APWA – Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day – October 28, 2019

Celebrate "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day" today! Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day on October 28 recognizes the heroic men and women who make it their business to take immediate action when disaster strikes. Join APWA in celebrating these 4.6 million career and volunteer professionals within five primary disciplines: Public Works, Emergency Management, Law Enforcement, … Continue reading APWA – Honoring the Nation’s First Responders Day – October 28, 2019

FEMA Seeks Comment for Public Assistance Guide

FEMA Seeks Comment for Public Assistance Guide The fourth edition of the "Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide" is scheduled for publication in January 2020. The updated draft has been released for a 45-day public comment period. The draft guide and accompanying comments matrix is available for review on the FEMA website. FEMA will accept public comments submitted through Nov. … Continue reading FEMA Seeks Comment for Public Assistance Guide

FEMA Appoints 15 Members to National Advisory Council

FEMA Appoints 15 Members to National Advisory Council Today, FEMA announced that Acting Administrator Pete Gaynor appointed 15 members to FEMA’s National Advisory Council (NAC). The NAC is an advisory committee established by federal law to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of federal emergency management activities. The NAC provides advice to the FEMA Administrator through recommendations on … Continue reading FEMA Appoints 15 Members to National Advisory Council

EPA – Creating the Water Workforce of the Future – Webinar Series

"Creating the Water Workforce of the Future" Webinar Series People are a Utility’s Most Important Asset Recruiting, retaining, and motivating a talented and diverse workforce is one of the most important challenges facing today’s water and wastewater utilities. As utilities confront this challenge, it often takes many partners to create a truly sustainable workforce. Without which, … Continue reading EPA – Creating the Water Workforce of the Future – Webinar Series