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CT Water Planning Meetings

There are many groups involved in water planning in CT and meeting schedules are fluid. Always check the links to their websites for posted information, or their latest emails for updates.

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     Science and Technology Subcommittee (March 6, 2017)

     Steering Committee of the Water Planning Council (WPCSC) (March 7, 2017)

     Eastern Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (March 8, 2017)

     Policy Subcommittee Meeting (March 9, 2017)

     Comments Due on the Integrated Water Quality Report (IWQR) (March 13, 2017)

     Western Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (March 14, 2017)

     Central Corridor Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (March 15, 2017)

     Water Planning Council Advisory Group (WPCAG) (March 21, 2017)

     Science and Technology Subcommittee (April 3, 2017)

     CT Water Planning Council (WPC) (April 4, 2017)

     Western Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (April 11, 2017)

     Eastern Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (April 12, 2017)

     Steering Committee of the Water Planning Council (WPCSC) (April 13, 2017)

     Central CT State Water Plan Phase II Public Meeting (April 13, 2017)

     Policy Subcommittee Meeting (April 13, 2017)

     Central Corridor Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting (April 19, 2017)

     Final Workshop for the Connecticut State Water Plan (April 20, 2017)

     CT Water Planning Council (June 6, 2017)


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Science and Technology Subcommittee

Science & Technical Subcommittee Meetings are usually the first Monday each month.

A meeting location will be identified closer to the meeting date

Date: March 6, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=574962

(posted December 6, 2016, number 16)

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Steering Committee of the Water Planning Council (WPCSC)

Usually meets the first Tuesday of a month, alternating with the Water Planning Council (WPC).

See the CT Water Planning webpage calendar at http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp 2017 schedule of the State Water Planning Council Steering Committee Meetings at Office of the Authority, Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, CT 06051

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Date: March 7, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted September 26, 2016, number 23)

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Eastern Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Meetings are usually the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, CT

These dates are from DPH's Anticipated WUCC meeting dates available from the main DPH WUCC page. That is where any updated document listing changed meeting dates would be found.

Links to meeting agendas, minutes, and other Eastern WUCC documents are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576502

Date: March 8, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576502

(posted January 26, 2017, number 9)

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Policy Subcommittee Meeting

Usually meets the second Thursday each month.

The second Thursday of March is the 9th

Agendas and Minutes are available at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=573636#navskip scroll down page to the Policy Subcommittee section.
Chair is Betsey Wingfield, DEEP, Betsey.Wingfield@ct.gov

Date: March 9, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted January 26, 2017, number 4)

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Comments Due on the Integrated Water Quality Report (IWQR)

Draft State of Connecticut Integrated Water Quality Report (IWQR) is available for public review and comment. Comments due Mar 13. Hearing Mar 1

Section 305(b) of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA) requires each State to monitor, assess and report on the quality of its waters relative to designated uses established in accordance with the Connecticut Water Quality Standards. Section 303(d) of the CWA requires each State to list waters not meeting water quality standards and prioritize those waters for Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) development or other management. Reporting for these waters is submitted to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) every two years.

The State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) is making available the draft State of Connecticut Integrated Water Quality Report (IWQR) for public review and comment (Public Notice) from February 6, 2017 to March 13, 2017. Interested persons may obtain copies of the draft IWQR on the CT DEEP website at www.ct.gov/deep/iwqr. The IWQR has been prepared by the CT DEEP to fulfill requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA) under Sections 305(b) and 303(d). The final document will be submitted to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) following the Department’s consideration of comments received.

Written comments on the draft IWQR must be received at CT DEEP by March 13, 2017 in order to be considered prior to submission of the final IWQR to US EPA. Comments should be directed to Erik Bedan electronically at erik.bedan@ct.gov or in writing to CT DEEP, Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse, Planning and Standards Division, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127.

A public informational meeting has been scheduled for March 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the McCarthy Auditorium located on the 5th floor of the CT DEEP headquarters at 79 Elm Street in Hartford. Questions should be directed to Erik Bedan at erik.bedan@ct.gov or (860) 424-3386.

Date: March 13, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?q=325610

(posted February 13, 2017, number 445)

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Western Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Usually meets second Tuesday of each month, Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Road, Brookfield, CT

The revised Anticipated WUCC meeting dates are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/drinking_water/pdf/2016-2018_revised_wucc_meeting_dates.pdf, but be sure to check the main DPH WUCC page at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=387352 for an updated document.

Western WUCC documents are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576504

Date: March 14, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576504

(posted January 26, 2017, number 17)

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Central Corridor Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Usually meets the third Wednesday of each month

For more information regarding the Central WUCC, please click on the following link: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3139&q=576506

Anticipated WUCC meeting dates are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/drinking_water/pdf/2016-2018_revised_wucc_meeting_dates.pdf, check the main DPH WUCC page at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=387352 for an updated document.

Date: March 15, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576506

(posted January 26, 2017, number 7)

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Water Planning Council Advisory Group (WPCAG)

Usually meets the second or third Tuesday each month

The December 20 WPCAG meeting was cancelled.

