Wisconsin Wastewater Operators' Association News

Southeast June 2018 Newsletter

06/18/2018

Submitted by: Southeast

June 2018 Newsletter

Passing of a Friend

05/23/2018

The Wisconsin Wastewater Operators' Association lost a friend, not only to WWOA but to the industry as well.  Jim Miller, MNWOA Secretary/Treasurer, passed away May 21, 2018.  Jim was a Lifetime Member of the WWOA and a fixture with our Operators' Competition as a judge and mentor.  Many members have … Read More

Water Conversation

05/21/2018

Derrick Lopez, is a junior at the Wisconsin Dells High School.  He and his fellow classmates from his Science/Economics class were asked to raise awareness on water conservation as it is a huge epidemic in parts of the world.  Through his course study, Derrick found this great article on water conservation (Read More

Southeast April Newsletter

04/24/2018

Submitted by: Southeast

April 2018.pdf

WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY...

04/19/2018

Guide to What You Can and Can't Flush and Put down the Drain

 

This resource was developed to help educate residents about effectively desposing of wastes that can or can't go through the household drains and flushes.  It's … Read More

EPA Announces New Funding for Water Infrastructure Projects

04/09/2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of funding that could provide as much as $5.5 billioin in loans, which could leverage over $11 billion in water infrastructure projects through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program.  Prospective borrowers seeking WIFIA credit assistance must submit a … Read More

MATC - 50th Anniversary

03/23/2018

Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) celebrated 50 years of education in the fields of Environmental Health, Water and Wastewater Technology, Environmental and Pollution Control Technology, and Environmental Health and Water Quality Technology.  Among the graduates of these programs attending were WWOA members Andy Helm (Crane Engineering), Nate Tillis (Waukesha WWTP), Mike … Read More

Southeast Newsletter - February 2018

02/02/2018

Submitted by: Southeast

February 2018 Newsletter

Moraine Park Technical College Courses

01/24/2018

MPTC - Wisconsin Water Operator Certification Training Courses from January 2018 - May 2018.   

MPTC is offering numerous courses for WI Water Operator Certification.   For a list of the courses available, campus location, and credits available, click here.

To monitor any changes to … Read More

Southeast Newsletter

01/10/2018

Submitted by: Southeast

Janaury 2018 Newsletter

Government Affairs Seminar

01/10/2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 Government Affairs Seminar.  GAS will be held on Thursday, February 22nd at the Madison Marriott West Hotel and Conference Center in Middleton, WI.  This seminar provides municipal officials, treatment plant operators, consultants, and government employees with an overview and update of current issues.  … Read More

2017 Southern Operator of the Year

11/16/2017

Submitted by: Southern

Kevin Freber - City of Watertown WWTP

Southern Region Tuition Aid

11/16/2017

Submitted by: Southern

The Southern Region is proud to announce their tuition aid program for continued education of WWOA Southern Members through the attendance of Wisconsin DNR approved advanced course work related to wastewater treatment or for credit courses at an accredited university, college or technical school while working towards a degree related … Read More

MATC - Looking for Photos and Stories

11/06/2017

Milwaukee Area Technical College will be celebrating 50 years of educating past, present and future professionals in air, water, and food protection in March of 2018.  Everyone is invited to attend and see previous classmates, network and learn about potential careers in air, water and food from MATC graduates and … Read More

Changes to the MDL (LOD) determination procedure

10/31/2017

On August 28, 2017, the EPA issued a final rule notice that changes the procedure to determine an MDL effective 9-27-2017.  We have opted to allow a gradual progression into the new requirement that allows labs to continue with their existing MDL/LODs until September 1, 2018.  This date coincides with … Read More

2018 WWOA Conference October 16th thru October 19th

10/23/2017

Hotel reservations are now open for the 2018 WWOA 52nd Annual Conference.   The 2018 Conference will be located at the Grand Geneva Resort in beautiful Lake Geneva, WI.

Conference will run from Tuesday, October 16 and run through Friday, October 19, 2018.   You can reserve your hotel rooms now.  Click … Read More

2017 Conference Abstract

09/12/2017

The 51st Annual WWOA Conference Abstract is now available to download in a PDF format.

For a more in depth look at the Pre-Conference Workshops and all of the Technical Sessions, please download a copy of the 51st Annual Conference Abstract.

With this ABSTRACT you can plan which … Read More

TIPS & TRICKS EXPANDED

08/10/2017

Calling all inventors....   We have expanded the annual Tips and Tricks this year to feature "Tricks of the Trade".  Now is the time to showcase your invention, innovation, ideas, "tool of all tools", management practice, etc.   So come on, it's time to TOOT YOUR OWN HORN, like Tom Dickson's … Read More

Treating wastewater at the bottom of the world

08/09/2017

A story that comes from Jeanne Sabin, a certified wastewater treatment plant operator hailing from Sacramento, California.

Click here to hear her story:

http://kwbu.org/post/treating-wastewater-bottom-world

WWOA MEMBER INPUT NEEDED

06/05/2017

WWOA has been invited to participate in a project to understand and improve integration of distributed energy into water and wastewater utilities.  This project is funded by the Water Research Foundation and the Water Environment and Reuse Foundation, the University of Queensland Australia, in partnership with Conrad Research Associates, The … Read More

Jeffrey J. Wunrow

05/04/2017

Jeffrey J. Wunrow

May 7, 1955 – April 28, 2017

 

It is with a heavy heart that we say good bye to a good friend and fellow member.

Jeffrey J. Wunrow, age 61 of Antigo, passed away Friday, April 28, 2017 at his home.

Jeff worked for the City … Read More

Medford city utility continues tradition of excellence

03/16/2017

 

              

BY BRIAN WILSON
NEWS EDITOR - The Star News
When it comes to city services success is measured by if clean water comes out when a faucet is turned on and waste goes away when toilets are flushed. … Read More