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  • Posted July 17, 2014
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Narragansett Bay Commission Receives Top National Water Quality Improvement Award

The Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) has been selected by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) Board of Trustees as the 2014 recipient of the Water Quality Improvement Award. This award is presented each year to the single water quality program in the nation that best demonstrates significant, lasting and measurable excellence in water quality improvement or in prevention of water quality degradation in a region, basin, or water body.

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  • Posted June 06, 2014
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NBC Staff Take First Place in Operator Challenge Competition

Five Rhode Island wastewater treatment professionals won first place yesterday in a prestigious contest of wits, strength, speed, and endurance designed to test the knowledge and skills used in wastewater collection practices and repairs. The team also received recognition in four other categories, including laboratory testing, safety, maintenance, and process control theories.

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  • Posted May 22, 2014
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NBC's 500 Junior Scientists Gather to Celebrate Year-Long Activism

On Friday, May 23, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., over 500 elementary school students, teachers and guests from nine Rhode Island schools will gather at Goddard Park in Warwick for an environmental education conference to culminate the Narragansett Bay Commission’s year-long Woon Watershed Explorers (WWE) program.

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  • Posted March 26, 2014
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Bay Commission Honored with Asset Management Award

The Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) received the Asset Management Excellence Award from the New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) for their commitment and ongoing efforts in Asset Management at NBC’s Wastewater Treatment Facilities.

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  • Posted March 13, 2014
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DEM, NBC Announce Temporary Closure of CSO Phase I Tunnel

The Phase I tunnel will be off-line for approximately three to four weeks beginning on or about March 19. In order to complete necessary Phase II construction, the tunnel will remain at approximately 60 percent capacity until September 2014.
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