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Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA) Launches First Ever Website

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LI organization Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Associations rolls out first ever Website, www.nswcawater.org.

Long Island, NY - March 12th, 2014 - The Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association (NSWCA), a Long Island based organization dedicated to promoting environmental excellence and best practices while maintaining the highest standards of water quality and supply, recently launched its first ever organizational website, www.nswcawater.org. Featuring a clean and sophisticated design with intuitive navigation and database capabilities, NSWCA’s new site is an online information hub for water issues and developments that also offers a direct gateway to the 21 Long Island water districts affiliated with the association.

“NSWCA is excited to introduce its new website, which provides the general public with a centralized Internet portal for information relating to Long Island’s water, as well as the 21 commissioner-run member water districts,” said NSWCA President Howard Abbondondelo of Albertson Water District.  “This website, and particularly our News and Water Facts columns, establishes who we are while collectively showcasing our mission and what we do as an organization. The website will be regularly updated to reflect new developments relating to water issues, as well what our members are doing.”

For further information, contact Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners’ Association President Howard Abbondondelo at (516) 621-3610, or email awd11577@optonline.net.

About the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association
Organized and chartered in 1981, the Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners Association (NSWCA) is comprised of water commissioners from 21 Nassau County and Suffolk County water districts. The NSWCA promotes environmental excellence and best practices as well as maintaining the highest standards of water quality and supply, NSWCA regularly sponsors educational meetings on topics that include the environment, security, economics, rules and regulations, and other issues germane to water utilities.

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