Michigan Water Environment Association


Upcoming Events - MWEA
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Events available for Registration...

Watershed Management Certification Program
03/27/17 - 12/31/20
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2020 - A & B License Exam Prep
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Basic Health & Safety Practices for Water Treatment Systems
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - C & D License Exam Prep (2 Day Cram Class)
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - C & D License Exam Prep (3 Day Concentrated Class)
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Activated Sludge 1
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Activated Sludge 2
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Anaerobic Digester Operation & Control
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Collection Systems
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Maintenance Practices 1
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Maintenance Practices 2
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Preliminary, Primary and Secondary Treatment
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Solids Handling
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Wastewater Disinfection and Tertiary Treatment
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Wastewater Math 1
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Fund. of Wastewater Math 2
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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2020 - Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment
01/01/20 - 12/31/20
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Biosolids Conference 2020 - Holland
03/25/20 - 03/26/20
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Watershed Summit
03/25/20 - 03/25/20
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Sustainable Process Seminar
04/02/20 - 04/02/20
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Suwannee River Voyage Fundraiser - Water For People
04/02/20 - 05/01/20

Online Registration has been Temporarily Suspended for this event

Lab Practices Seminar
05/14/20 - 05/14/20
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2020 Scholarship Fund Golf Outing
05/20/20
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Lagoon Seminar
05/28/20 - 05/28/20
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Effective Utility Management Workshop
06/04/20
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2020 MWEA Annual Conference - Exhibit / Sponsor
06/21/20 - 06/24/20
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MWEA's 95th Annual Conference - ATTENDEE Registration
06/21/20 - 06/24/20
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Might Mac Swim Fundraiser - Water For People
08/09/20
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Events in the month of February 2020
DateEvent
02/04/20
Operators Day

**Online Registration is CLOSED. Walk-In Registrations will be accepted for 7:15 & 12:15 Sessions on Tuesday and 7:15 Session on Wednesday. Please come to the Help Desk at the Lansing Center.**
Water and wastewater utility managers and operators should plan to attend either or both days of this training opportunity.
Tuesday Topics include: GIS, Pump Installation, SMART Controls, Critical Valve Program 
Wednesday Topics include: PFAs Case Study, Active Shooter Training, Succession Planning, Condition Assessment Data30a - 8:10a
Program:
    8:15a - 11:3

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02/04/20
Infrastructure Funding Seminar

This seminar will provide valuable information to Utility Owners, Managers, Superintendents, and Consultants associated with infrastructure systems.

Current funding programs, water infrastructure audit tips and benefits of partnerships will be discussed.
 

 
 

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02/05/20
Operators Day

**Online Registration is CLOSED. Walk-In Registrations will be accepted for 7:15 & 12:15 Sessions on Tuesday and 7:15 Session on Wednesday. Please come to the Help Desk at the Lansing Center.**
Water and wastewater utility managers and operators should plan to attend either or both days of this training opportunity.
Tuesday Topics include: GIS, Pump Installation, SMART Controls, Critical Valve Program 
Wednesday Topics include: PFAs Case Study, Active Shooter Training, Succession Planning, Condition Assessment Data30a - 8:10a
Program:
    8:15a - 11:3

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02/05/20
How to Give a Media Interview

How do you respond when a reporter calls your office or stops you at a project? This interactive training will offer advice for choosing your words and dealing with situations when the worst thing you can say is "no comment."
Offered Wednesday only.

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02/05/20
How to Talk to Your Legislator

With term limits, the Michigan House and Senate are experiencing massive turn over. Join us for an interactive workshop to learn how to make the most of the few minutes you may have with a legislator.
Offered Wednesday only.

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02/11/20
Local Section 11 Meeting

Join Section 11 for their February Meeting! 

Agenda: 
6 PM - Plant Tour 
7 PM - Refreshments and Vendor Presentation

 

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02/12/20
Fund. of Maintenance Practices 1

EGLE CECs: 0.6 DW & WW Technical
WW Course Code: 2430
DW Course Code: 2530

Wastewater treatment facilities are among a community's greatest assets, both in terms of value to the quality of like of its citizenry and capital investment. It is imperative that those in charge of said facilities take the utmost care of these crucial resources.

Having a good plan for maintaining the equipment of each component is only the beginning. Personnel assigned to perform the tasks associated with prolonging the life of the system assets must receive proper training. While some of maintenance can be quite specific to certain devices, there are many general principles, practices and skills that are helpful in almost every maintenance application.

Persons completing this class will have a better base of knowledge and/or skills towards contributing to the overall success of any maintenance program.

Topics Covered:
    Maintenance Theory, Principles and Process
    Work orders and Documentation
    Personnel
    Tools and Equipment
    Lubrication
    Safety
 

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02/18/20
Fund. of Wastewater Math 2

EGLE Cecs: 0.6 WW Technical
Course Code: 1787

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

There is minimal overlap between this course and Wastewater Math 1, and while taking Math 1 is highly recommended, it is not a prerequisite for Wastewater Math 2. Therefore, this class can be considered a stand alone option.

WARNING: This course is NOT For beginners in the wastewater treatment profession.

Topics Covered:
    Wastewater math Conversions and Formulas
    Flows, Flow Rate and Velocity
    Pounds Formula
    Performance of Facilities
    Sludge Volume and Sludge Density
    Trickling Filters and RBC's
    Process Removal Efficiency
    Food/Microorganism Ratio (F/M Ratio)
    Mean Cell Residence Time (MCRT)

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02/19/20
 -02/20/20
A & B Municipal Wastewater Operator Exam Prep

A&B Prep Review class.
 
