Education Sessions and Industry Event Roundup: February 2023

Education Sessions and Industry Event Roundup: February 2023

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Attending education sessions and involvement in industry associations are two ways you can continue to expand your knowledge and improve your skills. Staying abreast of new technology, getting familiar with different products, equipment, trucks and types of system, and expanding your knowledge of general business practices will help you take your business where you want it to go. 

With that in mind, here’s a roundup of courses and regional conferences and events coming up in the next few months. 

Nebraska Water Industries Annual Convention
Feb. 14-16 in Kearney, Nebraska

2023 O2WA Conference
Feb. 17-18 at Eagle Crest Resort, Redmond, Oregon


Feb. 20-23 at Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis

Monday, Feb. 20

Take the Fear out of Team Building – 9 a.m.

Incorporating Pumps and Controls Into Design (NOWRA Track)  – 9 a.m.

Septic Sleuth – Evaluating Those Rarities Found During an OWTS Inspection (NAWT Track) – 9 a.m.

Why You’re Losing Your Best People - How to Avoid the Great Resignation – 10:30 a.m.

Safety Concerns During the Installation of Onsite Sewage Systems (NOWRA Track) – 10:30 a.m. 

Hydraulic Load Testing – Why, When & How (NAWT Track) – 10:30 a.m.

Benefits of Decentralized Wastewater Treatment (NOWRA Track) – 1 p.m.

Important Points for Inspecting Drip Irrigation (NAWT Track)  – 1 p.m.

Stop the Blame Game! Creating Real Accountability – 3 p.m.

Inspecting Advanced Technologies/Things to Know From the Manufacturer (NAWT Track)  – 3 p.m.

Mound Design (NOWRA Track) – 3 p.m.

How to Work with Regulatory Agencies to Promote OWTS Inspections (NAWT Track)  – 4:30 p.m.

Introduction to Nitrogen Removal (NOWRA Track) – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

How To Build a Powerful Online Footprint for Wastewater Service Firms – 11 a.m.

Are We in a Septic System Crisis? – 11:30 a.m.

Your Company Can Enhance Itself by Instilling a Teaching Culture – 12:30 p.m.

The Environment Beneath the Skid-Steer - Soil Engineering Basics for Onsite System Installers – 12:30 p.m.

Big Ideas...Little Tiny Space!! Design and Install Challenges – 1 p.m.

Leveraging Your Pump Truck by Collecting Yellow and Brown Gold – 1 p.m.

No Slow Season in Business – 2:30 p.m.

Starting an Apprenticeship Program for Your Septic Installer Business – 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Wastewater Treatment and Water Quality Protection Around Lakes – 9: 30 a.m.

Remote Monitoring and Telemetry – 11 a.m.

Flow Equalization and Time Dosing – 12:30 p.m.

NDOWRA Annual Conference
Feb. 27-28 in Mandan, North Dakota

NAWT Design Course by CPOW
Feb. 28 - March 1 
Virtual Course

TxOWA Annual Conference
March 6-8 in Waco, Texas 

AzOWRA Annual Conference
March 8-9 in Payson, Arizona

March 8-9
Virtual Course

GSOWA Annual Conference
March 13-14 in Manchester, New Hampshire

UA Soil & Site Evaluation for Onsite Wastewater Systems
March 22-24, 2023
Location: Maricopa, Arizona


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