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E-News from NEW Water (Q3 2022)

October 7, 2022

Celebrate Water!

What: Please join NEW Water and partners to celebrate 50 years of the Clean Water Act and NEW Water's 90th anniversary. Participating partners include: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UWGB) Chancellor Mike Alexander; UWGB Dean of College of Science, Engineering, and Technology John Katers; U.S. EPA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Water Radhika Fox; U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin; U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher; Wisconsin Sen. Rob Cowles; Wisconsin DNR Secretary Preston Cole; Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach; and others.

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E-News from NEW Water (Q2 2022)

June 29, 2022

The 2021 Annual Report showcases our accomplishments, highlights, and challenges throughout the year to ultimately protect our most valuable resource, water. Click the image to read the Annual Report!

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E-News from NEW Water (Q1 2022)

March 31, 2022

Click the image to learn more about the Facility Plan


Local industries lauded 

NEW Water applauds local industries, which received Significant Industrial User Awards for achieving permit compliance! Thank you industries for doing your part to protect Wisconsin’s waters! 

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E-News from NEW Water (Q4 2021)

December 30, 2021

We celebrated the 90th year of protecting our most valuable resource, water. 

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E-News from NEW Water (Q3 2021)

September 29, 2021

NEW Water’s “effluent,” or water we discharge into the Fox River, is generally cleaner than the receiving water. We collect and treat an average of 41 million gallons a day from our two facilities. NEW Water is proud to be permit compliant for 18 years in a row. This sample of our effluent is from September 5.

Summer was not quite over yet when this sample was taken of the Fox River on September 5! Cyanobacteria, or blue green algae, can still bloom this time of year, causing the water to look green, especially on calm days. Cyanobacteria can be harmful to humans and animals from contact or consumption. Whenever you are planning any recreation near or on the water, be aware, and “When in doubt, stay out!”

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E-News from NEW Water (Q2 2021)

June 29, 2021

Understanding our water

The journey to “Understanding Our Water,” is complex, exciting, and important! Learn how you can better understand what’s happening in the water, to help keep you and your family safe.

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E-News from NEW Water (Q1 2021)

April 7, 2021

Celebrating the 90th year of protecting our most valuable resource, water.

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E-News from NEW Water (Q4 2020)

December 30, 2020

Green Bay's NBC-26 featured NEW Water’s #LoveYourWatershed initiative, highlighting the importance of doing your part to care for area waters. See the story here.

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E-News from NEW Water (Q3 2020)

October 1, 2020

NEW Watershed Program field walks

With fall comes the beginning of field walks in the watershed! The NEW Watershed Program team will ascertain soil health, field conditions, and conservation needs to improve the watershed and our local waters.

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E-News from NEW Water (Q2 2020)

June 30, 2020

COVID-19 in wastewater study

NEW Water is proud to partner with UW-Milwaukee on a study testing for COVID-19 in wastewater.


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