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The VA AWWA Distribution Systems Committee announces the 32nd Annual Water Distribution Seminar and Utility Rodeo to be held on October 3-5 in Chesterfield, VA. This traditional "hands-on" seminar is designed to provide distribution system personnel with practical information on relevant subjects. The ever-popular Utility Rodeo provides various utility-related competitive events in which participants compete against fellow utility personnel in demos of skill, speed, and safety.
6 Water Operator CPE credits approved.
NOTE: Registration will close at 5 pm on Thursday, September 29
Monday, October 3rd
  • Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention
  • Overview of PVC Pipe for Water and Wastewater
  • Vendor Sessions
  • Meet and Greet
Tuesday, October 4th
  • Miss Utility Damage Prevention Education
  • Planning and Funding Lead Service Line Replacement
  • Best of Virginia Taste Test
  • People's Choice Taste Test
  • Hydrant Operation and Maintenance
  • Meter Challenge Competition
  • Hydrant Hysteria Competition
  • Cocktail Reception and Banquet
Wednesday, October 5th
  • Buried Treasure Competition
  • Rapid Tappin' Competition
  • BBQ Cookout
  • Splish Splash Competition
All presentations/speakers subject to change.
Hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Richmond-Midlothian
All attendees are responsible for their own lodging arrangements. A block of rooms has been reserved at special rates through September 19th.  Register online using this link or contact the hotel directly for hotel reservations.  
Phone: 804-379-3800.   Rate:  $96 per night/plus taxes and hotel fees. 
VA AWWA Utility Rodeo Contests: 
Please view our Rodeo Rules and Descriptions page.   
Please view our Cancellation and Refund policy.   
COVID Considerations: 
This event will follow any local or facility policies for social distancing and masking. 
DoubleTree by Hilton
1021 Koger Center Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23235
United States of America
Cynthia Barnes


Brian Whitenack