See the CT Water Planning website calendar at http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

In general, you can find links to WPC-related documents such as agendas and minutes at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?a=4801&Q=573636&PM=1 Scroll down that page for subcommittee links.

WATER PLANNING COUNCIL ADVISORY GROUP 2017 MEETING DATES
Meetings will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the offices of PURA. All of these dates are Tuesdays: February 21, March 21, April 20, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17, November 21, December 19

Date: March 21, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted January 26, 2017, number 2)

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Science and Technology Subcommittee

Science & Technical Subcommittee Meetings are usually the first Monday each month.

For more information check the calendar at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=574962, or contact Chair Virginia deLima or Ryan Tetreault, DPH.

A meeting location will be identified closer to the meeting dates.

Date: April 3, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=574962

(posted February 13, 2017, number 3)

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CT Water Planning Council (WPC)

Usually meets the first Tuesday of a month, alternating with the Steering Committee (WPCSC).

Meeting dates approved at the Dec 6 WPC meeting can be found on the third page of the agenda.

PAST Water Planning Council and related committees' and workgroups' meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes, Reports, and Publications can be found at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=573636. Be sure to scroll down to see all committees.

Date: April 4, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted December 6, 2016, number 22)

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Western Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Usually meets second Tuesday of each month, Brookfield Town Hall, 100 Pocono Road, Brookfield, CT

The revised Anticipated WUCC meeting dates are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/drinking_water/pdf/2016-2018_revised_wucc_meeting_dates.pdf, but be sure to check the main DPH WUCC page at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=387352 for an updated document.

Western WUCC documents are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576504

Date: April 11, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576504

(posted February 21, 2017, number 8)

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Eastern Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Meetings are usually the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, CT

These dates are from DPH's Anticipated WUCC meeting dates available from the main DPH WUCC page. That is where any updated document listing changed meeting dates would be found.

Links to meeting agendas, minutes, and other Eastern WUCC documents are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576502

Date: April 12, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576502

(posted February 13, 2017, number 18)

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Steering Committee of the Water Planning Council (WPCSC)

Usually meets the first Tuesday of a month, alternating with the Water Planning Council (WPC).

The schedule will be from 1-3 on the following dates at MDC Training Facility: April 13, 2017, May 11, 2017, June 8, 2017

See the CT Water Planning webpage calendar at http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

Date: April 13, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted September 26, 2016, number 5)

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Central CT State Water Plan Phase II Public Meeting

Come share your voice in the early stages of developing Connecticut’s State Water Plan at any one of the next set of public meetings. These public meetings will provide a forum to learn about the planning process, the goals of the plan, and future water management strategies that will be evaluated. They will also provide the public with opportunities to engage in dialogue with state officials and project consultants, ask questions, and discuss issues. The first set of meetings on Phase I of the process were held in October 2016 in three different areas of the state.

State Water Plan Phase II Public Meetings:

Thursday, January 26, 1-3 p.m. (at Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments, 5 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich, CT)
Click here for the Meeting presentation

Thursday, February 23, 1-3 p.m. (at Southbury Town Hall, 501 Main Street South)

Thursday, April 13 1-3 p.m. (at Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT)

Date: April 13, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted January 26, 2017, number 731)

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Policy Subcommittee Meeting

Usually meets the second Thursday each month.

Policy Subcommittee to review and refine draft language on recommendations

Agendas and Minutes are available at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=573636#navskip scroll down page to the Policy Subcommittee section.
Chair is Betsey Wingfield, DEEP, Betsey.Wingfield@ct.gov

Date: April 13, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted February 13, 2017, number 19)

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Central Corridor Water Utility Coordinating Committee (WUCC) Meeting

Usually meets the third Wednesday of each month.

For more information regarding the Central WUCC, please click on the following link: http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3139&q=576506

Anticipated WUCC meeting dates are at http://www.ct.gov/dph/lib/dph/drinking_water/pdf/2016-2018_revised_wucc_meeting_dates.pdf, check the main DPH WUCC page at http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=387352 for an updated document.

Date: April 19, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?q=576506

(posted December 14, 2016, number 21)

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Final Workshop for the Connecticut State Water Plan

Save the date! Final Public Workshop (Phase II) to be held on 4/20/17 from 1PM to 5PM at the Connecticut DEEP's Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, 10 Franklin Square, New Britain, CT

Date: April 20, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/site/default.asp

(posted February 5, 2017, number 10)

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CT Water Planning Council

Usually alternates with the Steering Committee on the first Tuesday of each month.

June 6, 2017
August 1,2017
October 3, 2017
December 5, 2017

PAST Water Planning Council and related committees' and workgroups' meeting Notices, Agendas, Minutes, Reports, and Publications can be found at http://www.ct.gov/water/cwp/view.asp?q=573636. Be sure to scroll down to see all committees.

Date: June 6, 2017

For more information go to http://www.ct.gov/water/iCal/calendar.asp

(posted January 26, 2017, number 1)

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