January 2013

  • Joint Expo and Operators Day – MI-AWWA / MWEA

    The AWWA / MWEA Joint Expo is sponsored by the Michigan Sections of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA).  It is the Midwest’s premier 2-day exposition of wastewater treatment and drinking water treatment & distribution equipment, manufacturers, consultants and representatives. P&N usually sends 10+ people to this event, […]

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  • Grant Funding Opportunity – Sustain Our Great Lakes

    Sustain Our Great Lakes now has a Request for Proposals available on its website  for grant funding for work in the Great Lakes basin. Money will be awarded in three categories: habitat restoration; delisting of habitat-related beneficial use impairments; and private landowner technical assistance. Pre-proposals will be due on February 14, 2013.

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  • MWEA Student Scholarships Now Available

    The Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA) is currently offering three (3) scholarships for those pursuing a career in the Water Environment Industry or working in the Water Environment Industry and attending school to advance their current career.  Full-time and Part-time, Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships are available. Don’t miss this great opportunity! SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE – […]

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  • Free White Paper: Surveys for Property Owners

    If you own property, someone likely has told you that you need a survey. Did you know there are different types of surveys? Download this free white paper to learn more about surveys, what the terms surveyors use actually mean, and answers to many frequently asked questions. Download the white paper here.

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  • Grant Projects – Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program

    The Michigan Coastal Zone Management Program (MCZMP) within the Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for grant projects that will start January 1, 2014.  Projects should protect the Great Lakes coastal resources by fostering environmentally-friendly development of economically and socially vibrant coastal communities. Download the […]

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  • $654 million wastewater, stormwater funding bills signed into law

    New State of Michigan grants available for asset management programs, planning Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley signed HB 5673 and SBs 1155 through 1158 into law late last week, authorizing an investment of $654,000,000 in grants and loans for wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. MDEQ’s Revolving Loan Section will manage the funds and develop the application process, […]

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  • DDAs and Economic Development

    Not everyone is aware of downtown development authorities (DDA), or why they are important. Many cities have one, and Michigan has 35 of them. Prein&Newhof often works with DDAs on projects related to streetscapes and downtown infrastructure. Downtown is considered the heart of the city. It is an expanse of a few streets that are […]

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