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The Springfield Township (Pa.) Environmental Advisory Committee was recognized by the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association for its two projects that are designed to manage and reduce stormwater runoff.


Learning Opportunities


The American Public Works Association has these audio/Web courses:

• Feb. 9 – Recycled Materials in Construction: Divert That Waste Stream

• Feb. 23 – Understanding the Required EVT (Emergency Vehicle Training) for Fleets

• March 15 – Using Performance Measurements to Cope with Layoffs

• March 29 – Case Studies on Building Support for Flood Protection Projects

• April 3 – Clients and Consultants: How to Work Together for the Best Possible Project

Visit www.apwa.net.



The American Society of Civil Engineers has these courses:

• Feb. 9-10 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, Chicago

• Feb. 14 – Stormwater BMPs: What Works, What Doesn’t and What About Maintenance, online

• Feb. 29 – Stormwater Management Alternatives for Small Commercial Sites, online

• March 8-9 – NPDES Stormwater Permit Compliance, Atlanta, Ga.

• March 8-9 – Pumping Systems Design for Civil Engineers, San Antonio, Texas

• March 15-16 – Stormwater Treatment Using Detention Ponds and Commercial Devices, Las Vegas

• March 20 – Sustainable Sites Stormwater Design and Water Efficiency Points for LEED Projects, online

Visit www.asce.org.



The American Water Works Association has a Financial Management: Cost of Service Rate-Making seminar March 19-21 in Portland, Ore. Visit www.awwa.org.



The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has these courses:

• March 1 – IT/Security, Madison

• March 8 – Utility Management Training, TBA

• March 22 – Treatment Operations Seminar, Oak Creek

Visit www.dnr.state.wi.us.

The University of Wisconsin Department of Engineering-Professional Development has a Using WinSLAMM to Meet TMDL, LID and MS4 Stormwater Requirements Seminar April 12-13 in Madison. Visit www.epdweb.engr.wisc.edu.



Jan. 30-Feb. 2

American Water Works Association/Water Environment Federation Utility Management Conference, Hyatt Regency Miami, Miami, Fla. Call 703/684-2441 or visit www.wef.org.


Feb. 13-15

Iowa Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Coralville. Visit www.iowarural water.org.


Feb. 13-16

Colorado Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Colorado Springs. Visit www.coloradoruralwaterassociation.club.officelive.com.


Feb. 14-16

North Dakota Rural Water Systems Association Annual Conference, Fargo. Visit www.ndrw.org.


Feb. 22-23

American Water Works Association International Conference on Stormwater and Urban Water Systems Modeling, Marriott Courtyard Toronto Brampton, Toronto, Ont. Visit www.awwa.org.


Feb. 22-24

Montana Rural Water Systems Annual Conference, Great Falls. Visit www.mrws.org.


Feb. 27-March 1

American Water Works Association Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition, Glendale, Ariz. Visit www.awwa.org.


Feb. 27-March 1

Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Call 866/933-2653 or visit www.pumpershow.com.


Feb. 27-March 2

Rural Water Association of Utah Annual Conference, St. George. Visit www.rwau.net.


Feb. 28-March 1

Delaware Rural Water Association Annual Conference, Harrington. Visit www.drwa.org.


March 12-16

National Utility Contractors Association Annual Convention, Fort Worth, Texas. Call 703/358-9300 or visit www.nuca.com.


March 26-28

American Water Resources Association Spring Specialty Conference, Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Visit www.awra.org.


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