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:

  • Sept. 7 — Confused About Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems: Learn All You Need to Know
  • Sept. 27 — Water Loss Control: Transforming Water Management and Monitoring With the IoT
  • Sept. 28 — Legionella Control for Building Water Systems 
  • Oct. 5 — Innovative Aquifer Storage and Recovery Applications for Reuse and Drinking Water Projects Webinar
  • Oct. 11 — Are Your C&I Meters Delivering on Their Full Revenue Potential?
  • Oct. 12 — New Capital Providers for Water Infrastructure Funding
  • Oct. 13 — GIS in Asset Management
  • Oct. 19 — Organized Chaos: Use Problem Solving to Approach Treatment Facility Startup
  • Oct. 26 — Distribution System Management: Lead Service Line Replacement - Learning from Proactive Utility Initiatives

Alaska

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is offering:​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing - June 2016
  • Oct. 3-7 — Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Barrow
  • Oct. 4-6 — Introduction to Small Treated Water Systems, Bethel
  • Oct. 10-14 — Introduction to Small Water Systems, Fairbanks
  • Oct. 20 — Sustainable Utility Management for Water and Wastewater Utility Managers, Soldotna
  • Oct. 24-28 – Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Anchorage
  • Oct. 24-28 — Introduction to Small Water Systems, Bethel
  • 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
  • Nov. 2-3 — Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance, Anchorage
  • Nov. 7-11 — Intermediate Water Treatment, Fairbanks
  • Nov. 8-10 — Lift Station Operations, Anchorage
  • Nov. 14-17 — PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application, Anchorage
  • Nov. 16-17 — PLC Programming & Applications, 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
  • Oct. 17 — Source Water Protection, Kelowna
  • Oct. 18 — Reservoir Maintenance & Cleaning, Kelowna
  • Oct. 19 — Unidirectional Flushing, Kelowna
  • Oct. 24-25 — Water Quality and Sampling for Water & Wastewater, Fraser Valley
  • Oct. 24-28 — Management Skills Certificate Program, Module 3: Communication, Fraser Valley
  • Oct. 31-No. 4 — Chlorine Handling, Fraser Valley-Abbotsford

Florida

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

  • Sept. 12-13 — 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
  • Sept. 29-30 — Water Reclamation and Treatment Processes, Gainesville
  • Oct. 11 — DEP SOPs for Water Sampling & Meter Testing, Gainesville
  • Oct. 12 — Intro to DEP SOPs for Groundwater, Gainesville
  • Oct 18 — Unidirectional Flushing Workshop, Tavares
  • Oct. 19 — Water Distribution System Pipes and Valves, Tavares
  • Oct. 25-26 — SCADA & Electrical Training: What Utility Staff Need to Know, Destin
  • Oct. 25-27 — Activated Sludge Process Control & Troubleshooting, Gainesville
  • Nov. 3-4 — Sequencing Batch Reactor Operation, Make it Work for You, Crestview
  • Jan. 17-19 — Microbiology of Activated Sludge, Gainesville

The Florida Water Environment Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: July 2016
  • Oct. 27 — The Future of Biosolids Process & Management, Orlando
  • Nov. 15 — Pumping Stations seminar, location TBD

Kansas

The Kansas Water Environment Association is offering:​​​

  • 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
  • Oct. 6 — Waste Stabilization Ponds, Newton
  • Oct. 6-7 — Basic Water/Wastewater/Distribution/Collections Math, Lyons
  • Oct. 8 — Water System Components & Maintenance, Manhattan
  • Oct. 13-14 — Lift Stations, Minneapolis
  • Oct. 15 — Confined Space Entry, Washington
  • Oct. 16 — Small Water Systems, Dodge City
  • Oct. 20 — Small Wastewater Systems, Dodge City
  • Oct. 20-21 – Wastewater Stabilization Ponds, Norton
  • Oct. 22-23 — Potable Water Treatment, Phillipsburg
  • Oct. 27 — Stormwater Management, Dodge City
  • Oct. 28-30 — Collection Workshop, McPherson
  • Oct. 30 — Special Topics, Intro to Water & Wastewater Chemistry, Dodge City

Kentucky

The Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association is offering:

