PA COVID Vaccine Plan Update for Wastewater Professionals
Pennsylvania has begun its vaccine Rollout Plan -- with initial supplies limited, the COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed to Pennsylvanians in four phases ranging from 1A to 1B to 1C to 2. We're currently (1/25/21) in Phase 1A and health providers have begun...
Miller Named Regional Director of DEP SWRO
Pittsburgh, PA – Effective January 2, 2021, James “Jim” Miller became the regional director of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Southwest Regional Office. He replaces Ronald Schwartz, PE, BCEE, who recently retired after nearly 35 years...
Summary of COVID-19 Resources
The linked file below was provided by OSHA, and includes a list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency, a section with resources on reopening workplaces, cloth face coverings and respiratory protection, and vaccines, and additional industry-specific COVID-19...
PSMA Membership Renewals Due
PSMA membership runs from January 1st to December 31st for all members. Remember to renew you membership with PSMA by December 31st. To renew, first login to your account, then add 'PSMA membership' to your cart & check out.
PSMA Board of Directors Meeting
The PSMA Board of Directors has its semi-annual meeting scheduled in conjunction with the PSMA Conference & Trade Show at 6:00pm-9:00pm on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at the Red Lion Hotel, 4751 Lindle Road, Harrisburg, PA 17111. A plated dinner for board members...
Start a Discussion in the Members’ Forum
Are you a PMSA member who has a question about conducting an inspection? How to preform a repair or provide maintenance? Seeking more info on a specific wastewater product? Do you need general business advice from other members? Enter our Members’ Forum to ask a question to the membership or help other members by answering […]
President’s Message – Nov 2020
As I take a minute to look back on my 30 plus years as an active member of the PSMA, I am reminded of the many great people I have been lucky enough to spend some time with to share and learn from them. The list is quite extensive mind you as the folks that have been...
PSMA Newsletter – Nov 2020
View an electronic version of the current PSMA print newsletter from November 2020. Inside this issue: Lobbyist Search Committee, NJDEP Amendments to System Standards, Employee Tailgate Safety Meetings, New Overtime Rules for Salaried Employees in Pennsylvania. READ...
Yaw Bill Expanding Use of Alternate On-Lot Systems Signed into Law
(Jun 8, 2020) HARRISBURG – Legislation amending Act 537, the PA Sewage Facilities Act, to allow for the expanded use of alternate on-lot sewage systems for planning purposes throughout the Commonwealth was signed into law on Friday, according to prime sponsor Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23). Senate Bill 1030, now Act 34 of 2020, will streamline […]
PADEP Publishes Final Alternate Onlot Sewage Pre-Treatment Technology Verification Policy
On May 9, 2020, PADEP published in the PA Bulletin the final technical guidance entitled “Alternate On-lot Sewage Pretreatment Technology Verification Policy (TVP) 385-208-003.” It will be used by DEP to evaluate new concepts or technologies applicable to on-lot sewage systems and components that have been classified as on-lot alternate technologies for use in Pennsylvania. […]