Monthly Archives: March 2014

MCWRS launches new website!

ImageThe Massachusetts Coalition for Water Resources Stewardship is excited to announce the launch of our new website.

Approaching our fifth anniversary in May, the Coalition has redesigned and reorganized our website to better represent our award-winning leadership in education, research and advocacy around water resources stewardship. The new site makes it easier for Coalition members and the public to turn to MCWRS as a resource for advancing water policies, regulations and best practices that are both environmentally and fiscally sustainable.

The site is organized under three primary focus areas of municipal water management: drinking water, stormwater and wastewater. Each section contains relevant research reports, news articles, comment letters, permits, and more.

Also featured are fact sheets for each water category that can be downloaded, printed and distributed to community officials and other stakeholders. The fact sheets discuss the needs and challenges of municipal water management. They also present the Coalition’s recommendations for improving the regulatory and funding landscape, so that cities and towns can provide residents, businesses and other stakeholders with the safe and reliable water services they need.

Look for recaps of our popular Water Resources Strategies symposia and other events, recent news from the MCWRS blog, and information on how to apply for membership in the Coalition, including our new Sustaining Business and Individual categories.

Phil Guerin, MCWRS President and Chairman, said the website is an important tool for advancing the organization’s mission. “In less than five years, the Coalition has become the voice for municipalities on water resources issues, ensuring that state and federal elected officials and regulators hear and consider the concerns and interests of communities and local utilities,” Guerin said. “We encourage all stakeholders, public and private, to visit our new website and join us in working toward solutions that will enhance the health of the environment and our communities through responsible and economically sustainable water resources management.”

Visit mcwrs.org today and let us know what you think!