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Wise Water Words (three issues)

Washington DC news (12 months) -- Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies

1.8: McConaughy's owner says water restrictions aren't enough -- Omaha World-Herald

1.12: NRD officials defend hold on new irrigation -- Omaha World-Herald

1.15: Board meeting

2.3: AWWA Section Survey

2.3: Draft AWWA Affiliation Agreement

2.23: Infrastructure conference, March 10-11, Kearney

3.4: Grants flow to drinking water projects -- Omaha World-Herald

3.10: Board meeting agenda, March 16

3.13: NRDs say study shows water limits not needed on Platte -- Omaha World-Herald

3.13: Water for People Golf Scramble, May 1, The Pines Country Club, Valley. Click here for details.

3.13: Study calls for restraint with irrigation -- Omaha World-Herald

3.29: About one-fifth of wells contaminated -- Omaha World-Herald

4.7: Senators give first-round approval to bill to clean clogged rivers -- Lincoln Journal Star

3.30: Value of Water Conference, April 29-20, Lincoln

3.30: State backtracks: Platte water supply not "fully appropriated" -- Omaha World-Herald

3.31: Small Systems Confined Space Seminar, April 22, Aurora. Click here for more information.

4.1: Lower Platte Basin: Water woes to continue -- Omaha World-Herald editorial

4.6: Orville Davidson to retire May 31

4.6: Big Mac releases to lift Platte level -- Omaha World-Herald

4.7: Senators give first-round approved to clean clogged rivers -- Lincoln Journal Star

4.10: Cutbacks? Not at this employer -- $1,000 gifts instead -- Omaha World-Herald

4.10: Art May funeral service April 14

4.10: Water-level changes in the High Plains Aquifer -- US Geological Survey

4.10: Lt. Governor Rick Sheehy signs Drinking Water Week proclamation

4.13: AWWA and National Rural Water Association Memorandum of Understanding

5.1: Board meeting

5.4: Water use gathering issues dire warnings -- Omaha World-Herald

5.12: Water for People Trap Shoot, July 17

5.13: Water for People golf results and photos

6.18: Water everywhere -- Plattsmouth Journal

6.20: Nebraska irrigates the most acres -- Omaha World-Herald

6.24: Nebraska irrigation: Water frontier reaches end -- Omaha World-Herald editorial

6.28: A stimulus for stadium, sewers? -- Omaha World-Herald

6.28: Elba officials may exile water tower to the scrap heap -- Omaha World-Herald

7.1: Young Professionals presentation on water system coatings, August 28 (2 CEUs, grades 1-4)

7.1: National AWWA Vice-President Charles F. Anderson to be guest speaker at annual fall conference

7.8: Stricter labeling urged for bottled water -- Associated Press

7.21: Emergency planning seminar in Gering, September 22 and 23

7.23: Board meeting

7.24: Emergency water test; two groups working together -- Blair Enterprise editorial

7.27: Section retreat, Friday, August 14 in Lincoln

7.28: Exhibitor and sponsor information for the annual fall conference

7.28: Click here for information about the water taste contest at the fall conference, November 4

7.28: Click here for fall conference program, November 4-5, Kearney Holiday Inn; registration form

7.28: Water operator pre-session, November 3

8.20: Mortenson to speak at Union College, September 22

8.21: Nebraska Section AWWA retreat August 14 follow-up

9.13: Toxic waters: How safe is your water? -- New York Times

9.15: Nebraska Section AWWA retreat follow-up

  1. Young Professional Committee SOP example
  2. Committee SOP template

The Committee SOP describes a committee's work to provide continuity between present and future committee members; document activities and deliverables each committee provides, and to use in recruiting new committee members.

The ultimate goal is to have the SOPs for all committees that can be given to committee chairs and members.

We would like all committees to draft standard operating procedures. Please use the template above.

9.17: Board meeting

11.9: Minutes of annual business and board meetings

12.1: Water for People thank-you

12.3: M.U.D. water rates to increase four percent -- Omaha World-Herald

12.7: Small Systems Workshop, December 16

12.8: MIllions in U.S. drink dirty water, records show only 6 percent of systems that broke law since '04 were fined, punished -- The New York Times

12.9: Water is safe -- Omaha World-Herald

12.16: That tap water is legal but may be unhealthy -- The New York Times