Upcoming Education Sessions: February 2022

Courses include maintenance provider training with COWA and the onsite track at WWETT

Upcoming Education Sessions: February 2022

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NOWRA is pleased to once again be participating at the WWETT (Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport) Show. This year's show will be held Feb. 20-24, 2022, in Indianapolis. Representatives from NOWRA will be conducting training, displaying in the exhibit hall, and hosting the National Backhoe Roe-D-Hoe Championship. 

NOWRA Education sessions at the 2022 WWETT Show include:

  • Overview of Wastewater Characteristics for Design, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.
  • Alternative Sewer Collection System Options, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
  • Design and Installation of Drip Distribution Systems, Feb. 21, 1 p.m.
  • Design of Timed Dosing and Flow Equalization, Feb. 21, 3 p.m.
  • Gravity Soil Dispersal Systems, Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m.
  • One-Day Installer Class, Feb. 23, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

NOWRA members can get a discount on registration for the educational session and trade show by using the code ACNOWRA22. Visit the WWETT Show website for registration information.

OWTS Operation & Maintenance Service Provider Part 1 - Remote Training Event

When: Feb. 22–Feb. 24, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. PST

Where: Online

This introductory course is part one of a two-part series. It covers the common technologies encountered by OWTS operations, maintenance and monitoring service providers. There are 16 contact hours eligible for continuing education credit. The course is broken down into sessions and will be done via online webinars.

Agenda: Lecture, presentation and discussion will address the importance of business and ethics, safety, wastewater math and analysis, and site assessment. Participants will also be exposed to various technologies, including tanks, pumps, system controls, pressure dosing, media filters, aerobic treatment units, drip dispersal and disinfection. The discussion of each of the technologies or components is directed by a series of detailed operational checklists.

Certificate of completion will be electronically provided in real time upon successful completion.

This training is provided by COWA in cooperation with the National Association of Wastewater Technicians (NAWT).

Recertification note: For those interested in NAWT O&M certification renewal, DO NOT register for this event. There is an abbreviated course (which covers the last two sessions of this event). Please visit the events page for more information: cowa.org/events

The NAWT education track at the 2022 WWETT Show includes the following classes:

  • The Life Cycle of OWTS – A Principled Approach, Feb. 21, 9 a.m.
  • Principles in Design of OWTS, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
  • Principles in O&M of OWTS, Feb. 21, 1 p.m.
  • Principles in Installation of OWTS, Feb. 21, 3 p.m.
  • Principles in Inspection of OWTS and Summary, Feb. 21, 4:30 p.m.

Other WWETT classes of interest to onsite system installers and service professionals include:

  • Equipment Financing Tips for Business Owners, Feb. 22, 12:30 p.m.
  • Optimizing Grease Interceptor Performance, Feb. 22, 12:30 p.m.
  • Overcoming the Challenges of High Strength Waste in OSTDS – Panel Discussion, Feb. 22, 2 p.m.
  • Excavation Safety: Protecting Workers. Protecting Utilities, Feb. 22, 3 p.m.
  • Biological Nutrient Reduction in a Media Filter, Feb. 22, 4 p.m.
  • 25 Products & Tools That Will Get You Out of a Jam, Feb. 23, 7:30 a.m.
  • NAWT Vacuum Truck Technician Training, Feb. 23, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Keeping What’s In, In and What’s Out, Out – Watertightness of Precast Concrete Tanks, Feb. 23, 9 a.m.
  • Bringing the Tax Laws Out of Hiding, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.
  • Monitoring the Health of a Pump with Control Systems and Analog Timer Operations, Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m.
  • Profit Or Pride?, Feb. 23, 12 p.m.
  • Successfully Designing for Graywater Reuse Systems, Feb. 23, 12 p.m.


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