Monthly Archives: November 2015

This Thanksgiving . . . . .

Enjoy time with family and friends but don’t forget to dispose of your holiday meal’s fats, oils and grease appropriately (not down the drain!) and remember not to flush your wipes.
Want to learn more about NACWA’s Toilets are not Trashcans campaign to save our pipes, plants and personnel – be sure to visit our page […]

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Happy “World Toilet Day”! Yes, Really

Conveying the value of water is pretty tough, when you’re competing against the Kardashians and the NFL for people’s attention.
Here in Green Bay, we try to find creative outlets for our water messages, using various platforms.  In November, we use a toilet.

Image credit: The Green Bay Press Gazette ran an article on NEW Water’s “World […]

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International Knowledge-Sharing for Stormwater Resiliency

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) serves over 9 million New Yorkers, provides clean drinking water to City residents and several New York State counties, and stormwater management and wastewater treatment for the City. With the massive amount of people depending on these critical services, we have been proactively studying climate change […]

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The FTC Flunks “Flushable” Wipes

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Monday that it finalized a consent order with Nice-Pak Products, Inc. requiring it to stop advertising its wipes as “flushable” unless it can substantiate the claim.  This consent order is the first action by a government agencies to deal with the flushability issue, and it is a huge […]

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