Worth Noting - January 2013

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PEOPLE/AWARDS

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) named its 2012-13 Board of Trustees. Members are:

President, Cordell Samuels, plant superintendent, Duffin Creek Water Pollution Control Plant, Regional Municipality of Durham, Ont.

President-elect, Sandra Ralston, Charleston, S.C.

Vice president, Ed McCormick, Oakland, Ga.

Treasurer, Rick Warner, Reno, Nev.

Past president, Matt Bond.

Secretary and executive director, Jeff Eger.

Trustees, Charles Bott, Hampton Roads, Va.; Fran Burlingham, Walnut Creek, Calif.; Kartik Chandran, New York, N.Y.; Scott Cummings, Auburn, Ala.; Ralph Exton, Trevose, Pa.; John Hart, Saco, Maine; Garry Macdonald, Auckland, New Zealand; George Martin, Greenwood, S.C.; Karen Pallansch, Alexandria, Va.; and Scott Trotter, St. Charles, Ill.

American Water announced Dr. Orren Schneider, senior environmental engineer, was honored with the 2012 New Jersey Section American Water Works Association Research and Technology Transfer Award.

EDUCATION

California

The California-Nevada Section of AWWA is offering an Inorganic Contaminants Symposium Feb. 5-6 at the Sacremento Convention Center. Visit www.ca-nv-awwa.org.

Colorado

The Rocky Mountain WEA is offering these courses:

Jan. 24 – "So You Can't Raise Your Rates, Now What," REI Denver meeting room.

Feb. 28 – Red and Jerry's PWO Seminar, Sheridan, Colo.

Visit http://rmwea.org.

Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is offering these courses:

Jan. 7-10 – Water 3-4, Denham Springs

Jan. 16 – Water/Wastewater, Alexandria

Jan. 17 – Water, Alexandria

Visit new.dhh.louisiana.gov.

Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Environmental Training Center is offering these courses:

Jan. 14-15 – C Water Operator, Rose State College

Jan 28-29 – D Water Operator, Rose State College

Visit rscoetc.wordpress.com.

Texas

The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering these courses:

Jan. 14 – Water Lab, DominoJan. 15 – Basic Water, New Braunfels

Jan. 16 – Safety, Domino

Jan. 29 – Water Distribution, New Braunfels

Feb. 5 – Water Distribution, Carrollton

Visit www.twua.org.

Utah

The Intermountain section of AWWA is offering a Water System Operator Workshop Jan. 17 in Moab. Visit www.ims-awwa.org.

Wisconsin

The Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

Jan. 9-10 – WRWA Utility Management, Green Bay

Jan. 15-17 – Cross Connection Control Surveying, Plover

Jan 17 – Microscopes Hands-On, Hilbert

Feb. 5-7, 12-14, 28 – Groundwater Supply and Distribution, Green Bay

Visit dnr.wi.gov.

EVENTS

Jan. 30-Feb. 1
Annual meeting of the City Engineers Association of Minnesota, Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center. Contact Emily Strong at cceconf3@umn.edu or 612/624-3492.

Feb. 12-14
AWWA Indiana Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Indianapolis. Visit www.inawwa.org.



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