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EPA’s Free Technical Assistance Webinar: Everything You Wanted to Know About PFAS But Were Afraid to Ask

April 2023 – EPA is conducting a free webinar for owners and operators of publicly owned treatment works on April 12 from noon to 2:00 p.m. CDT.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues its series of technical assistance webinars on best practices for optimizing performance for small wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs). These webinars can help you understand the root causes of common problems WWTP operators face and will provide suggestions and resources to help you fine-tune operations and fix noncompliance problems.

Note: Not all listed training is approved for TCEQ Occupational Licensing Continuing Education (CE) credit. Contact the training provider, EPA, or EPA subcontractor offering the training to verify if the course(s) can count toward CE credits for renewing a TCEQ occupational license.

Webinar Topic, Date, and Time

  • April 12, 2023, noon – 2:00 p.m. CDT: Everything You Wanted to Know About PFAS But Were Afraid to Ask: From the Operators’ Perspective (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, commonly abbreviated as PFAS)

Who Should Attend? 

  • This series is geared toward plant owners and operators of smaller systems with flow of less than 1 million gallons per day. Others include: WWTP owners and operators, design engineers, municipal leaders, NPDES technical assistance providers, permit writers, and compliance staff from state, local, tribal, and federal governments.

How to Register

Previous Webinars

Visit EPA’s Technical Assistance Webinar Series: Improving CWA-NPDES Permit Compliance webpage for information on additional webinar recordings.

Additional Free Wastewater Operator Training

Water Sector Workforce Webinars
EPA hosted a series of webinars showing how organizations across the water sector are implementing programs to help utilities address their own workforce challenges.
This program combines the best web resources for small system operators in a free, user-friendly location. This is supported by the Rural Community Assistance Partnership and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with funding from the EPA.