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The VA AWWA Plant Operations Committee proudly announces the 21st Annual Plant Operators Conference to be held October 26th - 28th 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.
 
In response to the progression of the COVID-19 virus, the event has been postponed.  We will reschedule it for later this year.  All registered attendees will be notified by email.  Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this ever-changing situation.
 
 
Here is a look at the program for this year's training:
  • What to Expect When OSHA Shows Up - Jonathan Wright, City of Chesapeake
  • Proposed Changes to the Lead and Copper Rule - Jillian Galloway, VDH - Office of Drinking Water
  • AWIA Risk Assessment and Mitigation - Ryan Maslyn, City of Norfolk
  • Zeta Potential - Nicolle Boulay, Stantec
  • Portsmouth's Lake Kilby Water Treatment Facility Update - Rachel DuBois, City of Portsmouth
  • Managing and Optimizing Water Quality - David Jurgens, City of Chesapeake
  • Asset Management - Andrea Edgerton, Hazen and Sawyer
**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, 2020, to receive the group rate. 
 
 
Where
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront
5700 Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA
Organizers
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Geneva Hudgins
geneva.hudgins@vaawwa.org
434.386.3190