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The Chandler, Ind. Water Treatment Plant was recognized with an Engineering Excellence Merit Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Indiana. Chandler Utilities provides drinking water to nearly 7,000 customers.

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The AWWA will webcast its 2013 Summer Workshop July 24-26. Visit www.awwa.org.


The Arkansas Rural Water Association is offering these courses:

  • June 12 – ADH Compliance, Mt. Home
  • June 12-13 – Water Specialized Training, Lonoke
  • June 13 – Applied Math, Mt. Home
  • June 18-20 – Basic Water Treatment, Lonoke
  • June 18-20 – Backflow Repair, Lonoke
  • July 9-11 – Advanced Water Treament, Arkadelphia
  • July 15-19 – Backflow Certification, Lonoke
  • July 16-18 – Intermediate Distribution, Bono
  • July 23-25 – Intermediate Water Treatment, Lonoke

Visit www.arkansasruralwater.org.


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

  • June 20 – Cross Connection Workshop, Rancho Cucamonga
  • June 20 – Cross Connection Workshop, West Sacramento
  • June 21 – Backflow Refresher, Rancho Cucamonga
  • June 21 – Backflow Refresher, West Sacramento
  • June 26 – Water Use Efficiency Grade I Workshop, Rancho Cucamonga
  • July 12 – Backflow Refresher, Rancho Cucamonga
  • July 15 – Backflow Tester Course, Ranco Cucamonga
  • July 29 – Introduction to Water Treatment, Rancho Cucamonga

Visit www.ca-nv-awwa.org.


The Rocky Mountain Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

  • June 20 ­– Action Now Seminar, Steamboat Springs, Colo.
  • July 22-26 – Operators Training Conference, Leadville, Colo.
  • July 25 – Action Now Seminar, Glenwood Spring, Colo.

Visit www.rmwea.org.


The Florida Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

  • June 20 – Dissolved Oxygen Measurements, LDO and Polarographic Probes, online
  • June 25-26 – Excavation and Trenching Safety, Bonita Springs
  • July 18 – Ammonia Testing, online
  • July 24 – Inspecting Utilities Properties, Pompano Beach

Visit www.fsawwa.org.


The Illinois Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

  • June 18 – Hydrant Repair/Maintenace and Ductile Iron Pipe, Rockford
  • June 19 – UV Oxidation for Disinfection and Taste and Odor Treatment, online
  • June 25 – Science of Mixing and Improving Water Quality in Distribution Tanks, Decatur
  • June 26 – Ductile Iron Pipe: Design, Manufacturing Process and Installation Practices, online
  • June 27 – Science of Mixing and Improving Water Quality in Distribution Tanks, Carpentersville
  • July 17 – Security Issues an Best Practices in Water/Wastewater Environments, online

Visit www.isawwa.org.

New York

The New York Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

  • June 12 – Water Main Installation, Melville
  • June 19 – Basic Laboratory Skills, Utica
  • June 25 – Media & Public Notofications, Kingston
  • July 17 – Cross Connection Control, Woodbury

Visit www.nysawwa.org.

North Carolina

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

  • June 27 – Emerging Issues in Emergency Preparedness, Safety & Risk Management, Clemmons
  • July 15-18 – Western Maintenance Technologist School & Exam, Morganton

Visit www.ncsafewater.org.


The Oklahoma Environmental Training Center is offering these courses:

  • July 8-11 – A/B Water Operator
  • July 15-16 – C Water Operator
  • July 22-23 – D Water Operator
  • July 29 – OSHA 8 Hour Refresher HAZWOPER and Renewal Training

Visit www.rscoetc.wordpress.com.


The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering the Central Texas Regional School, including Surface Water Production and Pumps and Pumping, at Kileen June 10-13. Visit www.twua.org.


The Intermountain Section of AWWA is offering these courses:

  • June 12 – Water O&M/XConn, Hyde Park
  • June 19 – Security and Emergency Response, Green River
  • July 10 ­– Water “Playing By The Rules”, Pleasant View
  • July 11 – Zone 6 Small Systems Workshop, Garden City
  • July 16 – Private Not-For-Profit Conference, North Salt Lake
  • July 30 – Water O&M/XConn, Midway

Visit www.ims-awwa.org.


The Department of Natural Resources is offering these courses:

  • June 24-26 – Fundamentals of Drinking Water Treatment, Madison
  • June 25 – Water Treatment Methods, Delavan
  • June 25 – Distribution System Tools, Delavan

Visit www.dnr.wi.gov.


June 9-13
ACE13 Annual Conference and Exposition, Colorado Convention Center, Denver. Visit www.awwa.org.

June 13
North Suburban Water Works Association Meeting, Fox Lake, Ill. Visit www.isawwa.org.

June 18-20
Ohio Water Environment Association 2013 Technical Conference & Exhibit Expo, Great Wolf Conference Center, Mason. Visit www.ohiowea.org.

June 19
Illinois Mid Central Water Works Association meeting. Visit www.isawwa.org.

June 20
Illinois 15-County Water Supply Operators Association Meeting. Visit www.isawwa.org.

June 24-25
AWRA Summer Specialty Conference on Environmental Flows, Hilton, Hartford Hotel, Hartford, Conn. Visit www.awra.org/meetings/EnvironmentalFlows2013/.

July 19
Illinois Section AWWA Board Meeting, St. Charles. Visit www.isawwa.org.


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