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People/Awards

The Hill Canyon (Calif.) Wastewater Treatment Plant was recognized by California OSHA for exemplary safety practices and was awarded Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) status. The SHARP award goes to employers who develop and maintain advanced health and safety programs that meet or exceed state and federal OSHA requirements and who demonstrate commitment to employee health and wellness.

The Fort Myers Beach (Fla.) Wastewater Treatment Plant received a Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant Excellence Award from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

The U.S. EPA Region 1 (New England) Office announced these awards:

• Vermont wastewater treatment plants and operators, for their efforts in response to Hurricane Irene

• Claremont (N.H.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, exceptional work in operations and maintenance

• Fields Point (R.I.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, outstanding work

• Greenfield (Mass.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, exceptional work in operations and maintenance

• Kevin Cini, chief plant operator for the City of Groton (Conn.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, operator excellence

• Donald Schagen, superintendent of the Lebanon (N.H.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, operator excellence

• Maine Wastewater Control Association, outstanding work

• Manchester (N.H.) Wastewater Treatment Plant, Regional Pretreatment Program Excellence Award

• Janine Burke, executive director of the Warwick (R.I.) Sewer Authority Treatment Plant, operator excellence

 

The Northwest District of the Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Federation announced these awards:

• Tim Copeland, Holiday Island, Wastewater Operator – population less than 5,000

• Pat Sharp, Rogers Water Utilities, Wastewater Operator – population more than 5,000

• Mike Roberts, City of Bentonville Wastewater Treatment Plant, Manager of the Year – Wastewater

• Holiday Island, Small System Award – Wastewater

• Roman Rios, City of Bentonville Wastewater Treatment Plant, Laboratory Professional – Wastewater

• Nancy Busen, City of Bentonville Wastewater Treatment Plant, Recognition Award

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.

 

Education

Alaska

The Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association has these courses:

• May 21-22 – Operator Shortschool, Sitka

• May 24-25 – Operator Spring Shortschool, Anchorage

Visit www.awwma.org.

 

Mississippi

The Mississippi Water Environment Association has a Biosolids course on June 5. Visit www.mswea.org.

 

New York

The New York Water Environment Association has these courses:

• May 8-June 5 – Activated Sludge, Stone Ridge

• May 16 – Asset Management for Wastewater, Bergen Point

• June 20 – Confined Space Awareness, Fishkill

• June 26 – Operation and Maintenance Training, Wallkill

Visit www.nywea.org.

 

North Carolina

The North Carolina AWWA-WEA has a Physical/Chemical Wastewater Operators School seminar May 1-4 in Raleigh, N.C. Visit www.ncsafewater.org.

 

Ohio

The Ohio Water Environment Association has a Collection Systems Workshop on May 10 in Lewis Center. Visit www.ohiowea.org.

 

Texas

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

 

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

• May 3 – SSO, CMOM and Security, Eagle River

• June 6 – Customer Service, Richfield

• June 7 – Classic Collection Systems, Watertown

• June 7 – Wastewater Treatment Processes, BNR and Troubleshooting Wastewater Problems, Tomah

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

 

Calendar of Events

April 29-May 2

Arkansas Water Works & Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Hot Springs. Visit www.awwwea.org.

 

April 30-May 2

Oklahoma Water Environment Association and American Public Works Association Joint Technical Conference, Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, Tulsa. Visit www.owea.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 14-17

Central States Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill. Visit www.cswea.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

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

 

June 3-6

New England Water Environment Association Spring Conference, Newport (R.I.) Marriott. 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 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. Call 517/641-7377 or visit www.mi-wea.org.



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