Regulations Corner - July 2020

WA State General Permit for Biosolids

The Washington State Dept. of Ecology announced their determination that the general permit under WAC-173-308 is the best approach to implementing the statewide program. This is following a complete review of comments, of which Northwest Biosolids comments were included, on the preliminary notice to issue a revised general permit.

Regulations Corner - February 2020

PFAS in Wastewater Resources
As the PFAS topic continues to evolve, new resources have also become available to help the water and wastewater sector better understand the weight of this on their programs. 

Regulations Corner - October 2019

PFAS Fact Sheet
The California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) has created a PFAS Fact Sheet. The 2-page fact sheet presents an overview of PFAS: what they are, where they are, human health considerations and a call to action based on science. You can access the PFAS Fact Sheet here.  

Leadership Spotlight Series

Young Meeta wanted to work in the airline business and travel the world.  She had dreams of ensuring the safety and comfort of passengers with her gracious attitude and winning smile as a flight attendant.  Eventually, this dream changed and Meeta knew her destiny was to become a doctor, but not just any doctor. Fate would have it in 2008 when her Masters advisor asked the magic question that cemented her future, “do you know what biosolids are?”  From that point on there was no looking back, Meeta earned her doctorate in soil science doing her dissertation work with biosolids.