2017 Scholarship Opportunities from NJUA

NJUA is now accepting applications for two scholarships for high school students -- the NJUA Excellence in Diversity Scholarship and the NJUA Trade and Vocational School Scholarship. Links to more information and applications can be found here:

Diversity Scholarship: http://bit.ly/njuadivapp17

Trade and Vocational School Scholarship: http://bit.ly/njuatradeapp17

Please contact NJUA at (609) 392-1000 with any questions.

 

 

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Scholarships Available from National Association of Water Companies

$2,500 Scholarships for Students Interested in the Water Utility Industry or any Related Field

The New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies Association is offering two $2,500 scholarships to high school students who will be attending a New Jersey college or university and is interested in the water utility industry or any related field. The scholarship application may be obtained from: http://www.nawc.org/membership/chapters-and-related-groups/new-jersey.aspx

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New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week Legislation Signed into Law

TRENTON, NJ – The third week in October will now be recognized annually as New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week, thanks to legislation signed last week by Governor Chris Christie. 

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COMMENTARY: Skilled workforce is key for utilities

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12:07 a.m. EDT October 19, 2016

New Jersey’s investor-owned utility companies provide critical services to the residents and businesses of New Jersey. We keep the lights on, provide clean and safe water, and ensure homes and businesses are warm when the weather turns cold. 

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New Jersey Utilities Association Celebrates Careers in Utilities Week

October 17 - 21 recognizes the public utility workforce in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association, the statewide trade association for the investor-owned utilities, and its 15 member companies are recognizing the third week in October, the 17 to the 21, as New Jersey Careers in Utilities Week.

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Public Water Utilities, Loath to Raise Rates, Must Deal with Aging Pipes, Pumps

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Water industry leaders warned that customers in New Jersey and nearby states face the prospect of higher bills to pay for the repair of aging infrastructure that has been neglected for years by local leaders who lacked the political courage to raise rates.

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New Jersey Utilities Association Alerts New Jersey Residents to Increase in Payment Scams

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA), the state-wide trade association for investor-owned utilities, is urging all New Jersey utility customers to be on high alert for a nation-wide phone scam during which scammers demand payment via a pre-paid card. 

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New Jersey Utilities Association Reminds New Jerseyans to Dial Before Digging on 811 Day and Everyday

Trenton, NJ – In recognition of National 811 Day which promotes safe digging awareness, the New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) reminds customers, contractors and excavators across New Jersey to call 811 three full business days before any digging project to request a mark-out to avoid hitting underground public utility lines, wires, cables and pipes. The service is free, and absolutely critical to avoiding injuries and disruptions to vital utility services.

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New Jersey Utilities Association Presents College Scholarships to Four Deserving New Jersey Students

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Association’s James R. Leva Scholarship, Excellence in Diversity Scholarship and Trade and Vocational School Scholarship Awards. NJUA’s scholarship review committee selected four hardworking, promising New Jersey students to award scholarship funds made possible through financial support by NJUA’s member companies.

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New Jersey Utilities Association Awards Utility Industry’s Highest Honor to Robert J. Iacullo

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) has awarded the utility industry’s highest honor, the NJUA Distinguished Service Award, to Robert J. Iacullo for his leadership and accomplishments on behalf of New Jersey’s investor-owned utilities. The award was presented during the Association’s 101st Annual Conference at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City.

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