Looking for education opportunities in the water and wastewater industry? Check out this updated listing of upcoming events from around the country.


Editor's Note: Each month, we'll be posting an updated listing of educational opportunities around the country. If you have an event, conference, webinar or seminar coming up and would like to have it included here, please email jennifer.west@colepublishing.com


Webinars

The American Water Works Association is offering:

  • July 27 — More Bang for Your Buck: Cost Effective Planning for Pipe Renewal Visit
  • Aug. 24 — Achieve Operational Reliability with a System-Wide Plan
  • Sept. 7 — Confused About Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems: Learn All You Need to Know

Alaska

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is offering:​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing - June 2016
  • July 20-21 — Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E, Anchorage
  • July 20-22 — Arc Flash Electrical Safety NFPA 70E with Skills & Certification, Anchorage
  • Aug. 2 — Sustainable Utility Management, Nome
  • Aug. 22-26 — Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Sitka
  • Oct. 10-14 — Introduction to Small Water Systems, Fairbanks
  • Oct. 24-28 – Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Anchorage
  • Oct. 27-28 — AWWMA Annual SE Alaska Operator Training Conference, Sitka
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 1 — Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician, Anchorage
  • Oct. 31 - Nov. 3 — ARWA Training Conference, Anchorage

British Columbia

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association is offering:

  • Sept. 12-16 — Water Treatment 1 and 2, Kamloops
  • Sept. 12-16 — Water Distribution 1 and 2, Kamloops
  • Sept. 12-16 — Chlorine Handling, Kamloops
  • Sept. 19-23 — Wastewater Collection 1, Nanaimo
  • Sept. 19-23 — Wastewater Treatment 1, Nanaimo
  • Sept. 26 — Source Water Protection, Fraser Valley
  • Sept. 27 — Reservoir Maintenance & Cleaning, Fraser Valley
  • Sept. 28 — Unidirectional Flushing, Fraser Valley
  • Sept. 29-30 — Small Water Systems, Fraser Valley
  • Oct. 5-6 — ICI Electrical Engineering-Operator Training Workshop, Kamloops

Florida

The University of Florida, Training, Research and Education for Environmental Occupations is offering:​​

  • July 27 — Dissolved Oxygen & Oxidation Reduction Potential Training, Destin
  • Aug. 2-5 — Water Class C Certification Review, Gainesville
  • Aug. 2-3 — Pumping Systems Operation Maintenance, Ft. Walton Beach
  • Aug. 2-4 — Introduction to Electrical Maintenance, Ft. Walton Beach
  • Aug. 4 — Introduction to Lift Station Maintenance, Ft. Walton Beach
  • Aug. 5 — Water Distribution System Pipes and Valves, Ft. Walton Beach
  • Aug. 15-19 — Water Class A Certification Review, Gainesville
  • Aug. 16-19 — Water Class B Certification Review, Gainesville
  • Aug. 23-25 — Microbiology of Activated Sludge, Gainesville
  • Sept. 12 — Pumping Systems Operation and Maintenance, Orlando
  • Sept. 14-16 — Backflow Prevention Assembly Repair and Maintenance Training and Certification, West Palm Beach
  • Sept. 20-21 — Effective Utility Leadership Practices, Gainesville
  • Oct 18 — Unidirectional Flushing Workshop, Tavares
  • Oct. 19 — Water Distribution System Pipes and Valves, Tavares
  • Oct. 25-27 — Activated Sludge Process Control & Troubleshooting, Gainesville

Kansas

The Kansas Water Environment Association is offering:​​​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: August 2016
  • Aug. 4-7 — Water and Wastewater School, Lawrence
  • Aug. 5 — Chlorination & Disinfection for Potable Water, Dodge City
  • Aug. 7 — Special Topics-Ultraviolet & Ultrasound, Dodge City
  • Aug. 18 — Potable Water Certification Preparation, Garden City
  • Aug. 21 — Special Topics-Emerging Contaminants, Dodge City 
  • Aug. 25 — An Examination for Your Safety GPI Ulysses Water/Wastewater, Ulysses 
  • Aug. 25 — Emergency Response Planning; Tabletop Exercise, Scott City
  • Aug. 26 — Emergency Response Planning; Tabletop Exercise, Russell
  • Aug. 27 — Emergency Response Planning; Tabletop Exercise, Manhattan
  • Aug. 28 — An Examination for Your Ethics, Ulysses
  • Aug. 31-Sept. 3 — KSAWWA/KWEA Annual Conference, Topeka
  • Sept. 3 — Special Topics-Guide to Corrosion, Dodge City
  • Sept. 9 — Potable Water Treatment, Hays
  • Sept. 15 — Wastewater Certification Preparation, Garden City
  • Sept. 15 — Basic Water Analysis, Iola
  • Sept. 15-16 — Lift Stations, Norton
  • Sept. 22 — Small System Revised Total Coliform Rule, Pittsburg

