Between The Pipes

Please save the dates for our 44th Annual Workshop in Lake Placid, May 22-24, 2023!

Associate Members and Exhibitors:

Thank you to our Associate Members and Exhibitors, we have sold out of booth space at our annual event in May. Thank you all so much for your support, we couldn't do it without you!

To be placed on a waiting list, please email Cheryl Kearns at

Please click here to see a complete list of our exhibitors.

Thank you to our current paid sponsors:

Premier Sponsors
Koester Associates, Inc. - Siewert Equipment / E/One Sewer Systems

Gold Sponsors
AES Northeast - EJ Prescott - G.A. Fleet - General Control Systems - Naylor Association Solutions

Silver Sponsors
Surpass Chemical Company

Attendees: The agenda including registration form is available on the website. 

Hotel accomodations can be made through the central reservation system:


As many of you are aware, we retired our home study initial certification course platform effective December 30, 2022.

In an effort to continue to serve our membership, our staff worked diligently to develop initial certification courses for both Grade C & D water operation specialists. The new classroom-based courses are approved by the NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Water Supply Protection, and meet the most current standards as identified in the model curriculum. Our thanks to the NYSDOH personnel for their expedient yet thorough review and approval of our course materials.

To our members…we appreciate your patience and understanding as we completed this transition. We have a Grade D course already scheduled and plan to offer (2) more courses in 2023 that will accept both Grade C & D students. Please keep an eye on our website training page for more information

Harper Haines Fluid Control, Inc.
Harper Haines Fluid Control, Inc. is a CLA-VAL Authorized Field Service Team for all of New York. To save you money, we can rebuild your “in-place” control valves, perform on-site valve inspections and provide routine valve maintenance. Our shop includes extensive CLA-VAL parts inventory for a fast on-site response. Between our experienced Technical Sales Staff and our Factory Trained Service Mechanics, all repairs are application focused and reliable.
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Have you received water and/or wastewater technical assistance from NYRWA? Have you attended NYRWA in-person or web-based training? Has your system benefited from a Source Water Protection Plan or Energy Efficiency Assessment from NYRWA? If so, WE NEED YOUR HELP!  NYRWA is respectfully asking our system members to draft and submit letters of support for the services you have received. These letters are crucial so we can deliver your message to our elected representatives that more needs to be done to fund water and wastewater infrastructure. Please, we need as many members as possible to draft the support letters on your letterhead and mail to our office at:

PO Box 487
Claverack, NY 12513

Let's make this letter writing campaign a huge success, please participate. We thank you in advance for your consideration.

Slack Chemical Company, Inc.
Metropolitan Industries, Inc.
Upcoming Training

This year, many of our one-day training sessions are free to attend. We ask that when you are submitting your pre-registration forms that you complete them in their entirety, as we need all the information to process your registration. We appreciate your time and effort in submitting fully complete registration forms. There will not be an invoice sent for these free classes. We would like to ask that if you are unable to attend a training session, even the free classes, that you email our office ( to cancel at least three business days prior to the date of the class you are registered to attend. This will allow us to contact another student so they can attend and receive their needed contact hours. 


Don't have time to spend traveling to sit in a class all day? The best place to receive renewal web based training is at home or work, whichever your schedule allows. You can work at your own pace. SunCoast Learning Systems offers some great topics that will fit your certification requirement needs. Online courses are New York State approved and offer the flexibility and convenience you are looking for. For more information call 1-800-269-1181 or visit

Professional Engineering & Contract Operation Services
Cedarwood Engineering & Environmental®
Engineering: Cedarwood Engineering Services PLLC is a full-service engineering design firm. We provide a vast array of services ranging from water and wastewater, civil and environmental engineering, architectural design and environmental management.
Operations: Cedarwood Environmental Services, Inc. provides licensed contract operations, professional administration, and troubleshooting services for municipal and private drinking water and wastewater systems across New York State and within the New York City Watershed.
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Mar 2023
March 21 – 24, 2023

NYS DOH is expected to grant 18.0 contact hours toward initial certification and recertification.
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Be sure to visit our website for more details.
Camden Group, Inc.
Industry News

FEBRUARY 22, 2023
Albany, NY

Click here to read the full announcement.

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the launch of a proactive outreach initiative to help small, rural, and disadvantaged communities address their water infrastructure needs. The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation has assembled Community Assistance Teams to connect communities with experts who can help them undertake their critical water infrastructure projects. These Teams will provide on-site or virtual consultations to help communities across the state jump start planning, submit funding applications, and see their projects through to completion.

"Too many critical water systems have been neglected to a state of disrepair because communities don't have the staffing, resources, or expertise to undertake these vital projects, but that stops today," Governor Hochul said. "With the $500 million allocated for clean water infrastructure in this year's executive budget, my administration will continue to remove barriers preventing communities from getting the financial assistance they need to be able to access clean water for generations to come."

The New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC), a public benefit corporation that provides low-cost capital and grants for water infrastructure improvement, is working closely with the Departments of Environmental Conservation and Health to deploy Community Assistance Teams to conduct targeted outreach to small, rural, and disadvantaged communities. This includes partnering with the Governor's Regional Economic Development Councils and local organizations to host information events, identifying communities that have regulated facilities and have not used EFC for funding in several years, and soliciting requests for assistance directly from municipalities. Teams will provide one-on-one assistance to communities planning to upgrade their existing water infrastructure and to those communities working to create new water and sewer districts.

New Members
  • 3597 LLC
  • Arcady Bay Estates HOA
  • Bolton Point Water System
  • Canton, Village of
  • Carmel Winwater Works
  • Charles Morrow and Associates
  • Faun Lake Association
  • HACH Company
  • Jim Jolly Sales
  • Moley Industries
  • Pioneer Pump Systems Inc.
  • RAFA Systems Inc.
  • Scarsdale Water Department
  • Sensus, a Xylem brand
  • Underground Solutions, Inc.
  • Upstate Valve and Control


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Statewide Aquastore, Inc.