Michigan Water Environment Association


Upcoming Events - MWEA
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Events available for Registration...

Watershed Management Certification Program
03/27/17 - 12/31/19
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MWEA Newsletter Sponsorship
06/05/18 - 12/31/20
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Northern Michigan Operators Seminar
09/25/18
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Fund. of Anaerobic Digester and Control - Kalamazoo
09/26/18
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Fund. of Wastewater Math I - Linden
09/26/18
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IPP Seminar
09/27/18

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Missouri River Voyage - Water For People
09/28/18
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Michigan Night at WEFTEC 2018 - New Orleans
09/30/18
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C and D License Exam Preparation - Fall 2018
10/02/18 - 10/24/18
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Fund. of Wastewater Math I - Niles
10/04/18
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Purpose and Fund. of Wastewater Treatment - Bath
10/04/18
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Fund. of Maintenance Practices II - Linden
10/09/18
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Collections Seminar
10/10/18
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Fund. of Activated Sludge I - Niles
10/11/18
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Fund. of Maintenance Practices II - Kalamazoo
10/11/18
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Fund. of Tertiary Treatment & Wastewater Disinfection - Grandville
10/16/18
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Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Conference
10/17/18 - 10/18/18
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Fund. of Solids Handling - Linden
10/23/18
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Maintenance Seminar - How to Operate a Great DW & WW Maintenance Program (Grand Rapids)
10/23/18
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Fund. of Wastewater Math II - Grand Rapids
10/24/18
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Fund. of Collection Systems - Kalamazoo
10/25/18
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Purpose and Fund. of Wastewater Treatment - Traverse City
10/25/18
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Basic Health and Safety Practices - Traverse City
11/06/18
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Maintenance Seminar - How to Operate a Great DW & WW Maintenance Program (Ypsilanti)
11/06/18
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Fund. of Maintenance Practices I - Traverse City
11/08/18
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Fund. of Activated Sludge II - Traverse City
11/12/18
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Basic Health and Safety Practices - Linden
11/13/18
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Fund. of Anaerobic Digester and Control - Grand Rapids
11/14/18
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Fund. of Maintenance Practices I - Bath
11/28/18
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Fund. of Wastewater Math I - Traverse City
11/29/18
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Fund. of Tertiary Treatment & Wastewater Disinfection - Linden
12/04/18
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Watershed & Stormwater Seminar
12/04/18
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Fund. of Activated Sludge I - Linden
12/11/18
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Events in the next 30 days...
DateEvent
09/25/18
Northern MI Operators Seminar

The Northern Michigan Operators Committee is hosting their Annual Seminar on Tuesday, September 25th in Gaylord, at the Treetops Resort. Agenda topics will include Doing More With Less, Addressing Aging Infrastructure I&I Concerns, Pollution & Spill Prevention Plans and MORE! 

This seminar is NOW WORTH 0.6 Technical Wastewater CECs and up to 6 PDHs.  

more info...
09/26/18
Fund. of Wastewater Math I - Linden

Math is a basic skill that is necessary for the function of any wastewater plant. This course will cover much of the basic math and calculations used regularly in wastewater treatment.

This course will assist all individuals preparing to take the State of Michigan Wastewater Operators certification exam.

more info...
09/26/18
Fund. of Anaerobic Digester and Control - Kalamazoo

This class will give participants an improved understanding of the system and strategies used in an Anaerobic Digestion. It will also prepare them for the day-to-day tasks of completing this portion of the treatment process.

more info...
09/27/18
IPP Seminar

The Industrial Pretreatment Program Committee is hosting their Annual Seminar on Thursday, September 27th in East Lansing at the Eagle Eye Banquet Facility.

This seminar is worth 0.5 Managerial Wastewater CECs and up to 5 PDHs.
 

more info...
09/28/18
Missouri River Voyage - Water For People








The Missouri River Voyage (MORV) is a canoe trip that will begin in June of 2018 at the headwaters of the Missouri River near Three Forks, Montana. From there, the voyage travels through seven states: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. The planned route ends just north of St. Louis where the Missouri joins with the Mississippi River.

The voyage will finish on or before September 28, 2018. A satellite communicator will be carried, and supporters can follow the progress of the canoeists on the MORV online map hosted on a Garmin website. Videos and updates will be posted on the Paddle With Purpose River Voyages Facebook page to share the highlights of the trip.

View the voyage flyer here.


