Looking for education opportunities in the water and wastewater industry? Check out this updated listing of upcoming events from around the country.


Editor's Note: Each month, we'll be posting an updated listing of educational opportunities around the country. If you have an event, conference, webinar or seminar coming up and would like to have it included here, please email kyle.rogers@colepublishing.com


Webinars

The American Water Works Association is offering:

  • Oct. 19 — Organized Chaos: Use Problem Solving to Approach Treatment Facility Startup
  • Oct. 26 — Distribution System Management: Lead Service Line Replacement - Learning from Proactive Utility Initiatives
  • Nov. 30 — What You Need to Know About Climate Risks to Water Utility Infrastructure and Assets
  • Dec. 7 — Distribution System Management: Water Quality Monitoring and Response

Alaska

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is offering:​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: August 2016
  • Oct. 20 — Sustainable Utility Management for Water and Wastewater Utility Managers, Soldotna
  • Oct. 24-28 – Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Anchorage
  • Oct. 24-28 — Introduction to Small Water Systems, Bethel
  • Oct. 27-28 — AWWMA Annual SE Alaska Operator Training Conference, Sitka
  • Oct. 31-Nov. 1 — Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician, Anchorage
  • Oct. 31 - Nov. 3 — ARWA Training Conference, Anchorage
  • Nov. 2-3 — Electrical Troubleshooting & Preventative Maintenance, Anchorage
  • Nov. 7-11 — Intermediate Water Treatment, Fairbanks
  • Nov. 8-10 — Lift Station Operations, Anchorage
  • Nov. 14-17 — PLC Workshop: From Introduction to Application, Anchorage
  • Nov. 16-17 — PLC Programming & Applications, Anchorage
  • Dec. 5-9 — Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Dillingham
  • Dec. 5-9 — Financial Management for Rural Utilities, Anchorage
  • Dec. 6-8 — Electrical Controls, Fairbanks

The Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association and the Rural Utility Business Advisor program are offering:

  • Jan. 9-13 — Operational Management for Rural Utilities, Anchorage

British Columbia

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association is offering:

  • Oct. 17 — Source Water Protection, Kelowna
  • Oct. 18 — Reservoir Maintenance & Cleaning, Kelowna
  • Oct. 19 — Unidirectional Flushing, Kelowna
  • Oct. 24-25 — Water Quality and Sampling for Water & Wastewater, Fraser Valley
  • Oct. 24-28 — Management Skills Certificate Program, Module 3: Communication, Fraser Valley
  • Oct. 31-No. 4 — Chlorine Handling, Fraser Valley-Abbotsford
  • Nov. 14-18 — Management Skills Certificate Program, Kelowna
  • Dec. 5 — Source Water Protection, Prince George
  • Dec. 6 — Reservoir Maintenance & Cleaning, Prince George
  • Dec. 7 — Unidirectional Flushing, Prince George

Florida

The University of Florida, Training, Research and Education for Environmental Occupations is offering:​​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: September 2016
  • Oct 18 — Unidirectional Flushing Workshop, Tavares
  • Oct. 19 — Water Distribution System Pipes and Valves, Tavares
  • Oct. 25-26 — SCADA & Electrical Training: What Utility Staff Need to Know, Destin
  • Oct. 25-27 — Activated Sludge Process Control & Troubleshooting, Gainesville
  • Nov. 3-4 — Sequencing Batch Reactor Operation, Make it Work for You, Crestview
  • Dec. 8 — Introduction to Lift Station Maintenance, Jacksonville
  • Jan. 17-19 — Microbiology of Activated Sludge, Gainesville
  • Feb. 1-2 — Effective Utility Leadership Practices, Gainesville

The Florida Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Oct. 27 — The Future of Biosolids Process & Management, Orlando
  • Nov. 15 — Pumping Stations seminar, location TBD
  • Jan. 14 — Trenchless Technologies: Installation Methods & Good Practices, Boca Raton
  • Jan. 22 — 2016 Integrated Water Seminar, Ponte Verde Beach
  • Feb. 18 — Wastewater Process Ephemeralization — Treating More with Less, Tampa

Kansas

The Kansas Water Environment Association is offering:​​​

  • Oct. 15 — Confined Space Entry, Washington
  • Oct. 16 — Small Water Systems, Dodge City
  • Oct. 20 — Small Wastewater Systems, Dodge City
  • Oct. 20-21 – Wastewater Stabilization Ponds, Norton
  • Oct. 22-23 — Potable Water Treatment, Phillipsburg
  • Oct. 27 — Stormwater Management, Dodge City
  • Oct. 28-30 — Collection Workshop, McPherson
  • Oct. 30 — Special Topics, Intro to Water & Wastewater Chemistry, Dodge City
  • Nov. 3 — Water System Workshop, Augusta
  • Nov. 4 — Chlorination & Disinfection for Potable Water, Syracuse
  • Nov. 4 — Basic Wastewater Treatment, Leavenworth
  • Nov. 4-5 — Basic Water Treatment & Distribution, Lawrence
  • Nov. 6 — Wastewater Lagoons, Syracuse
  • Nov. 12 — Water System Workshop, Colby
  • Nov. 17 — Small System Revised Total Coliform Rule, Hays
  • Nov. 18 — Small System Revised Total Coliform Rule, Greensburg
  • Nov. 18-19 — Wastewater Treatment, Phillipsburg
  • Nov. 19 — Small System Revised Total Coliform Rule, El Dorado
  • Nov. 23 — Applied Math for Water Operators, Dodge City
  • Nov. 25 — Applied Math for Wastewater Operators, Dodge City

Kentucky

The Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: November 2016
  • Nov. 17 — Lab Optimization/Quality Control Training Seminar, Morehead

