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Fact Sheet and Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated 3/17/2020

Updated 3/17/20 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and has now spread around the world, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named [...]

WWEMA Welcomes New Members

WWEMA is pleased to introduce its newest members. Tesco Controls, Inc. is WWEMA’s newest Full manufacturer member. Tesco Controls is a leading full-service systems integrator and original equipment manufacturer (OEM). Their business is designing, manufacturing, and integrating electrical and process control systems for water, wastewater, transportation, lighting, and renewable energy applications. Tesco Control’s offices are headquartered [...]

WWEMA Elects 2020 New Board Members and Executive Leadership

The WWEMA Board of Directors and members elected new officers and directors during the 111th Annual Meeting, November 6-8, in Litchfield Park (Phoenix), Arizona. Outgoing Board Chairman John Dyson welcomed incoming Chairman Mike Dimitriou during the closing session. WWEMA’s Executive Committee is now comprised of: Chairman Michael Dimitriou, President, WRT LLC (Westminster, CO) Chairman-Elect John Collins, [...]

WWEMA Committee & Council Chairs and Vice-Chairs Selected for 2020

WWEMA is pleased to announce its Committee and Council Chairs and Vice-Chairs for 2020. Thank you to these members for their tireless efforts working for the betterment of the Association. For the Marketing & Member Services Committee, Jay Conroy, President of Hydro-Dyne Engineering will continue as Chair and Ron Dollar, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, [...]

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020 Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) member companies manufacture and distribute water treatment equipment used in all sectors of our economy. This ensures the safety and quality of water, ultimately protecting human health and the environment. At no time in our recent history has this role been more important. The worldwide spread [...]

President Signs Law Allowing CWSRF Fund Transfer to DWSRF to Address Lead Issues

On October 4, 2019, President Trump signed the Water Infrastructure Funding Transfer Act (WIFTA). Under WIFTA, Congress will allow the transfer of funds from the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) to the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) to address lead contamination in drinking water. Excessive amounts of lead have been found in water systems throughout [...]

U.S. and Japan Reach Partial Trade Deal

On September 25, 2019, President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the United States and Japan have agreed to a partial trade deal. This deal will reduce or eliminate Japanese tariffs on U.S. agricultural products as well as U.S. tariffs on some Japanese industrial goods. The agreement establishes rules similar to those in [...]

U.S. Court Extends EPA’s Deadline for Promulgating Perchlorate Rule

On October 1, 2019, the U.S. District Court/Southern District of New York extended the deadline by which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has to promulgate a final rule regulating the allowable level of perchlorate in drinking water. The final rule was expected sometime on or before December 19, 2019. The comment period on the draft [...]