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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced the following Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant Award winners for 2011:

• City of Clermont, East Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Hurlburt Field Air Force Base Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Live Oak Wastewater Treatment Facility

• City of New Port Richey Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Fort Myers Beach Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Loxahatchee River District Wastewater Treatment Plant

• San Carlos Park Wastewater Treatment Plant

• Polk County Northwest Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Cypress Bend Wastewater Treatment Facility

• Oakhill Village Mobile Home Park Wastewater Treatment Facility

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




The Maritime Provinces Water & Wastewater Association will hold its annual seminar, “The Earth Is Our Island: How We Protect It,” in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, April 22-25. Visit www.mpwwa.ca.


New York

The New York Water Environment Association has these courses:

• April 3-May 5 – Basic Wastewater (10 sessions), Stone Ridge

• May 8-June 5 – Activated Sludge (9 sessions), Stone Ridge

Visit www.nywea.org.



The Ohio Water Environment Association has these courses:

• April 5 – Watershed Workshop, Columbus

• May 10 – Collection Systems Workshop, Lewis Center

Visit www.ohiowea.org.



The Water Environment Association of Texas has a Laboratory Topics Seminar June 6-7 in Austin. Visit www.weat.org.



The Central States Water Environment Association offers these courses:

• April 2 – Young Professional Leadership Academy, Madison

• April 3 – Education, Madison

Visit www.cswea.org.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• April 11 – Wastewater Math, Chippewa Falls

• April 16-17 – Activated Sludge-Introduction, Madison

• April 18-19 – Activated Sludge-Advanced, Madison

• April 23-24 – Phosphorus Removal-Introduction and Advanced, Madison

• April 25-26 – Lab-Advanced, Madison

• June 6 – Customer Service, Richfield

• June 7 – Classic Collection Systems, Watertown

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development has a Nutrient Removal Engineering: Phosphorus and Nitrogen in Wastewater Treatment seminar April 24-26 in Madison. Visit www.epd web.engr.wisc.edu.


Calendar of Events

April 10-13

Water Environment Association of Texas-Texas Water 2012, San Antonio. Visit www.weat.org.


April 15-17

North Carolina-American Water Works Association Annual Conference, Wilmington. Call 919/784-9030 or visit www.ncsafewater.org.


April 15-18

Alabama Water Environment Association Annual Conference and Technical program, Perdido Beach Resort, Orange Beach. Call 205/349-0067 or visit www.awea-al.com.


April 15-18

Water Environment Federation Odors and Air Pollutants 2012, Kentucky International Convention Center, Louisville. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


April 16-19

Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators Annual Conference, Crowne Plaza Convention Center, Springfield. Call 815/303-3745 or visit www.iawpco.org.


April 17-18

Georgia Association of Water Professionals Spring Conference and Expo, Columbus. Visit www.gawp.org.


April 17-20

California Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Sacramento Convention Center. Visit www.cwea.org.


April 17-20

Water Environment Association of Utah Annual Conference, Dixie Center, St. George. Visit www.weau.org.


April 21-25

British Columbia Water & Waste Association Annual Conference, Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Call 604/433-4389 or visit www.bcwwa.org.


April 22-24

Water Environment Association of Ontario Technical Symposium and Exhibition, The Ottawa Convention Centre. Call 416/410-6933 or visit www.weao.org.


April 24-25

Nevada Water Environment Association Annual Conference, John Ascuaga’s Nugget, Sparks. Visit www.nvwea.org.


April 29-May 2

Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association Annual Conference, location to be announced. Visit www.awwwea.org.


May 1-3

Montana Water Environment Association and Montana Section of the American Water Works Association Joint Conference, Holiday Inn Grand, Billings. Call 406/546-5496 or visit www.montana-awwa.org.


May 7-11

Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association Annual Conference, Westmark Hotel & Convention Center, Fairbanks. Call 800/544-0970 or visit www.awwma.org.


May 13-18

New Jersey Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Bally’s Atlantic City. Call 201/296-0021 or visit www.njwea.org.


May 20-23

West Virginia Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Grand Pointe Conference and Reception Center, Parkersburg. Visit www.wv-wea.org.


May 21-22

Louisiana Water Environment Association Spring Conference, Lindys Bogs Conference Center, New Orleans. Visit www.lweaonline.org.


June 3-6

New England Water Environment Association Spring Conference, Newport Marriott, Newport, R.I. Visit www.newea.org.


June 3-6

Pennsylvania Water Environment Association Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel, State College. Call 570/549-2204 or visit www.pwea.org.


June 3-6

Water Environment Federation Collection Systems 2012: “Show Me The Green – Confluence of Planning, Implementation and Regulations,” St. Louis Convention Center, St. Louis, Mo. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


June 4-6

New York Water Environment Association Spring Conference and Exhibition, Hyatt Downtown, Buffalo. Call 315/422-7811 or visit www.nywea.org.


June 5-8

Mississippi Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Hollywood Casino Meeting Center, Bay St. Louis. Visit www.mswea.org.


June 19-21

Ohio Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Bertram Inn and Conference Center, Aurora. Call 440/829-8405 or visit www.ohiowea.org.


June 24-27

Michigan Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls. Visit www.mi-wea.org.


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