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2022 NEW Water update meeting

June 16, 2022

NEW Water Update Meeting

NEW Water held an update meeting on June 16, 2022, with topics including Adaptive Management, Inflow & Infiltration, Local Limits and Ordinance Changes, and Capital Charge Study.

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TPO Magazine features NEW Water's Watershed Work

May 31, 2022

June 2022 - Treatment Plant Operator (TPO) Magazine featured NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, for a collaborative approach to help protect our most valuable resource, water with Adaptive Management.  

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The Press Times features NEW Water's Facility Plan

May 16, 2022

May 2022 - The Press Times featured NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, for planning for the future with a Facility Plan, so the community can continue to flush the toilet, wash the dishes, and run their businesses whenever they want. 

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'Newsmaker Sunday' features NEW Water

April 18, 2022

NEW Water looking to renovate Brown Co. Facilities 

WFRV 'Newsmaker Sunday' (April 2022) - Tom Zalaski, WFRV, featured NEW Water's Executive Director, Tom Sigmund, to talk about the mission, vision, and NEW Water's essential services to our community.  

Excerpts from the WFRV story are found below. To watch or read the full interview, please visit: WFRV 'Newsmaker Sunday' (www.wearegreenbay.com) 

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NEW Water Testifies Before Senate on Critical EPA Clean Water Funding Tool

March 16, 2022

Funding helps protect public health and the waters of Wisconsin

Clean Water State Revolving Fund Allotment Formula Under Review

(Washington, DC) – On March 16, members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee heard testimony from public clean water utility members of the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) during the Committee’s hearing, “Oversight of the Clean Water State Revolving Loan Fund Formula”. Among those called to testify were members of the NACWA Board of Directors -- Tom Sigmund, Executive Director of NEW Water in Green Bay, Wisconsin and NACWA’s Vice President, and Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells, CEO of the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District in Cleveland, Ohio.

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NEW Water's Silver Creek Project highlighted

February 3, 2022

Silver Creek Project highlighted  

February 2022 Edition - An article in “Insight on Business” featured NEW Water's Silver Creek Project. 

Excerpts from the Insight on Business story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: Protecting assets - Page 30  |  e-Edition   |   Insight on Business  (www.insightonbusiness.com)

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Basin Buzz features NEW Water

February 1, 2022

A collaborative approach to improving the region's water quality 

2022 Winter Basin Buzz Edition - The Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance’s “Basin Buzz” featured NEW Water’s watershed work in Ashwaubenon and Dutchman Creek.

Excerpts from the Basin Buzz story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: The 2022 Winter LFR Basin Buzz - Print Version.pdf (www.fwwa.org)

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Salt wisely story features NEW Water

January 27, 2022

How can road salt impact our local waterways 

January 2022- In honor of Wisconsin Salt Awareness Week, NEW Water’s Sarah Bartlett was in the news helping promote how to “salt wisely” to protect area waters.

Excerpts from the WFRV story are found below. To read their full story, please visit: How can road salt impact our local waterways -  WFRV (www.wearegreenbay.com)

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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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