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Wastewater Pretreatment Training and Seminars

List of upcoming workshops, seminars and training opportunities regarding wastewater pretreatment.

35th Annual EPA Region VI Pretreatment Workshop

  • Date: August 6-9, 2019

  • Location: Embassy Suites Denton Convention Center, Denton, Texas

  • Agenda: Please visit the RVIPA websiteExit the TCEQ

  • Registration and Hotel: Please visit the RVIPA websiteExit the TCEQ

The Region VI Pretreatment Association (RVIPA) is a non-profit organization that brings together professionals who work in Industrial Pretreatment within EPA’s Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas).

Note: Wastewater operators licensed in Texas that attend the workshop may earn up to 20 continuing training credit hours for wastewater operators licensed in Texas. Instructions on how to search for your Texas wastewater operator license number or how to view a summary of courses and earned credit hours can be found at the following link: Occupational Licenses: Wastewater Treatment Plant and Collection System Operators. The continuing credit hours earned for attending past Pretreatment Workshops can be searched for and viewed from this website as well.

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Texas Water Utilities Association Annual School

The Texas Water Utilities Association (TWUA) is a water utility, member-centered organization that provides training programs, technical publications, and mutual problem-solving opportunities for those employed in, or otherwise interested in, the water utility industry.

Please visit the TWUA website at www.twua.org Exit the TCEQ to find out about any upcoming pretreatment, laboratory, or wastewater courses.

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National Pretreatment and Pollution Prevention Workshop

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) will announce the upcoming National Pretreatment and Pollution Prevention Workshop - please visit their website for updates. The NACWA is an organization that combines individuals from municipal sewer agencies nationwide. This workshop is geared towards professionals working in the implementation and enforcement of an industrial pretreatment program.

Please visit the NACWA websiteExit the TCEQ

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Industrial Pretreatment (WWW115)

The 20 hour (2 CEUs) Industrial Pretreatment course offered by the Texas A&M Extension Service (TEEX) provides participants with knowledge specific to industrial wastewater pretreatment procedures. During the course, students are introduced to procedures designed to control, reduce, and prevent potentially harmful pollutants from entering both wastewater and stormwater collection systems. Students also explore aspects surrounding the prevention of non-domestic waste from entering publicly owned treatment works (POTW) systems.

Note: Wastewater operators licensed in Texas that attend this course may receive up to 20 continuing training credit hours.

For upcoming Industrial Pretreatment classes and locations, please visit the TEEX websiteExit the TCEQ

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