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March 15, 2011
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NAWC Briefed Members of Congress on Sustainable Water Infrastructure Solutions
Before heading to the Hill, the Government Relations and Communication Committees teamed up on NAWC’s approach

More than 50 NAWC members flew into Washington, D.C., from March 7 – 9, for the 2011 Annual Report to Congressional Leaders, as well as for Government Relations Committee (GRC) and Communications Committee (C2) meetings held at the Hotel George on Capitol Hill.

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EPA Submits for Public Comment the Next Round of Safe Drinking Water Act Contaminant Monitoring

As part of its commitment to implement sensible protections of drinking water for communities across the country, and as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing 30 currently unregulated contaminants for monitoring in water systems, and submitting this proposal for public comment.

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New Nevada Commissioner Named

On Feb. 18, 2011, Luis Valera was appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Prior to his appointment, Valera was the government relations director for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), where he was responsible for advocating the University’s position on county, state and federal issues.

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Aqua America, Inc. Announces Appointment of Thomas M. Bruns as New President of Aqua Indiana

Aqua America, Inc. recently announced on the promotion of Thomas Bruns to president of Aqua Indiana, Inc., an operating subsidiary that provides water and wastewater services to 38,500 customers (more than 110,000 residents) throughout Indiana.

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Student Conservation Association, American Water Launch “Save Water Today” Public Service Campaign in Partnership with EPA

With 36 states expected to face serious water shortages by 2013, water conservation is an increasingly critical concern for our country. In response to this important issue, the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and American Water, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense program, have launched the Save Water Today public service campaign.

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