Policies & Action
PROBLEMS WITH FLUSHABLES?
January 9, 2017
Following are just two of many videos available online that deal with what's flushable and what isn't -- and what happens when people do flush them.
This one is short and gets the point across
in a graphic way:
For a laboratory perspective, take a look at:
Have you found videos that can help describe the boots-on-the-ground perspective to the layman? Send the links to us -- we'll put them here!
VIDEOS ABOUT THE CHALLENGES OF WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Most people don't know what's happening out of sight, beneath their feet. These are only a few of hundreds of videos that provide a glimpse our water quality infrastructure and the challenges we face.
This one provides a compelling
overview of the problems of aging infrastructure:
Here's a great (virtual) description of
how wastewater systems work:
GMWEA serves as the voice of the working water professional community, advocating for best-practice policies that affect Vermont's water systems, natural and man-made.
GMWEA's policy positions are determined by the board of directors after consultation with members, and may act on behalf of those positions in a number of ways:
GMWEA also hosts two annual legislative outreach events at the Statehouse to encourage communication among policy makers and water, wastewater, and stormwater professionals. Click here to learn more about our Legislators' Meet & Greet on January 18, 2017.