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Robert F. Powelson of Pennsylvania was named chair of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners’ Committee on Water.

Rick Nelson, of the CH2M HILL Water Business Group, was named a recipient of the WATERiD DUG Award, which recognizes the outstanding individuals who have championed and supported the research, development, implementation and population of WATERiD, a water infrastructure database.

WSO 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@wsomag.com.




The AWWA will webcast the following programs:

    March 6 – Cost-Effective Condition Assessment of Water Mains
    March 10-12 – 2013 Utility Management Conference
    March 28-29 – 2013 Biological Treatment Symposium
    April 3 – Continual Quality Improvement in the Laboratory
    April 7-10 – 2013 Sustainable Water Management

Visit www.awwa.org.


The Arkansas Rural Water Association is offering these courses:

    March 5-7 – Advanced Treatment, Lonoke
    March 6-7 – Water Specialized Training, Bono
    March 12 – Basic Math, Nashville
    March 13 – ADH Compliance, Nashville
    March 14 – Applied Math, Nashville

Visit www.arkansasruralwater.org.


The California-Nevada Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

    Feb. 26 – Water Well Design, Construction and Operation, Lakewood
    March 4 – Backflow Tester, Antelope
    March 4 – Cross Connection, Rancho Cucamonga
    March 5 – D2-D3 Review, Pleasanton and Riverside
    March 6 – D2-D3 Math Review, Pleasanton and Riverside
    March 7 – D4-D5 Review, Pleasanton and Riverside
    March 11 – D2-D3 Review, El Segundo
    March 12 – D3-D4 Review, El Segundo
    April 8 – Backflow Tester, Rancho Cucamonga

Visit www.ca-nv-awwa.org.


The Florida AWWA is offering a Hydrology, Drilling and Surface Geology course March 20 at Orange County Utilities in Orlando. Visit www.fsawwa.org.


The Illinois Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

    Feb. 27 – Well and Pump Operation, Batavia
    Feb. 28 – Hands-On Basic Water Quality Testing, Moline
    March 5 – Water Quality: Phosphates, Ammonia, Algae, Filter Cleaning, Romeoville
    March 6 – Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance, Hanover Park
    March 28 – Using the AWWA Water Audit Spreadsheet, Moline
    April 2 – Maintaining Water Quality in the Distribution System, Chicago
    April 4 – Potable Well Systems, Managing the Investment, Decatur

Visit www.isawwa.org.


The Michigan Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

    March 12-14 – Basic Math and Hydraulics Short Course
    March 12-14 – Water Treatment Short Course I
    March 19 – Distribution Practices Seminar
    March 26-28 – Water Treatment Short Course II
    March 26-28 – Limited Treatment Short Course

Visit www.mi-water.org.

New York

The New York Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

    March 13 – Total Coliform Rule Revisions
    March 20 – Basic Laboratory Skills, Troy
    April 10 – Operator Ethics and Applications, Woodbury

Visit www.nysawwa.org.

North Carolina

The North Carolina Section of the AWWA and WEA is offering these courses:

    Feb. 27 – Billing and Collection Systems, Greensboro/Burlington
    March 11-15 – Eastern Collection and Distribution, Raleigh

Visit www.ncsafewater.org.


The Ohio WEA is offering a Government Affairs Workshop March 7 at The Conference Center at NorthPointe in Lewis Center. Visit www.ohiowea.org.


The Oklahoma Environmental Training Center is offering a D Water Operator course on Feb. 27-28 in Midwest City. Visit rscoetc.wordpress.com.


The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering these courses:

    Feb. 24-27 – Annual School, Corpus Christi
    March 12 – Valve and Hydrant, New Braunfels
    March 12-14 – Ground Water Production, Huntsville
    March 19-21 – Pumps and Pumping, Carrollton
    March 19-21 – Safety, Georgetown
    March 19-21 – Basic Water, Victoria

Visit www.twua.org.


The Intermountain section of AWWA is offering the following course:

    March 21 – Water System Operator Workshop, Manti
    March 26-27 – Operator Precertification Test Review, Tremonton
    April 10 – Educational Extravaganza Midyear Conference, Sandy

Visit www.ims-awwa.org.


The Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

    Feb. 27 – Improving Your Residential Cross Connection, Westport
    Feb. 28 – Government Afairs Seminar, Middleton
    March 4-5 – Understanding Water Chemistry for Practical Application, Madison
    March 5-7 – Groundwater Supply and Distribution, Madison
    March 7 – Personal Protective Equipment, Ashwaubenon
    March 20-21 – Iron, Zeolite and VOC, Madison
    March 26-28 – Surface Water, Fond du Lac
    April 4 – Excavation “Competent Person” Training, Jackson
    April 8-12 – Cross Connection Control Assembly Tester, Plover

Visit http://dnr.wi.gov.

The UW-Madison College of Engineering is offering these courses:

    March 18-22 – Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention, Madison
    March 19-21 – Increasing Efficiency Through Visual Management, Madison

Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.


Feb. 25-28

AWWA 2013 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 4-5

AWWA Virginia Section Industrial Waste and Pretreatment Conference, Doubletree by Hilton, Charlottesville, Va. Visit www.vaawwa.org.

March 10-12

AWWA South Carolina Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Myrtle Beach Convention Center. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 10-13

Water Environment Federation/American Water Works Association Utility Management Conference 2013, Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa, Phoenix, Ariz. Visit www.wef.org.

March 18-21

WATERCON 2013, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill.. Visit www.sawwa.org.

March 18-21

AWWA Illinois Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Springfield. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 19-22

AWWA New Jersey Section Annual Conference, Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City. Visit www.njawwa.org.

March 24-27

AWWA Missouri Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Osage Beach. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 25-28

AWWA California-Nevada Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Sacramento. Visit www.awwa.org.

March 25-29

Florida Water & Pollution Control Operators Association Annual Spring State Short School, Indian River State College in Fort Pierce. Visit www.fwpcoa.org.

March 26-27

Georgia Association of Water Professionals 2012 Industrial Conference and Expo, Athens Classic Center, Athens, Ga. Visit www.gawp.org.

April 7-10

American Public Works Association North American Snow Conference, Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, N.C. Visit www.apwa.net.

April 9-12

AWWA Texas Section Annual Meeting and Conference, Galveston. Visit www.awwa.org.

April 14-16

North Carolina AWWA-WEA Annual Spring Conference, Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington, N.C. Visit www.ncsafewater.org.

April 16-18

Annual New York Water Event and Expo, Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Visit www.nysawwa.org.


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