Skip to Content
Questions or Comments:

Free Webinars: Technical Assistance for Publicly Owned Treatment Works

August 2021 – The EPA is conducting free webinars for owners and operators of publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) on August 26, September 22, October 21, and November 18, 2021, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering small wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) a series of technical assistance webinars on best practices for optimizing performance. 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.

Webinar Topics and Dates

  • August 26, 2021: Knowing Your Headworks: Identifying the Pitfalls in Preliminary Treatment
  • September 22, 2021: Pretreatment Program Audits of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants: What to Expect, How to Prepare, and Common Findings
  • October 21, 2021: Optimize Your Wastewater Treatment Plant: Save Energy and Reduce Nutrient Discharge
  • November 18, 2021: Troubleshooting Sludge Problems in Wastewater Lagoon Systems

How to Register

Register to attend any of the webinars at the following registration webpages:

Previous Webinars

You can find recordings of some of the previous technical assistance webinars at the links below:

Additional Free Wastewater Operator Training aggregates the best web resources for small system operators in a free, user-friendly location. This is supported by the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with funding from EPA.