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WWEMA Welcomes New Member

WWEMA is pleased to introduce Adsorptech, our new Full manufacturing member. Adsorptech manufactures industrial-scale new adsorption-based oxygen production equipment and is also a global service provider of existing adsorption-based industrial gas equipment. You can learn more about Adsorptech on their website HERE. The official WWEMA delegate from Adsorptech is James Flaherty, President and CEO of the [...]

WWEMA Participates in Congressional Briefing on Water Infrastructure Technology

Along with several other national water associations, the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) participated in a Congressional Briefing on Water Infrastructure Technology on March 18, 2021. The briefing focused on the importance of water infrastructure to the economy, public and environmental health, and resiliency, as well as ways to reduce barriers to technology acceptance [...]

President Biden Signs American Rescue Plan—$1.9 Trillion Relief Package

On March 11, 2021 President Biden signed a $1.9 trillion relief package known as the American Rescue Plan. The Plan narrowly advanced from the U.S. House of Representatives with a 220 to 211 vote, with only one Democrat (Rep. Jared Golden, D-ME) joining all Republican House members in voting against it. The Plan passed the U.S. [...]

EPA Takes Steps to Regulate PFAS Substances in Drinking Water

On February 22, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took bold action to address polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Specifically, EPA:   reproposed the Fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) to collect new data on PFAS in drinking water and reissued final regulatory determinations for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and [...]

WWEMA Welcomes New Members

WWEMA is pleased to introduce two new Associate members—Municipal Equipment Company and Quality Sitework Materials! Municipal Equipment Company is a manufacturer representative firm with territories servicing Missouri, the Central and Southern parts of Illinois, and Kentucky. Many WWEMA members are likely familiar with Municipal Equipment Company as they represent a number of WWEMA manufacturers including Aquarius, [...]

President Biden Announces American Rescue Plan

On January 14, 2020, President Biden released details of an additional Coronavirus Relief package, that totals approximately $1.9 trillion. The package, which is titled American Rescue Plan (Plan), builds on prior relief packages and a key component of that is an additional round of stimulus checks; this time the checks would be for $1,400. Additionally, it [...]