Views on the Latest Regulations

  1. EPA Goes 'Next Generation' With Regulatory Compliance Program
    12/2/2013

    Inspired by new technology and an evolved philosophy, the EPA changes its approach to pollution-control rulemaking and compliance.

  2. Congress And Water: Much Ado About Nothing In 2013
    11/22/2013

    If Congress were to get a grade for their recent work on water and wastewater matters, it would be “incomplete.” Here’s what they did (or didn’t) get done in Washington this year.

  3. Water And Wastewater Funding Legislation For 2014
    10/31/2013

    Dawn Kristof Champney, President of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) and Ron Duecker, COO of JWC Environmental and the chair of WWEMA's Presidents Council, explain the industry’s relationship with Congress and what we all can be doing to push the industry’s interests further on Capitol Hill.

  4. WWEMA Window: Tackling Today’s Top Challenges
    10/15/2013

    On September 24, 2013, the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturers Association (WWEMA) held its annual President’s Council at the Chicago O’Hare International Airport. This is an informative one-day event where top executives of WWEMA-member companies get together to share and discuss industry trends, national and international economic news, and upcoming regulatory issues. This was my fifth year attending this event. Each year the insight that is shared is amazing, and 2013 was no exception. By Frank J. Rebori, president of Smith & Loveless, Inc. and vice chairman of WWEMA 

  5. Are You Ready For 'Lead Free' 2014?
    2/15/2013

    The clock is ticking, counting down to the new “lead free” mandate, effective Jan. 4, 2014, which will be considerably stricter than the current federal requirement. Under the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act, signed Jan. 4, 2011, “lead free” will be redefined as “not more than a weighted average of 0.25% lead when used with respect to the wetted surfaces of pipes, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings, and fixtures.”