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Volunteers give back to help others in our profession and grow their own career at the same time. Many volunteers tell us they’ve built life-long friendships after volunteering for a CWEA conference or project. Members have also said volunteering helped them make professional connections that helped them build their career. Find open opportunities here.
Public Advised to NOT Flush Disinfecting Wipes, Paper Towels Down Toilet – Throw Them Away Instead
Flushing wipes, paper towels and similar products down toilets will clog sewers and cause backups and overflows at wastewater treatment facilities, creating an additional public health risk in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
CA-NV AWWA, CWEA Finalize Advanced Water Treatment Operator Certification Program
After four years of work, the Advanced Water Treatment Operator™ (AWTO™) certification program is now complete and launched by the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) and the California Water Environment Association (CWEA).
Recorded Webinar: Pacific Institute and CWEA Discuss ‘Brave Blue World’, CA Wastewater Innovation
The new documentary film Brave Blue World examines how new technologies and innovations can create a more sustainable water future. It’s important to convey a sense of hope and spirit of optimism for water. The film includes interviews with a variety of water experts, as well as high-profile advocates Matt Damon and Jaden Smith. By...
State Water Board Releases Research Report on Advanced Source Control for DPR
From the State Water Board… The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) convened a panel of experts to provide recommendations on enhanced industrial source control for DPR. The Expert Panel has submitted their recommendations to the State Water Board in March 2020. Their report is available to download here: Download the report Enhanced Source Control Recommendations...
State Water Board Opens Public Comment Period on Draft Criteria for DPR Regs
Announcement from the State Water Board… NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the State Water Board will accept public comment on the Addendum to A Proposed Framework for Regulating Direct Potable Reuse in California, 2nd Edition (Framework). The State Water Board will provide an opportunity for the public to present oral comments at a public workshop....