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On October 1, minor updates to the Collection System Maintenance (CSM) exam incorporating the new WDR regulations go into effect.

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Tri Counties Section September Workshop

Our Tri-Counties Section (TCS) September Workshop and Training Seminar will be held on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 at the City of Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant. Choose from several different wastewater discipline sessions and earn up to 5 contact hours valid for CWEA TCP certificate renewal. We are always here to help grow your career. And with this September workshop, we’re...

Contact Hours: 5.0 Possible, Sep 27, 2023 8:00am-3:30pm
Silica/NFPA 70E Updates

There are many hazards associated to the construction industry. Two being silica exposure and electrical hazards. We will be covering the latest updates on Silica Exposure Prevention and NFPA 70E Arc Flash federal standards. Webinars will be recorded and uploaded to the NAWIC website for members to view.

Contact Hours: 1.2, Oct 5, 2023 8:00-9:00am
SARBS CWEA Collections Brunch Seminar

The SARBS Collections Brunch Seminar will be in person at the Velvet Rose Event Center, with sessions on PFAS, FOG, condition based sewer maintenance, and SSMP WDR Update.

Contact Hours: 4, Oct 18, 2023 9:30am-2:15pm

“Certification helped me set my career on a strong trajectory. It gave me a huge boost and served me well professionally.”

Tyree Jackson

Operations Manager, City of Oakland


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