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Recycling in Brown County to prevent pollution

September 24, 2021

NEW Water is continuing to help to promote an exciting exhibit which aligns with our vision: Protecting our most valuable resource, water.

Discover the connections between plastic waste and the well being of marine life with Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, a traveling exhibit currently at the Green Bay Botanical Garden that features eight larger-than-life sculptures of animals made from trash and debris washed up from bodies of water. The exhibit is open during the Botanical Garden’s regular hours of operation of 9 am–6:30 pm until September 26, so make sure to check it out before it's gone! 

The Washed Ashore exhibit includes sculptures with have educational signs highlighting facts about each animal, how plastic affects their environment and well being, and everyday actions that can help make a difference.

Photo credit: Green Bay Botanical Garden.


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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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