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09/30/18
Michigan Night at WEFTEC 2018 - New Orleans


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10/02/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/03/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/04/18
Purpose and Fund. of Wastewater Treatment - Bath

This course appropriately begins with the water cycle. It is an overview of the wastewater treatment process, beginning to end. This gives the individual the concepts of the entirety and impact of the work done in treatment plants.This class will be excellent for those new to the profession and those who have had a limited scope of job duties.

This will be a unique opportunity of great value to persons providing products and service in the wastewater industry.

more info...
10/04/18
Fund. of Wastewater Math I - Niles

Math is a basic skill that is necessary for the function of any wastewater plant. This course will cover much of the basic math and calculations used regularly in wastewater treatment.

This course will assist all individuals preparing to take the State of Michigan Wastewater Operators certification exam.

more info...
10/08/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/09/18
Fund. of Maintenance Practices II - Linden

There is very little overlap between this course and Maintenance Practices I, which is recommended but not a prerequisite for this course.
This course takes the concept of providing proper training for maintenance staff to the next level. Persons completing this class will have a better base of knowledge and/or skills toward contributing to the overall success of any maintenance program.

more info...
10/09/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/10/18
Collections Seminar

This seminar is for operators, maintenance personnel and designers, as well as suppliers of services, products and equipment. This program is designed to bring those working in this field together for the benefit of ongoing solutions to collection issues and learning about resources available to assist. The Collections Committee is hosting their Annual Seminar on Wednesday, October 10th in Lansing at the Lansing Community College West Campus.

This seminar is NOW WORTH 0.6 Technical Wastewater CECs and up to 6 PDHs.

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10/10/18
Imagine A Day Without Water & Art Contest

The Michigan Water Environment Association is inviting 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms in Michigan to participate in an “Imagine a Day Without Water” art contest. Winning students will win their classroom a pizza party. Artwork may also be featured on the MWEA website and on social media.

This art contest is being offered as part of the Value of Water Coalition’s 4th Annual “Imagine a Day Without Water” event on Oct. 10, 2018. All across the country, events and activities will take place to highlight the importance of clean water in our day-to-day lives. Winners of the MWEA’s “Imagine a Day Without Water” art contest will be announced publicly on October 10, 2018.

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10/11/18
Fund. of Maintenance Practices II - Kalamazoo

There is very little overlap between this course and Maintenance Practices I, which is recommended but not a prerequisite for this course.
This course takes the concept of providing proper training for maintenance staff to the next level. Persons completing this class will have a better base of knowledge and/or skills toward contributing to the overall success of any maintenance program.

more info...
10/11/18
Fund. of Activated Sludge I - Niles

This program explains the basis for specific process control strategies, the calculations used to implement them and the sampling programs to support them. Also included are general biological concepts related to activated sludge plants and the factors that affect these processes.

This course will serve as an excellent part of MDEQ Operator Certification exam preparation.

more info...
10/15/18
MDEQ Webinar - Submittal of Part 41 Applications

Electronically Submitting Part 41 Sewer Construction Permit Applications through the MIWaters system

Wed, Oct 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

In this webinar MDEQ staff will provide a step by step explanation of how to submit a Part 41 Sewer Construction Permit Application electronically through the MIWaters system. The webinar will cover the requirements for accessing the MIWaters system, how to find the Part 41 Sewer Construction Permit Application in MIWaters, how to fill out the application form electronically within MIWaters, and what is required to submit the permit application.

Who should attend: City and Township Staff, Engineers and Engineering Consultants, and anyone that handles Part 41 Permit Applications. Less...

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7192360048203469057


10/16/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/16/18
Fund. of Tertiary Treatment & Wastewater Disinfection - Grandville

**CECs Pending**

This course picks up the journey of wastewater as it nears the end of its trail through the treatment plant. This is where the pathogens are removed, preparing the water to be returned to the hydrological cycle in a safe form. Once the water passes through this stage it must pass a number of rigid tests and comply with numerous state and federal regulations.

More detailed description to come.

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10/17/18
 -10/18/18
Sustainable Wastewater Treatment Conference

The Process & Sustainable Energy Committees are joining forces to bring you the latest processes and technologies to move your plant toward greater sustainability.

Agenda topics include how Green Bay is Becoming a Sustainable Resource Recovery Organization, practical case studies from Michigan facilities and worldwide on energy and process improvements, and MORE!  


more info...
10/17/18
MWEA Newsletter Sponsorship

Sponsor the MWEA Newsletter to put your company in front of over 2,000 recipients! 

