NEW Water Annual Report 2016 - Page 29



2016:
In Numbers
14
years of achieving 100% permit
compliance at the Green Bay Facility,
and five years at the De Pere Facility
8,517
work orders completed
by Maintenance and Field
Services, to keep
things running
14,286,630,000
gallons of water cleaned
89,954
analytes conducted
by the NEW Water
Laboratory. Analytes are
analyses conducted for
metals, nutrients, and
microbiology
49
pairs of muddy boots,
from the annual Silver
Creek Kids Student
Monitoring Project.
Area youth conducted
scientific field studies
to learn about the
waterways in their
community
70%
of land in cover crops in
the Silver Creek Project
watershed, resulting in a
reduction of 689 pounds of
phosphorus and 1,135 tons
of sediment from entering
area waters
10,287
active assets in NEW Water’s database,
which includes pumps, pipes, and everything
mechanical it takes to clean water 24-7-365
75
smiles on Girl Scouts’
faces after earning
their “Wonders of
Water” Badges with
NEW Water
364,423
pounds of phosphorus
removed by NEW Water
and prevented from
entering area waters
65
white spruce trees
planted at NEW Water’s
Green Bay Facility to
beautify the area along
Bay Beach Road
NEW WATER | 2016 ANNUAL REPORT
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