Calendar

Jul
26
Wed
Ground Disturbance, Trench & Excavation Competent Person Training – Alberta @ United Rentals
Jul 26 all-day

This one day (6 hour) course is designed for persons who will be supervising, planning, executing, or participating in any ground disturbance activities in Alberta, Canada.

The course is designed to focus on effective communication between all levels of workers, identify specific responsibilities adhering to the relevant legislation, and classify potential hazards using hazard assessments and control measures for safe excavation and the prevention of underground facility damage.

Each participant will receive a Certificate of Training upon successful completion of the course and classroom test. Re-training is required every three (3) years.

Training Topics

  • Relevant legislation
  • Trenching & excavation hazards
  • Soil terminology and classifications
  • Excavation support systems
  • Hazard assessment and controls
  • Environmental protection and assessment
  • Emergency Response Planning

Participant must be in attendance for the duration of the class to receive a Certificate of Training.

Aug
11
Fri
Site & Soils Evaluation @ Sundre, AB
Aug 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

The AOWMA is hosting a Site & Soils Evaluation Field Day in Sundre, Alberta on August 11, 2017. This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing hand texturing and sampling. Installers who have recently completed the Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program will be able to take their new knowledge and apply it on-site.

Experienced designers and installers should also consider this opportunity to continue their education.

If you are interested in registering, you can register online, or contact the office.

Aug
15
Tue
Mound Installation Field Training Day @ Gull Lake, AB
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

The AOWMA is hosting a Mound Installation Field Training Day in Gull Lake, AB on August 15, 2017.

This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience building a Sand Mound
Onsite Wastewater Treatment System.

Installers who have recently completed the Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program will be
able to take their new knowledge and apply it on-site. Experienced designers and installers should also
consider this opportunity to continue their education.

The expected outcomes for this training are listed below, and a registration form is attached. You may
register for this hands-on training by fax, email, or online at www.aowma.com.

  • Understand the basic principles of how mounds work – treatment in sand layer and
    dispersal horizontally. Apply soil evaluation information. Understand ground water
    mounding.
  • Learn mound design configurations and materials; sand layer, fill, gravel, chambers.
  • Basic knowledge of utilizing topography of installation site.
  • Know factors in locating the mound – slope vs. level, clearance separations, vertical
    separations, fill materials for raised bed.
  • Ability to build pressure distribution laterals for mound, orientation of orifices, spacing,
    etc.
  • Ability to assist with preparation of basal area (soil interface).
  • Ability to assist with construction of sand layer, pressure distribution system, chamber
    placement, berm placement and all other aspects of mound construction.
  • This will be a complete mound installation in the field.

Pre-registration only – Space is limited to 20 people so save your spot now.

Aug
23
Wed
NAWT 8th Waste Treatment Symposium and 2017 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference @ Pennsylvania
Aug 23 – Aug 24 all-day
NAWT 8th Waste Treatment Symposium and 2017 Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference @ Pennsylvania

Why should you attend the 2017 NAWT 8th Waste Treatment Symposium

  • Expect 150+ Industry FOCUSED Individuals. The audience consists of individuals considering treating the wastes they put in their trucks and those who are already treating septage and grease trap waste and are looking for updating their technologies.
  • A national audience as historically we have had individuals from all four corners of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Guam, and the Caribbean.
  • An opportunity for you to demonstrate your equipment using real septage and grease trap waste.
  • An opportunity for you to present your technology in a generic fashion during the classroom presentations.
  • An opportunity for you to present a Case History of a facility you were involved with.
  • Be included in NAWT Advertising – published and website
  • Sponsorships Available
  • Commit Soon – the sooner you commit, the more benefits you receive!

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
7:00am – Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm – Welcome Presentation & Concurrent Sessions 1 & 2
12:00PM – 1:00PM – Lunch
1:00pm – 2:45pm – Sampling – Lab Procedures
2:45pm – 3:00pm – Break
3:00pm – 4:30pm – General Sessions
4:30pm – 6:00pm – Networking tine with hors d’oeuveres, cash bar
6:00pm – Dinner at the Conference Center
Thursday, August 24, 2017
7:00am – Breakfast
7:15am – Buses leave for Facility
8:00am – 12:30 am – Presentations and Demonstration of Live Equipment / Tours
12:30pm – Lunch at McCutcheon Enterprises
1:30pm – 4:30pm – Continuation of tours
4:30pm – Buses Return to Conference Center

Aug
30
Wed
The Water Expo 2017 (6th edition) @ Miami Airport Convention Center
Aug 30 – Aug 31 all-day
The Water Expo 2017 (6th edition) @ Miami Airport Convention Center

The 6th edition of The Water Expo -Empowering WATER and SANITATION in ALL of The Americas- takes place on August 30th & 31st, 2017 in Miami, Florida at the MACC Convention Center. It combines a major trade show with front edge educational and networking programs serving WATER QUALITY, WASTEWATER, SUPPLY, ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES & SANITATION. The Water Expo is the only event based in North America where Exhibitors CONNECT with Latin America & Caribbean markets PLUS East USA and Florida (40 countries under one roof) at the same time. It is held in multicultural Miami, The Americas Business Capital. Attendees at The Water Expo meet major suppliers, get the best deals, increase professional value, connect with innovation, scout distributorships and representations and uncover top business opportunities at local, regional and global scales.

Sep
11
Mon
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 1-4) @ Edmonton, AB
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form or register online. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Sep
18
Mon
SepticSmart Week 2017
Sep 18 – Sep 22 all-day
SepticSmart Week 2017

SepticSmart Week is an annual event focused on educating homeowners and communities on the proper care and maintenance of their septic systems.

 

 

 

 

Learn more about the core messages of SepticSmart Week:
• Think at the Sink
• Don’t Overload the Commode
• Don’t Strain Your Drain
• Shield Your Field
• Test Your Drinking Water Well

Visit www.epa.gov/septic for more homeowner resources and information about SepticSmart Week 2017. Be a good neighbor and do your part to be SepticSmart!

Sep
26
Tue
Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training (Days 5-8) @ Edmonton, AB
Sep 26 – Sep 29 all-day

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Alberta chapter, the Alberta Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through Alberta Municipal Affairs and the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

As well as this industry certification program, the WCOWMA offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA office.

If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form, or register online. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Oct
17
Tue
Wastewater Equipment Fair @ Fairgrounds, Nashville
Oct 17 – Oct 18 all-day
Wastewater Equipment Fair @ Fairgrounds, Nashville

WEQ (Wastewater Equipment Fair) is an outdoor exhibition of wastewater equipment that allows both manufacturers and operators to get hands-on with sewer cleaning, inspection, vacuum trucks, pumps and other commercial, industrial and municipal equipment. During this two-day event manufacturers will not only display equipment but have it running for actual live operational demonstrations.

The WEQ Fair will be held October 17-18, 2017 at The Fairgrounds in Nashville and will take place rain or shine.