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Webinars for Water and Wastewater Utility Operators and Leaders

April 2022 - The EPA is hosting free webinars for water and wastewater utility operators and leaders serving tribes and small communities on April 20, April 27, and May 4 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. CDT.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring three online webinars to discuss:

  • effective asset management strategies
  • setting utility rates
  • staff retention
  • maintaining wastewater lagoons and onsite septic systems

This webinar series will use presentations, case studies, and breakout group discussions to discuss how best to operate, maintain, and manage small utilities.

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 Topics and Dates

  • April 20, 2022: Asset Management – Planning for the Future
  • April 27, 2022: Finding and Retaining Good Leaders and Staff
  • May 4, 2022: Wastewater Lagoons and Onsite Septic Systems

For details on these webinars, see the EPA flyer Operation and Maintenance (O&M), and Management trainingExit the TCEQ

How to Register

Register to attend the webinars at the following registration webpages:

Additional Free Wastewater Operator Training

For other free webinars also see offerings by WaterOperator.orgExit the TCEQ including:

April 13, 2022: Functional Exercise - Emergency Response in Extreme Weather

The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign support WaterOperator.org with funding from the EPA.