2022 Tony Torchia Award Nominations

The Tony Torchia Award is given to one person each year at our Annual Conference in recognition of special contribution to the water/wastewater field in Vermont. View past recipients here. Nominations must be received by March 3, 2022. The winner of the 2022 Tony...

IIJA Infrastructure Funding

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)—also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal (BID) or Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL)—was signed into law on November 15, 2021. It allocates $50 billion for water and wastewater infrastructure between FY 2022...
Water Heroes: Max Tier

Water Heroes: Max Tier

In honor of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we’re featuring Max Tier, soon-to-be graduate of our Apprenticeship Program. Max started as a registered apprentice at the Springfield Wastewater Treatment Facility in December 2019. After two years, he will be the...
Water Heroes: Veterans

Water Heroes: Veterans

Vermont is lucky to have a number of veterans working in the water and wastewater industry. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we are recognizing several individuals who have served their country and now are serving their communities by providing safe drinking water and...

ARPA Funding for Water & Sewer Infrastructure

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the latest Covid relief bill passed in March 2021, includes aid for state and local governments. Vermont will receive more than $1.25 billion of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funding from ARPA. If your utility wants...
Water Heroes: Leonard Farrar

Water Heroes: Leonard Farrar

Leonard Farrar Name: Leonard Farrar System: New England Kurn Hattin School New England Kurn Hattin School for Children has been around since the early 1900s. Students and some staff live onsite, so it is a Community Water System, rather than an NTNC like most schools....