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NEW Water celebrates 90 years of community service

January 17, 2022

NEW Water celebrates nine decades of water treatment

December 2021 - The Press Times featured NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, for the celebration of 90 years of service to the community. 

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Water Reuse Project launched! Innovative approach to sustainability for Northeast Wisconsin

November 3, 2021

Unique circular reclaimed water system online at Green Bay Packaging Paper Mill

Brown County, the City of Green Bay, Green Bay Packaging, and NEW Water are happy to announce that a first-of-its-kind, circular reclaimed water system at the new Green Bay Packaging Paper Mill is now online.

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Raking up leaves

October 14, 2021

What gets in our water when fall is in the air?

October 2021 - WBAY featured NEW Water highlighting the importance raking leaves has on the environment, which can be a fun activity you do with your kids or partner. Cleaning storm drains by raking leaves out of the way can create safer water for us and the local wildlife.

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Recycling in Brown County to prevent pollution

September 24, 2021

Recycling is an everyday action that helps prevent plastics from entering our waterways.

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NEW Water's 'Thank You, Farmers!' video receives national honors

February 15, 2021
NEW Water recognized by National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) with National Environmental Achievement Award 

(Washington, D.C.) –Winners of the 2021 National Environmental Achievement Awards (NEAA) have been notified of their achievement. This annual awards program is presented to NACWA member public clean water utilities that have made outstanding contributions to environmental protection, their communities, ratepayers, and the water sector.

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NEW Water's 'out of sight' essential workers in the news

December 29, 2020

WBAY featured NEW Water's 'out of sight' essential workers in the news, highlighting the unseen workers protecting our most valuable resource, water.

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Healing Our Waters featured NEW Water's R2E2 story

December 14, 2020

Waste Into Fuel: A Water Infrastructure Success in Green Bay

Story re-posted from Healing Our Waters Website.

Communities across the Great Lakes are struggling with aging drinking and waste water infrastructure that is vital to providing safe drinking water, and nonstop wastewater treatment services that protect public health.

Thanks to federally funded programs such as the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF), communities that struggle with aging water infrastructure can get low-interest or no-interest loans and even loan forgiveness to upgrade these systems and protect communities and habitats over the long term.

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NEW Water's #LoveYourWatershed initiative in the news

November 24, 2020

NBC-26 featured NEW Water’s #LoveYourWatershed initiative is in the news this week, highlighting the importance of doing your part to care for area waters.

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