Illinois

The Illinois Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Oct. 14 — Laboratory Workshop, Oswego
  • Oct. 27 — Plant Operations Workshop, Stickney
  • Nov. 10 — Collections Seminar, Lisle

Michigan

The Michigan Water Environment Association is offering:​

  • Oct. 19 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Math I, Bath
  • Oct. 20 — Collections Seminar, East Lansing
  • Oct. 26 — Health & Safety Seminar, East Lansing
  • Nov. 9 — Fundamentals of Collection Systems, Grand Rapids
  • Nov. 9-10 — Basic Health & Safety Practices, Boyne City
  • Nov. 10 — Basic Personal Management Skills, Midland
  • Nov. 10 — Process Seminar, East Lansing
  • Dec. 1 — Fundamentals of Solids Handling, Linden
  • Dec. 6 — Watershed & Stormwater Seminar, East Lansing
  • Jan. 25 — Asset Management, Frankenmuth

Nebraska

The Nebraska Water Environment Association is offering:

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  • Oct. 17-19 — Wastewater Certification Training Sessions, Lincoln

New Brunswick

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association is offering:

  • Oct. 17 — Chlorine Handling & Disinfection, Sydney
  • Oct. 24-27 — Wastewater Treatment Course, Moncton
  • Oct. 27 — Distribution System Corrosion and Control, Halifax
  • Nov. 1 — Wastewater Collection, Levels I and II, Halifax
  • Nov. 14 — Water Distribution, Levels I and II, Moncton
  • Nov. 24 — Disinfection Optimization for Drinking Water Treatment, Halifax

New York

The New York Water Environment Association is offering:​

  • Oct. 20 — Nitrogen Removal, Babylon
  • Oct. 24 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Monticello
  • Nov. 3 — SPRTK, Electronic DMRs & SPDES Compliance, Binghamton
  • Nov. 4 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Rochester
  • Nov. 17 — How to Maximize Revenue From Your Biogas, Babylon
  • Nov. 18 — SPRTK, Electronic, DMRs & SPDES Compliance, Lockport

North Carolina

The North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association is offering:

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  • Oct. 18 — Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Exams, Wilson
  • Dec. 6 — Contemporary Topics in Water/Wastewater Construction, Wilmington

Ontario

The Water Environment Association of Ontario is offering:

  • Oct. 18 — Centrifugal Pumps and Pumping Systems Seminar, University of Western Ontario
  • Oct. 19 — Collection Systems Specialty Workshop, Burlington
  • Nov. 1-2 — Residuals and Biosolids Fall Seminar, location TBA
  • Nov. 24 — Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Usage and Optimization, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change office

Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Oct. 20 — Responsibilities of Clean Water Professionals, Allentown
  • Oct. 21 — Laboratory Supervisor Training, Williamsport
  • Oct. 28 — Electrical Troubleshooting for Operators, Joint Municipal Auth or Wyomissing Valley WWTP
  • Nov. 1 —Stormwater Workshop, New Cumberland
  • Nov. 10 — Pump Stations Ins and Outs Workshop, West Chester

Texas

The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering:​

  • Oct. 18 — Utilities Safety, Victoria and Gatesville
  • Oct. 18 — Basic Water, Carrolton
  • Oct. 18 — WW Collection, Waco
  • Oct. 18 — Surface Water Prod 1, Granbury
  • Oct. 24 — Groundwater Production, Corpus Christi
  • Oct. 25 — Surface Water Production II, Wylie
  • Oct. 26 — Utilities Safety, Corpus Christi
  • Nov. 1 — Utilities Safety, San Marcos
  • Nov. 7 — Water Distribution, Corpus Christi
  • Nov. 8 — Water Distribution, Waco
  • Nov. 8 — Water Distribution, Carrollton
  • Nov. 8 — Valve and Hydrant Maintenance, Wylie
  • Nov. 8 — Surface Water Prod II, Granbury
  • Nov. 8 — WW Collection, Leander
  • Nov. 15 — Wastewater Lab, Longview
  • Nov. 15 — Wastewater Treatment, Victoria
  • Nov. 15 — Valve & Hydrant Maintenance, Gatesville
  • Nov. 28 — Utilities Safety, Laredo
  • Nov. 29 — Utilities Safety, Waco
  • Nov. 29 — Wastewater Treatment, Donna

The Environmental Training Institute at the University of Texas-Arlington is offering:

  • Nov. 8 — Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure, Arlington
  • Nov. 16 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Arlington
  • Nov. 30 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, La Porte
  • Dec. 15 — Potable Water Storage Inspection Techniques, Arlington

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering:​​

  • Oct. 17 — Biological Treatment - Attached Growth, Tomah
  • Oct. 19 — Biological Treatment - Suspended Growth, Madison
  • Oct. 20 — Basic Wastewater: Treatment and Nutrient Removal, Sheboygan
  • Oct. 24 — Basic General Wastewater, Plover
  • Oct. 24 — Water System Operation Basics, Plover
  • Oct. 24 — Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention, Madison
  • Oct. 25 – Stormwater Basics, Pewaukee
  • Oct. 25 — Navigating Site Cleanups Under the New DNR Contaminated Materials Guidance, Pewaukee
  • Oct. 25 — Emerging Contaminants, Milwaukee
  • Oct. 25 — Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus, Plover
  • Oct. 27 — Fundamentals of Modern Wastewater Treatment Process, Milwaukee
  • Oct. 31 — Solids Separation, Madison
  • Nov. 8 — Water Treatment Methods, Merrill
  • Nov. 10 — Sampling, Appleton

The Central States Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Nov. 10 — Resource Recovery Seminar, Fond du Lac

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