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Sad news regarding Joe Provenzao (1937-2022)

It is with heavy heart that I share the news that our dear friend Joe Provenzano is no longer with us.   Joe, a long-time volunteer leaders in our ISA water/wastewater division, passed away in his home in Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA on Sept 28, 2022.   Joe had been involved with ISA for more than 50 years, […]

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2023 ISA Water/Wastewater Division Student Scholarships – Applications due Jan 31, 2023

The ISA water/wastewater division (WWID) is pleased to announce our 2023 ISA WWID Michael Fedenyszen Memorial Student Scholarship. The ISA water/wastewater division (WWID) is pleased to award up to $2000 USD of scholarship money to encourage WWID members, their sons/daughters, and individuals recommended by WWID members to pursue higher education. In addition, winners will receive […]

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New Newsletter Editor Announced! Introducing Mr. Slawek Wolski, our new WWID newsletter editor starting in January 2023

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industries Division is pleased to announce that Mr. Slawek Wolski will take over as our new WWID Newsletter Editor starting in January 2023. After more than 11 years in the newsletter editor role, Graham Nasby will pass the baton so that Slawek can lead this important WWID member benefit. For the current […]

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Summer 2022 Newsletter now available online – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our 2022 summer newsletter is now available on our division website at www.isawaterwastewater.com and on ISA Connect at www.isa.org/wwid/ . In our 24-page Summer 2022 newsletter you will find a wide range of articles. Here is the table of contents: 1……. Director’s Welcome 1……. Newsletter Editor’s […]

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ISA Water/Wastewater presents Cybersecurity Best Practices webinar: Tues, Jun 7, 2022

The ISA Water/Wastewater Division was pleased to present a Cybersecurity best practices webinar as part of the 2022 EWAC webinar series on Tuesday, June 7, 2022: Norm Anderson (Carollo Engineers) – Developing an IACS Cybersecurity Program Josiah Long (Bechtel) & Hassan Ajami (PCI Vetrix) – Tactics for Defending Cyber Physical Attacks Josiah Long (Bechtel) – […]

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Spring 2022 Newsletter now available online – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our Spring 2022 Newsletter is now available on our division website at www.isawaterwastewater.com and on www.isa.org/wwid/ . In our 18-page Spring 2022 newsletter you will find a wide range of articles. Here is the table of contents: 1……. Director’s Welcome 1……. Newsletter Editor’s Welcome 3……. Director-elect’s […]

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Protecting our Water/Wastewater Infrastructure – Identifying and Mitigating Cybersecurity Threats

Cybersecurity is an ever-growing threat to our critical water infrastructure.  Recently, I had the pleasure of being part of a discussion panel that included Bryan Hurd from AON and Thomas Kuczynsk from DC Water at the Canadian 2022 National Water/Wastewater Conference. Though each of us panelists gave presentations from a slightly different perspective, Bryan from […]

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Winter 2022 Newsletter now available online – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our Winter 2022 newsletter is now available on our division website at www.isawaterwastewater.com and on www.isa.org/wwid/ . In our 12-page Winter 2022 newsletter you will find a wide range of articles. Here is the table of contents: 1……. Director’s Welcome 1……. Newsletter Editor’s Welcome 3……. Director-elect’s Welcome […]

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2022 Q1 Update from WWID Director Manoj Yegnaraman

Over the last couple of months, our Division volunteers have been focusing on the following two activities – (1) Engagement with ISA to conduct webinars as part of our 2022 Energy and Water Automation Conference program and (2) Collaboration with AWWA and WEF in order to provide mutual support between these organizations. Our EWAC committee […]

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ISA WWID LinkedIn Group

Since 2010, the ISA Water/Wastewater division has had a presence on the LinkedIn Platform.  If you have yet visited the WWID LinkedIn group, take a look at this address: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2031271 OR Log into www.linkedin.com and search for “ISA Water & Wastewater Industries Division” On our LinkedIn group you will find a wide variety of technical […]

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Still using 2G/3G SCADA modems? – Plan to get them replaced with 4G/LTE asap!

Think 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE and 5G only apply to cell phones?  Think again!   These cellular technologies are also used for communication modems in many critical sectors such as power distribution, gas utilities, pipelines, and Municipal Water/Wastewater control systems.  If you are a Municipal Water or Wastewater utility make sure to regularly review which control system, […]

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December 2021 Newsletter now available online – ISA Water/Wastewater Division

The ISA Water/Wastewater Industry Division is pleased to announce that our December 2021 newsletter is now available on our division website at www.isawaterwastewater.com and on www.isa.org/wwid/ . In our 20-page December 2021 newsletter you will find a wide range of articles. Here is the table of contents: In this Issue: 1……. Director’s Welcome 1……. Newsletter Editor’s Welcome […]

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Welcome to our incoming 2022 WWID Board

We are pleased to announce the member of our incoming 2022 Board for the ISA Water/Wastewater Division. 2022 WWID Board Manoj Yegnaraman – 2021-2022 Director Hassan Ajami – 2021-2022 Conference Chair, 2021-2022 Director-Elect Mike Briscoe – Secretary Don Dickinson – Past Director & ISA Connect Chair Joe Provenzano – Program Chair Colleen Goldborough – Membership […]

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ISA WWID participates in ISA visioning meeting for future roadmap for technical divisions

The ISA WWID was pleased to participate in a workshops with ISA senior leadership on Oct 13 and Dec 2, 2021 about the future roadmap for ISA’s technical divisions.  In attendance were Manoj Yegnaraman, Hassan Ajami, Joe Provenzano, Graham Nasby, Kevin Patel, Pavol Segedy and several more of our WWID volunteer leaders. The discussion was […]

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Thanks to our outgoing 2021 WWID board & volunteers

The WWID would like to sincerely thank all of our outgoing 2021 volunteers who served on our Board of Directors, committees, and advisory sub-committees. The ISA Water/Wastewater Division is lead by a group of dedicated volunteers from wide range of roles in the municipal water sector. This includes: water utilities, consultants, vendors, distributors, system integrators, […]

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