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July 28, 2009
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Gov. John Baldacci, Aqua Maine employees and other honored guests

Aqua Maine Breaks Ground on ARRA-Funded Project

Gov. John Baldacci, Aqua Maine employees and other honored guests participated in a recent groundbreaking ceremony at Mirror Lake in Rockport for a new membrane filtration facility.

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Rep. Blumenauer Introduces Water Trust Fund

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) has introduced the long awaited “water trust fund” bill, H.R. 3202. As expected, the bill would fund the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CW-SRF) and the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DW-SRF), require large amounts of new grants and impose new taxes to raise the funds.

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Deadline Nears for NAWC Management Innovation Awards Entries

The Aug. 21 deadline for entries for the NAWC Management Innovation Awards Competition is nearing. If your company has instituted a new and innovative program, or introduced an idea in the area of management that you believe has benefited the company, your customers or the water utility industry overall, you should enter! For details, contact

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Middlesex Water Company and Artesian Water Company Named Among America's 100 Fastest-Growing Publicly Traded Small Companies

Middlesex Water Company and Artesian Water Company have been named to the FSB 100, a list of America's top small businesses by Fortune Small Business magazine. The complete list appears in the July/August 2009 issue of Fortune Small Business magazine.

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NARUC Holds Successful Summer Committee Meetings

The NARUC Summer Committee Meetings were held July 19–22 in Seattle at the Westin Seattle.

NAWC members were well represented, attending the Committee on Water and Staff Subcommittee on Water meetings.

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