Newsletter (weekly): Banner is $75 for one week or $200 for four weeks (run non-consecutively)

Deadlines: The newsletter will be sent each Wednesday. Artwork is due by noon on the Friday before the Wednesday publication.

Size: The banner size is 680x200 pixels.

Preferred format: Static JPG image is required, maximum file size accepted is 40k. All digital ads can be saved at a resolution of 72 dpi and must be in RGB format.

Hyperlink: A web address (URL) that the ad should link to should be included with the artwork submission.

*Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Only one sponsorship spot available for each newsletter.
*Any sponsor may provide new artwork for any insertion. If no new material is provided, MWEA is authorized to run artwork on file.

10/17/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/23/18
Maintenance Seminar - What Does a Good DW & WW Maintenance Program Look Like? (Grand Rapids)

North Kent Sewer Authority

Join us to explore what it looks like to run a good maintenance program and different tools to make your maintenance plan efficient.

 0.6 Managerial WW CECs - DEQ Course Code: 2593
 0.6 Managerial DW CECs - DEQ Course Code: 2745

 

more info...
10/23/18
Fund. of Solids Handling - Linden

All plants are required to remove solids from their influent. There is a broad spectrum of approaches and methods for handling solids.
There is a difficult issue related to solids handling for individuals taking MDEQ Operator Certification exams. Questions related to this topic are included on the exams. No treatment facility is going to use all the various methods, therefore individuals can find it difficult to be able to answer questions about solids handling methods not used at their place of work.
Because of the dynamic of this topic, this course will serve as an invaluable part of review and preparation for all levels of MDEQ Operator Certification exams.

more info...
10/24/18
C and D License Exam Prep - Fall 2018

Are you taking the Michigan Class D or C Wastewater Operator Certification Exam? This course is intended to assist YOU in preparing for the exam.

You will receive a study guide that provides an overview of the major treatment processes and related operational, laboratory and management principles and procedures. Participants should bring a calculator and have basic knowledge of wastewater treatment methods and equipment.

Multiple Dates and Locations to choose from! Basic and Advanced Classes available.
(Basic divides chapters over 2 days |  Advanced covers all chapters in 1 fast-paced day)

For more information click HERE.

more info...
10/24/18
Fund. of Wastewater Math II - Grand Rapids

Math is a basic skill that is necessary for the function of any wastewater plant. This course will cover much of the basic math and calculations used regularly in wastewater treatment.

This course will assist individuals preparing to take the State of Michigan Wastewater Operators certification exam.

Fundamentals of Wastewater Math II is intended for review and license preparation for all levels.

more info...
10/24/18
MDEQ Webinar - SSO/CSO Reporting

Electronically Submitting a Sanitary Sewer Overflow/Combined Sewer Overflow Discharge Report through the MIWaters system

Wed, Oct 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

In this webinar MDEQ staff will demonstrate how to submit a sanitary sewer overflow or combined sewer overflow discharge report electronically through the MIWaters system.

The webinar will cover the requirements for accessing the MIWaters system, how to fill out the report of discharge form electronically within MIWaters, and what is required to submit a discharge report.

Who should attend: Anyone who owns, maintains or operates a sanitary sewer system, their certified operators, and other interested parties.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5241022677547415811


10/25/18
Fund. of Collection Systems - Kalamazoo

Safe, sanitary and efficient collection of wastewater at its source and then its delivery to a facility beings the treatment process. The information covered in this course will help staff understand the basics of function, maintenance, operation protection and preservation of this critically important asset of the wastewater system.

more info...
10/25/18
Purpose and Fund. of Wastewater Treatment - Traverse City

This course appropriately begins with the water cycle. It is an overview of the wastewater treatment process, beginning to end. This gives the individual the concepts of the entirety and impact of the work done in treatment plants.This class will be excellent for those new to the profession and those who have had a limited scope of job duties.

This will be a unique opportunity of great value to persons providing products and service in the wastewater industry.

more info...
Coming Soon...
Lagoon Seminar

The 2019 Lagoon Seminar will be held in the first week of May in the Greater Lansing Area.

Abstracts are being accepted for presentations at this seminar on Lagoon Process Optimization and Case Studies. Please email your abstract to Kathryn Yusko at kyusko@mi-wea.org by September 12th, 2018 to be considered. 






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