting

NEW Water held an update meeting on October 20, 2022, with topics including PFAS, and Inflow & Infiltration.

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WFRV features NEW Water's (near) real-time data

September 1, 2022

NEW Water provides updated weather information on Fox River 

September 2022- NEW Water is excited to have near real-time data collections with the monitoring stations, check it out here.

Excerpts from the WFRV story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: NEW Water provides updated weather information on Fox River -  WFRV  (www.wearegreenbay.com)

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