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The City of Mayer was awarded a Wastewater Treatment Facility Operational Award-Certificate of Commendation by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Arthur Franks with U.S. Water at FGUA Seven Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant in Holiday, Fla., achieved his Operator C Level license and was promoted to plant operator.

Reid Snow and Chris Rowe received the Wastewater Utility Award from the New England Water Environment Association. Snow is wastewater treatment plant operator and Rowe is plant manager for Woodard & Curran, which operates the plant in the City of Provincetown, Mass.

Qk4 and the City of Shepherdsville, Ky., received the American Council of Engineering Companies Grand Award for the city’s wastewater treatment plant expansion and integrated fixed film/activated sludge process implementation. Qk4 led the design for the expansion.

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The Kentucky Water & Wastewater Operators Association is offering the following courses:

• Aug. 9 – Confined Space, Bowling Green

• Aug. 16 – Confined Space, London

Visit www.kwwoa.org.



The Michigan Water Environment Association has a Collection Systems Seminar Sept. 6 in East Lansing. Visit www.mi-wea.org.



The New England Water Environment Association has a Collection Systems Seminar and Exhibit Sept. 11 in Westford. Visit www.newea.org.


North Carolina

The North Carolina-AWWA-WEA is offering these courses:

• July 16-20 – Biological Wastewater School, Morganton

• Aug. 6-10 – Collection and Distribution School, Morganton

• Sept. 11 – Advanced Topics in Wastewater Seminar, Lexington

• Sept. 27 – Collection and Distribution Seminar, Greensboro

Visit www.ncsafewater.org.


New York

The New York Water Environment Association has a Fundamentals of Wastewater Asset Management Seminar Aug. 29 in Potsdam. Visit www.ny wea.org.



The Wisconsin Wastewater Operators Association is offering these courses:

• July 26 – Northwood’s Collection System Seminar, Marshfield

• Aug. 13 – Microscopic Examination of Activated Sludge, Birnamwood

Visit www.wwoa.org.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development has a Processes, Design and Operation Seminar Sept. 25-27 in Madison. Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


Calendar of Events

July 15-18

Georgia Association of Water Professionals Annual Conference & Expo, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Savannah. Visit www.gawponline.org.


July 19-20

Nebraska Water Environment Association Heartland Operators Conference, Holiday Inn, Kearney. Visit www.ne-wea.org.


July 24-27

Minnesota Wastewater Operators Association Annual Conference, Grand Rapids. Visit www.mwoa.net.


Aug. 26-29

American Public Works Association Expo, Anaheim Convention Center, Calif. Visit www.apwa.net/congress.


Sept. 9-12

Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association Annual Conference, Copper Mountain, Colo. Visit www.rmwea.org.


Sept. 12-14

South Dakota Water and Wastewater Association Annual Conference, Ramkota Convention Center, Rapid City. Visit www.sdwwa.org.


Sept. 13-14

New York Water Environment Association Science and Technical Conference, Hotel Thayer, West Point. Visit www.nywea.org.


Sept. 29-Oct. 3

Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference, New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Visit www.weftec.org.


Oct. 9-12

Wisconsin Wastewater Operators Association Annual Conference, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. Visit www.wwoa.org.


Oct. 14-16

Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association Annual Conference, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Visit www.acwwa.ca.


Oct. 21-24

Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, Boise Centre, Boise, Idaho. Visit www.pncwa.org.


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