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The VA AWWA Plant Operations Committee proudly announces the 20th Annual Plant Operators Conference to be held May 8th - 10th in Virginia Beach, VA. This conference is dedicated to promoting education and training, increasing performance and fostering communication among waterworks operators, maintenance and management personnel. Attendance is recommended for waterworks operators of both small and large groundwater and surface water systems. Come match wits against fellow operators in the Top Ops Competition or cheer for your favorites.
Here is a look at the program for this year's training:
  • pH Control and Safety - Lindsey Harmon, Polytec, Inc
  • Natural Organic Matter & Disinfection By-Products Precursors as They Relate to Haloacetic Acids - Adam Teufel and Nikki Webb, City of Chesapeake
  • Chemical Pumping Systems - Kate Keenan, CDM Smith
  • Membranes 101 - Paul Delphos, AECOM
  • Activated Carbon for Water Treatment - Dick Freeman, Ingevity
  • Evaluation of DBP Control Alternatives at Doswell WTP - Testing through Implementation - Roger Arnold, Hazen and Sawyer, and Jonathan England, Hanover County
  • Identifying Risks/WIFIA - Bryan Wade, VDH - Office of Drinking Water
  • Chemical Safety in Water Treatment - Kevin Kimarten, Univar
**All presentations/speakers are subject to change.  Ten (10) Operator CPE credits are APPROVED. 
Hotel Information
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Reserve your room by calling 757-428-7025 or online at
Rate:  $94.00 (Oceanfront room)
Group Name:  VA AWWA Plant Operators Seminar
Reservations must be made by April 26, 2019, to receive the group rate. 
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront
5700 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA
Geneva Hudgins