Worth Noting - October 2009

People/Awards; Associations; Calendar


British Columbia

The British Columbia Water & Waste Association has named these award recipients:

• Jack Bryden, Stanley S. Copp Award.

• Darcy Dragonetti and Glen Brown, 5S Society.

• Ymir Water Treatment Plant, Small Water System Award.

• Cowichan Valley Regional District, Decentralized Wastewater Management Award.

• Eric Jackson, Victor M. Terry Award.

• Mike Nolan, George Warren Fuller Award (AWWA).

• John Delver, Kenneth J. Miller Award (Water for People).

• Gordon Proctor, AWWA Gold Water Drop.

• Lawrence Benjamin, Alan Grant, Brian Johnston, Robert Jones and Thomas Moscrip, AWWA Life Member Awards.


The Missouri Water Environment Association has named these award recipients:

• Dennis Hudson, William D. Hatfield Award.

• Danny Rowatt, Arthur Sidney Bedell Award.

• David Greene, Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award.

• City of Independence, Burke Facility Safety Award.

• Brittney King, Stockholm Junior Prize Award.

• Gary Miller and Don Gilpin, MWEA Operator of the Year Awards.

• City of Warrensburg-East Plant and Little Blue Valley Sewer District, MWEA Treatment Plant of the Year Award.

• Dan Scherer-O’Fallon, Collection System Award.

• Missouri River Plant and City of Kearney, MWEA Biosolids Management Awards.

• City of Wenzville and City of Columbia, Collection System Safety Awards.

• City of Wentzville and City of St. Peters, MWEA Treatment Plant Safety Awards.

• Paul Freedman, Joe Huffman, Robert Januska and Richard Johannes, 5S Awards.

• Rodney Jones, David Miguel, Jeff Mock and Kevin Swearengen, MWEA Golden Manhole Awards.

Mike Worlton was named a leader of a new water and wastewater practice in Arizona for AMEC, an international engineering and project management company.

TPO welcomes your contributions to this “People” listing. To recognize members of your plant team, please send notices of new hires, promotions, service milestones, certifications or achievements to editor@tpomag.com.


Atlantic Canada Water Works Association

The ACWWA has these workshops and seminars:

• Oct. 6-9 – Wastewater Treatment, Fredericton, New Brunswick

• Oct. 14 – Water and Wastewater Operator Exam, Sydney, Nova Scotia

Visit www.acwwa.ca.

California Water Environment Association

The CWEA has a Safetyfest seminar on Oct. 28 in Woodland. Call 650/832-6251 or visit www.cwea.org.

Indiana Water Environment Association

The IWEA is offering these workshops/exams:

• Oct. 27 – IWEA Collections Systems Certification Exam, Indianapolis

• Oct. 29 – IWEA Collections Systems Certification Exam, Fort Wayne

Call 317/328-2151 or visit www.indianawea.org.


The Kansas Water Environment Association has these workshops:

• Oct. 1 – Basic Wastewater, Mulvane

• Oct. 1-2 – Wastewater Treatment, Pittsburg

• Oct. 2-3 – Natural Systems for Wastewater Treatment, Dodge City

• Oct. 10 – Small Systems Wastewater, Goodland

• Oct. 14-15 – Water Distribution and Wastewater Collections, Lyons

• Oct. 15-16 – Wastewater Treatment, Bonner Springs

• Oct. 21 – Ultraviolet for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Garden City

• Oct. 21 – Advanced Wastewater, Holton

• Oct. 22-23 – Wastewater Treatment, Olathe

• Oct. 28 – Applied Math for Wastewater Operators, Dodge City

• Oct. 30-31 – Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse, Goodland

Call 785/357-4780 or visit www.kwea.net.


The University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Engineering Profes-sional Development is offering the following classes at the Madison campus:

• Oct. 5-7 – Designing and Constructing Sanitary Sewer Systems

• Oct. 29-30 – Pumping Equipment and Systems: Selecting, Operating, Maintaining and Troubleshooting

Call 608/262-2061 or visit http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.

Calendar of Events

Oct. 3-11

International Activated Carbon Conference and Courses, Holiday Inn Airport, Pittsburgh, Pa. Call Barbara Sherman at 800/367-2587 or visit www.paclabs.com.

Oct. 10-14

WEFTEC 2009 Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. Call 800/666-0206 or visit www.weftec.org.

Oct. 18-20

Atlantic Canada Water and Waste-water Conference, Marriott Halifax Harbourfront, Halifax, N.S. Visit www.wef.org.

Oct. 19-21

North Dakota Water Environment Association Annual Meeting, International Inn, Minot. Visit www.wef.org.

Nov. 3-4

Georgia Association of Water Professionals, Athens. Call 770/ 618-8690 or visit www.gawp.org.

Nov. 5-7

Nebraska Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Holiday Inn, Kearney. Call 402/444-4911 or visit www.ne-wea.org.

Nov. 15-18

North Carolina Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Raleigh Marriott Downtown/ Raleigh Convention Center. Call 919/ 784-9030 or visit www.ncsafewater.org.

Nov. 17-19

Indiana Water Environment Association Annual Conference. Indianapolis Marriott East Hotel. Call 317/328-2151 or visit www.indianawea.org.


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