Considering the advanced level of these exams, it is assumed that class participants will have a thorough understanding of the operational principals of the various wastewater treatment processes.
 
As such, this course will not follow the general lecture format of other MWEA classes. Instead, most of the class time will be devoted to solving problems and addressing questions from class participants.
 
Emailed one month prior to class, is a list of questions that are similar to what will likely be on the A or B Exam. It is recommended that prior to class you review and attempt to answer these questions in order to identify subject areas that you want to discuss during the class.
 
The emailed questions are property of MWEA and CANNOT be distributed to others. That being said….we would like you to work with others in your class to go thru the attached questions. To do this, you will need to reply to the email granting permission to share your email with each other. (The Instructor will also be on this email chain, to monitor where there may be areas to address during the class time)

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02/20/20
Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment

EGLE CECs: 0.5 WW Technical
Course Code: 2424

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 services in the wastewater industry.

Topics Covered:
    Why we treat wastewater
    Sources of wastewater
    Mechanical Equipment
    Collection Systems
    Treatment Plants
    Effluent Disposal
    Basics of Laboratory Analysis
    Health and Safety
    Emerging Issues

Locations:
South Huron Valley Utility Authority Grand Rapids WRRF Boyne WTP
34001 W Jefferson. Ave 1300 Market Ave 1261 Lagoon Drive
Brownstown Township, MI  48173 Grand Rapids,  Michigan  49503 Boyne, Michigan   49712
     
     
Bay City WWTP Grandville Midland WTP
2905 N Water St. 15 Baldwin Ave 2607 Bay City Road
Bay City , Michigan  48078 Jenison, Michigan  49428 Midland, Michigan  48642
     
     
Linden WRRF Kalamazoo Water Rec Facility Taylor - Downriver Wastewater Treatment Fac
6450 Silver Lake Rd 1415 Harrison  797 Central Ave
Linden, Michigan  48451 Kalamazoo, Michigan  49007 Wyandotte, Michigan  48192
     
     
Bay College Lansing  
2001 N Lincoln - 400 Bldg. Besse Health and Tech TBD  
Escanaba, MI  49829    
     
     
North Kent Sewer Authority SCCUMA  
4775 Coit Ave TBD  
Grand Rapids, Michigan  49525    
     

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02/25/20
Borchardt Conference

2019 Borchardt Conference
and Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize

25th Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water & Wastewater

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

February 25th - 26th, 2020


Every three years, the Borchardt Conference brings together a diverse group of engineers, scientists, practitioners and students to present and discuss the latest issues and advances in water and wastewater science and engineering.

Registration is open with the American Water Works Association Michigan Section until February 18, 2020, or by clicking HERE.
 

Keynote speakers: Borchardt Keynote Lecturer: Dr. Michèle Prévost, Professor and Principal Chairholder, NSERC Industrial Chair on Drinking Water, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal.
Glysson Keynote Lecturer: Dr. Charles Bott, Director of Water Technology and Research, Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) and Adjunct Professor at Virginia Tech and Old Dominion University.


 


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02/25/20
 -02/26/20
A & B Municipal Wastewater Operator Exam Prep

A&B Prep Review class.
 
Considering the advanced level of these exams, it is assumed that class participants will have a thorough understanding of the operational principals of the various wastewater treatment processes.
 
As such, this course will not follow the general lecture format of other MWEA classes. Instead, most of the class time will be devoted to solving problems and addressing questions from class participants.
 
Emailed one month prior to class, is a list of questions that are similar to what will likely be on the A or B Exam. It is recommended that prior to class you review and attempt to answer these questions in order to identify subject areas that you want to discuss during the class.
 
The emailed questions are property of MWEA and CANNOT be distributed to others. That being said….we would like you to work with others in your class to go thru the attached questions. To do this, you will need to reply to the email granting permission to share your email with each other. (The Instructor will also be on this email chain, to monitor where there may be areas to address during the class time)

more info...
02/26/20
Borchardt Conference

2019 Borchardt Conference
and Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize

25th Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water & Wastewater

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

February 25th - 26th, 2020


Every three years, the Borchardt Conference brings together a diverse group of engineers, scientists, practitioners and students to present and discuss the latest issues and advances in water and wastewater science and engineering.

Registration is open with the American Water Works Association Michigan Section until February 18, 2020, or by clicking HERE.
 

Keynote speakers: Borchardt Keynote Lecturer: Dr. Michèle Prévost, Professor and Principal Chairholder, NSERC Industrial Chair on Drinking Water, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal.
Glysson Keynote Lecturer: Dr. Charles Bott, Director of Water Technology and Research, Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) and Adjunct Professor at Virginia Tech and Old Dominion University.


 


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02/27/20
Fund. of Activated Sludge 2

EGLE CECs: 0.5 WW Technical
Course Code: 1958

This program explains further the basis for specific process control strategies, the calculations used to implement them and the sampling programs to support them.

There is minimal overlap between this course and Activated Sludge 1, and while taking Activated Sludge 1 is highly recommended, it is not a prerequisite for Activated Sludge 2. Therefore, this class can be considered a stand alone option.

WARNING: This course is not for beginners in the wastewater treatment profession or those who have not been exposed to the activated sludge process in their job.


Topics Include:
    Sequencing Batch Reactor
    Trickling Filters
    Rotating Biological Contractor
    Review on Activated Sludge
    Waste Activated Sludge
    Return Activated Sludge
    Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal
    Math Problems

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