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  • PFAS: Andrew Carpenter’s presentation from our Annual Legislative Breakfast - March 2nd, 2020 - 5:00 pm

    MEWEA’s annual legislative breakfast was held at the Senator Inn and Spa, Augusta, ME on February 27, 2020. Speaker: Andrew Carpenter, Soil Scientist, Northern Tilth. Presentation link: Keeping Water Safe, Clean and Sustainable: PFAS Response This year’s theme was: “Keeping Water Safe, Clean, and...

  • MEWEA’s 2020 Spring Conference – 4/3/20 - February 3rd, 2020 - 10:44 am

    MeWEA invites you to join friends and colleagues at the Spring Conference April 3, 2020 at the Black Bear Inn & Conference Center in Orono. Click here to register.

  • NOTICE: PFAS Task Force Report. Opportunity to submit testimony - January 30th, 2020 - 1:57 pm

    Good Afternoon, Everyone should be aware that the Governor’s PFAS Task Force Report is currently out with recommendations. The link to the report is listed below. The report will be presented to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee on February 6th at 1:00 pm....

  • New Think Blue Maine Ducky Ad - January 15th, 2020 - 8:14 am

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President’s Message

Welcome to 2020 and the 54th year of MEWEA! It is an honor to be representing this association and all the dedicated stewards of the entire clean water industry. Combined, all of us have made an enormous impact on clean water in the State of Maine. It remains a great feeling going to work every day, knowing that each one of us contributes to the high quality waterways that our home state is nationally renowned for.

I’ve been with Wright-Pierce for the past 5 years, with previous work at other engineering consultants, as well as brief stints in landscaping, and surveying streams for the US Forest Service. Through those experiences, my time in the clean water industry has allowed me to learn and see quite a few different work environments. I’m fortunate to have gotten involved in NYWEA, New York’s WEF affiliate, in college and served as Student Chapter President for 3 years, then serving for the Eastern NY Young Professionals Chair following college.

Since returning to Maine in 2013, I’ve had the opportunity to again serve as the Young Professionals chair, this time for MEWEA, and then get further involved on the executive board. I look forward to bringing those experiences to the association, while relying on the substantial support from the executive board’s broad backgrounds.

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Affiliate Groups

New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA)
Maine Water Utiltiies Association (MWUA)
North East Biosolids and Residuals Association (NEBRA)
Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC)