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.


Alaska

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is offering:​

  • Feb. 13-17 — Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems, Bethel
  • Feb. 13-17 — Introduction to Small Water Systems, Kotzebue
  • Feb. 13-17 — Water Treatment Operator Level 1, online
  • April 4-6 — 21st Century Membrane Technology, Homer
  • April 10-11 — Pump Repair and Maintenance, Anchorage
  • April 10-14 — Operational Management for Rural Utilities, Fairbanks
  • April 18-20 — Lagoons, Bethel

The Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: August 2016
  • March 6-10 — Financial Management for Rural Utilities, Anchorage
  • April 24-27 — 57th Annual Statewide Conference, Anchorage

British Columbia

The British Columbia Water and Waste Association is offering:

  • March 6-7 — Small Water Systems, Victoria
  • March 6-7 — Supervisory and Leadership Skills, Victoria
  • March 6-10 — Wastewater Collection 1, Victoria
  • March 6-10 — Wastewater Distribution 1, Victoria
  • March 8-9 — Water Quality and Sampling, Victoria
  • March 8-9 — Hypochlorination, Victoria
  • May 27-30 — 2017 BCWWA Annual Conference & Trade Show

Florida

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

  • Feb. 21-23 — Train the Trainer: How to Design and Deliver Effective Training, Gainesville
  • March 2 — Basic Wastewater Pump Maintenance, Gainesville
  • March 28-30 — Intro to Electrical Maintenance, Gainesville

The Florida Water Environment Association is offering:

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: September 2016
  • Feb. 9 — Collections seminar, Orlando
  • Feb. 12-13 — Leadership Development workshop, Daytona Beach Shores
  • Feb. 18 — Wastewater Process Ephemeralization — Treating More with Less, Tampa
  • Feb. 23 — Wastewater Process seminar, Miami
  • Feb. 27 — 2017 Integrated Water Seminar, Bartow

Kentucky

The Kentucky Water and Wastewater Operators Association is offering:

  • April 27 — Motor Controls Workshop, Glasgow
  • May 10 — Water & Wastewater Training and Fish Fry, Frankfort
  • May 16-17 — Spring Wastewater Conference, Kentucky Dam State Resort Park

Illinois

The Illinois Water Environment Association is offering:

  • Feb. 15 — Industrial Pretreatment Dinner w/ Guest Speaker, Oakbrook Terrace
  • April 25-26 — Illinois Wastewater Professionals Conference

Michigan

The Michigan Water Environment Association is offering:​

Related: Water and Wastewater Education Listing: October 2016
  • Feb. 8 — Infrastructure Funding Seminar, Lansing
  • Feb. 8 — Operator’s Day, Lansing
  • Feb. 15 — Fundamentals of Activated Sludge, Midland
  • Feb. 16 — Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment, Linden
  • Feb. 22 — Fundamentals of Anaerobic Digester Operation and Control, Grand Rapids
  • March 16 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Math I, Bath
  • March 21 — Fundamentals of Maintenance Practices I, Linden
  • March 23 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Math I, Boyne City
  • March 28 — Fundamentals of Activated Sludge I, Grand Rapids
  • March 30 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Math II, Bath
  • April 11-12 — Safety Seminar, Novi

Minnesota

The Minnesota Section of the Central States Water Environment Association is offering:

  • March 29 — CSWEA Design - Build for Water/Wastewater, Minneapolis

Nebraska

The Nebraska Water Environment Association is offering:

  • April 18-19 — 61st Great Plains Waste Management Conference, La Vista

New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Newfoundland

The Atlantic Canada Water and Wastewater Association is offering:

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  • Feb. 8-9 — CCC Recertification Course, Halifax
  • Feb. 21-24 — Water Distribution Level I & II, Halifax
  • March 23 — Sedimentation, Halifax
  • March 28-31 — Wastewater Treatment Level I & II, Halifax
  • April 3-6 — Water Treatment I & II, Moncton
  • April 11 — Lift Stations and Forcemains, St. John’s

The Maritime Provinces Water and Wastewater Association is offering:

  • April 23-26 — Building System Safety: Operators Making It Work, Halifax

New York

The New York Water Environment Association is offering:​

  • Feb. 24 — Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators, Lyons
  • March 2 — SPDES Compliance & Enforcement, Electronic Reporting & SPRTK, Babylon 
  • March 8 — Confined Space Awareness, Watertown
  • March 14 — Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators, Rexford
  • March 21 — 2017 Greater Buffalo Environmental Conference
  • April 6 — Fundamentals of Wastewater Asset Management, Middletown
  • April 6 — Mathematics for Water and Wastewater Operators, Babylon

North Carolina

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

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  • March 9 — Wastewater Laboratory Analyst Certification Exams, Greensboro
  • March 13-17 — Coastal Collection and Distribution School, Morehead City

Ontario

The Water Environment Association of Ontario is offering:

  • April 2 — Annual WEAO Technical Symposium & OPCEA Exhibition 2017

Texas

The Texas Water Utilities Association is offering:​

  • Feb. 8 — Wastewater Collection, Tyler
  • Feb. 13 — Water Distribution, Corpus Christi
  • Feb. 14 — Surface Water Production I, Waco
  • Feb. 14 — Utilities Calculations, New Braunfels
  • Feb. 15 — Wastewater Collection, Corpus Christi
  • Feb. 21 — Basic Wastewater, Carrollton
  • March 6 — Pump & Pumping, Wylie
  • March 7 — Basic Water, Waco
  • March 8 — Water Utilities Safety, Wylie
  • March 13 — Valve & Hydrant Maintenance, Corpus Christi
  • March 14 — Basic Water, Austin
  • March 15 — Water Utilities Safety, Corpus Christi
  • March 20 — Water Distribution, Laredo
  • March 21 — Surface Water Production II, Victoria
  • March 21 — Wastewater Collection, Carrollton
  • March 22 — Utilities Safety, Laredo
  • March 28 — Surface Water Production II, Longview
  • March 28 — Water Utilities Management, San Marcos
  • March 28 — Wastewater Treatment, Tyler

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

  • Feb. 21 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, La Marque
  • March 1 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Austin
  • March 7 — Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, La Marque
  • March 15 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Bentonville
  • March 28 — Introduction to Water and Wastewater Regulations, Houston
  • March 28 — Wastewater Pretreatment Strategies and Controls, Arlington

Virginia

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, American Water Works Association, the Water Environment Federation, National Association of Water Companies and American Public Works Association will jointly offer:

  • Feb. 26-March 10 — The Water and Wastewater Leadership Center residential leadership development program, Leesburg

Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is offering:​​

  • Feb. 8 — Microbiological Monitoring of Wastewater Treatment Processes, Wisconsin Dells
  • Feb. 14 — Water Treatment Methods, Janesville
  • Feb. 15 — Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Optimization, Marshfield
  • Feb. 15 — Biological Treatment - Suspended Growth, Green Bay
  • Feb. 21 — Surface Water Certification, Fond du Lac
  • Feb. 22 — Water Treatment Methods, Spooner
  • Feb. 28 — Iron, Zeolite, and VOC Certification, West Bend
  • March 1 — Nutrient Removal - Total Phosphorus, Madison
  • March 2 — Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal Optimization, Plymouth
  • March 6 — Basic General Wastewater, Chippewa Falls
  • March 7 — OTM/NN Water Operator System Certification Exam Review, Plover
  • March 7 — Groundwater Supply & Distribution Certification, Green Bay
  • March 9 — OTM/NN Water Operator System Certification Exam Review, Merrill
  • March 14 — OTM/NN Water Operator System Certification Exam Review, Cottage Grove
  • March 16 — Small System Operator Training, Black River Falls
  • March 20 — Advanced Public Utilities & Waterworks Management Institute, Madison
  • March 21 — 2017 Spring Biosolids Symposium, Stevens Point

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