Updates from Vermont Rural Water
Amelia McClure is a wastewater treatment apprentice at the City of Burlington. She’s nearly halfway through her two-year apprenticeship to become a certified wastewater operator.
The difficulty with weather events, such as drought, is that they often sneak up on us and leave us scrambling. The best you can do, since drought cannot be prevented, is to be prepared. Having a...
The Vermont COVID-19 Arrearage Assistance Program (VCAAP) has been expanded to include overdue drinking water and wastewater bills.
There is currently a moratorium on disconnections for all public water systems and municipal sewer systems. This moratorium is in place until the end of the State of Emergency—currently September 15, but likely to be extended again.
Gail Tiffany, laboratory director for the Bennington WWTF, is retiring after 35 years of service. She is truly a hero of Vermont’s water resources industry!
Background In 2019, the Vermont legislature passed Act 21 requiring all public community and non-transient non-community drinking water systems to monitor for PFAS. The interim standard for the 5...
Jim Fay is the winner of the 2020 Tony Torchia Award for outstanding service to the water industry. Jim retired last summer after more than 40 years with Champlain Water District.
Pedro Grodin, Chief Operator at the Newport City Water and Wastewater Systems, talks about money-saving and award-winning projects he’s implemented over the years.
The following is an email message sent to community and NTNC water systems on May 29, 2020. Greetings from the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division, The Department of...
Buddy Ball talks about how the pandemic has impacted his work at water systems in the Northeast Kingdom.