  • Sept. 27 — Wastewater Training Seminar, Barren River
  • Oct. 10 — Wastewater Training, Lexington
  • Oct. 10 — Drinking Water Training, Lexington
  • Nov. 17 — Lab Optimization/Quality Control Training Seminar, Morehead

Illinois

The Illinois Water Environment Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: August 2016
  • Sept. 7 - Nutrient Removal & Recovery Workshop, Addison
  • Oct. 14 — Laboratory Workshop, Oswego
  • Oct. 27 — Plant Operations Workshop, Stickney
  • Nov. 10 — Collections Seminar, Lisle

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. 11 — Basic People Skills, Linden
  • Oct. 13 — Sustainable Energy Seminar, East Lansing
  • Oct. 19 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Math I, Bath
  • Oct. 20 — Collections Seminar, East Lansing
  • Oct. 26 — Health & Safety Seminar, East Lansing
  • Nov. 9 — Fundamentals of Collection Systems, Grand Rapids
  • Nov. 9-10 — Basic Health & Safety Practices, Boyne City
  • Nov. 10 — Basic Personal Management Skills, Midland
  • Nov. 10 — Process Seminar, East Lansing

Nebraska

The Nebraska Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Oct. 17-19 — Wastewater Certification Training Sessions, Lincoln

New Brunswick

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association is offering:

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  • Sept. 6-9 — Wastewater Collection Course, Halifax
  • Sept. 21 — Treatment Plant Process Controls for Biosolids Quality, Moncton
  • Sept. 26 — Distribution System Corrosion and Control Course, Charlottetown
  • Oct. 3-6 — Water Treatment Course, Halifax
  • Oct. 17 — Chlorine Handling & Disinfection, Sydney
  • Oct. 24-27 — Wastewater Treatment Course, Moncton
  • Oct. 27 — Distribution System Corrosion and Control, Halifax
  • Nov. 1 — Wastewater Collection, Levels I and II, Halifax
  • Nov. 14 — Water Distribution, Levels I and II, 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. 3 — SPRTK, Electronic DMRs & SPDES Compliance, Binghamton
  • 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:

  • 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

Ontario

The Water Environment Association of Ontario is offering:

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  • Nov. 1-2 — Residuals and Biosolids Fall Seminar, location TBA

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Sept. 30 — Beneficial Use of Biosolids in Mine Reclamation, Saint Clair
  • Oct. 20 — Responsibilities of Clean Water Professionals, Allentown
  • Oct. 21 — Laboratory Supervisor Training, Williamsport
  • Oct. 28 — Electrical Troubleshooting for Operators, Joint Municipal Auth or Wyomissing Valley WWTP

Texas

The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering:​

  • 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
  • Oct. 4 — Water Lab, Longview
  • Oct. 4 — Basic Wastewater, San Marcos
  • Oct. 4 — Basic Water, Waco
  • Oct. 11 — Surface Water Production, Wylie
  • Oct. 11 – Utilities Safety, Kingsland
  • Oct. 18 — Utilities Safety, Victoria and Gatesville
  • Oct. 18 — Basic Water, Carrolton
  • Oct. 18 — WW Collection, Waco
  • Oct. 18 — Surface Water Prod 1, Granbury
  • Oct. 24 — Groundwater Production, Corpus Christi
  • Oct. 25 — Surface Water Production II, Wylie
  • Oct. 26 — Utilities Safety, Corpus Christi

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

  • 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

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering:​​

  • Sept. 12 — Basic General Wastewater, Dodgeville
  • Sept. 13 — Water Treatment Methods, Baraboo
  • Sept. 19 — General Wastewater, Plover
  • Sept. 26 — Basic General Wastewater, Rice Lake
  • Sept. 29 — Fundamentals of Modern Wastewater Treatment Process, Milwaukee
  • Oct. 4 — Sampling, North Fond du Lac
  • Oct. 4 — Water Treatment Methods, North Fond du Lac
  • Oct. 4 — Laboratory, Eau Claire
  • Oct. 11 — Water Treatment Methods, Oconomowoc
  • Oct. 17 — Biological Treatment - Attached Growth, Tomah
  • Oct. 19 — Biological Treatment - Suspended Growth, Madison
  • Oct. 20 — Basic Wastewater: Treatment and Nutrient Removal, Sheboygan

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