Kentucky

The Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association is offering:

  • Aug. 11 — Confined Space, Bowling Green
  • Sept. 27 — Wastewater Training Seminar, Barren River

Michigan

The Michigan Water Environment Association is offering:​

  • Sept. 8 — Lubrication Maintenance Seminar, Ypilanti
  • Sept. 20 — Lubrication Maintenance Seminar, Grand Rapids
  • Sept. 22 — Basic Health and Safety Practices, Linden
  • Sept. 22 — Fundamentals of Maintenance Practices II, Midland
  • Sept. 29 — Northern Michigan Operators Seminar, Gaylord
  • Oct. 13 — Sustainable Energy Seminar, East Lansing
  • Oct. 20 — Collections Seminar, East Lansing
  • Oct. 26 — Health & Safety Seminar, East Lansing

Nebraska

The Nebraska Water Environment Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: December 2016
  • Aug. 18 — One-Day Wastewater Training Session, Bellevue
  • Aug. 29-31 — Wastewater Certification Training Sessions, Norfolk
  • Oct. 17-19 — Wastewater Certification Training Sessions, Lincoln

New Brunswick

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association is offering:

  • Sept. 6-9 — Wastewater Collection Course, Halifax
  • Sept. 26 — Distribution System Corrosion and Control Course, Charlottetown
  • Oct. 3-6 — Water Treatment Course, Halifax
  • Oct. 24-27 — Wastewater Treatment Course, Moncton

New York

The New York Water Environment Association is offering:​

  • Sept. 13 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Watertown
  • Oct. 20 — Nitrogen Removal, Babylon
  • Oct. 24 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Monticello
  • Nov. 4 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Rochester
  • Nov. 17 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Babylon

North Carolina

The North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association is offering:

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  • July 28 — 2016 Seminar: Drinking Water Rules & Regulations, Raleigh
  • Aug. 18 — Small System Operator Training workshop, Greensboro
  • Aug. 30 — Emerging Issues in Emergency Preparedness, Safety and Risk Management, Greensboro
  • Sept. 12-16 — Eastern Collection/Distribution School, Durham
  • Sept. 26-28 — Management and Leadership Supervisory Training, Raleigh
  • Oct. 18 — Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Exams, Wilson

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Aug. 26 — Laboratory Supervisor Training workshop, West Hazleton

Texas

The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering:​

  • Aug. 8 — Surface water Production, Granbury
  • Aug. 9 — Wastewater Lab, Pharr
  • Aug. 15 — Basic Wastewater, Corpus Christi
  • Aug. 16 — Basic Wastewater, Victoria
  • Aug. 16 — Chlorinator Maintenance, Gatesville
  • Sept. 13 — Surface Water Prod. II, Huntsville
  • Sept. 13 — Basic Wastewater, Waco
  • Sept. 14-15 — Practical Math, Online
  • Sept. 20 — Groundwater Production, San Marcos
  • Sept. 20 — Basic Water, Victoria
  • Sept. 20 — Surface Water Prod. II, Gatesville
  • Sept. 28 — Wastewater Collection, Corpus Christi

The Environmental Training Institute at the University of Texas-Arlington is offering:

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  • July 27 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Arlington
  • Aug. 1 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Arlington
  • Sept. 13 — Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans, Lake Charles
  • Sept. 15 — Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure, New Orleans
  • Sept. 15 — Wastewater Pretreatment - Strategies and Controls, Arlington
  • Sept. 21 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Arlington

The Water Environment Association of Texas is offering:

  • July 28 — Advanced Operator Training, Details About Your Aeration Basin & Clarifier No One Told you About, Longview
  • Aug. 11 — Operational Preparedness from a Cyber Security, Safety, Electrical and Instrumentation Perspective, Dallas

Virginia

The Virginia Water Environment Association is offering:

  • July 25-26, Lab Practices Conference, Charlottesville

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering:​​

  • Aug. 10 — Water and Wastewater Utility Technologies, Medford
  • Aug. 11 — Cross Connection Hazards and Your Water System, Clintonville
  • Aug. 11 — Water and Wastewater Utility Technologies, Sheboygan
  • Aug. 16 — Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Seminar, Oshkosh
  • Aug. 31 _ Biological Solids/Sludge Handling, Processing and Reuse, Plover

The Central States Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Aug. 16 — Pretreatment Seminar, Oshkosh

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