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Monday, January 26, 2015

Attend the 2015 Industrial Pretreatment, Laboratory and Research Meeting!

The annual IAWEA - AWWA-IA Industrial Pretreatment, Laboratory and Research Meeting will be held March 23, 2015 at the FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC's Ankeny Campus. CLICK HERE to register for this event online or download the Event Agenda and Registration Form. Register by March 19, 2015 to receive early registration discount.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Register for the Region 1 Operators' Meeting

The Region 1 Operators' meeting will be held on March 4, 2015 in Manchester, Iowa. Meeting agenda and registration form can be downloaded from the Section Calendar.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Apply for the 2015 Iowa Water Industry Leadership Institute!
The Iowa Section AWWA is pleased to announce the fourth session of the Iowa Water Industry Leadership Institute! The leadership institute is strategically crafted to provide a forum for new and emerging water industry leaders to build their peronal leadership skills. Find out more about the Iowa Water Industry Leadership Institute.

Thursday, December 11, 2014




Monday, April 27 - Tuesday, April 28, 2015

FFA Enrichment Center

1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny, IA


Why Should I Attend?

This conference provides the perfect opportunity to obtain needed CEUs!  This is also a good way to meet new people and network with other professionals in the water/wastewater field. 


You will receive excellent presentations, have a choice of optional sessions in your area of interest and be able to turn in your DNR form at the end of the conference to obtain your necessary CEU credits.


Featured Sessions (in progress):

  • Water Distribution Track- These sessions will focus on information pertaining to water distribution.
  • Water Treatment Track-  These sessions will focus on information pertaining to water treatment.
  • Wastewater Track- These sessions will focus on information pertaining to wastewater systems.
  • Combined Track- These will be sessions that will apply to attendees who are interested in both water and wastewater topics.
  • Computer Lab- A computer lab will be set up for hands-on training classes.

REGISTRATION will open in January, 2015. 

Visit the Short Course webpage for more information.


Registration Fees:

(include lunch, breaks, handouts and CEUs)


Member Status (Attendance Type)     Register BY April 13     Register AFTER April 13

Member (Full Conference)                        $190.00                         $215.00

Non-Member (Full Conference)                 $220.00                         $245.00

Member (1-Day ONLY)                              $130.00                         $155.00

Non-Member (1-Day ONLY)                       $160.00                         $185.00

(Register by April 13 to receive the early registration discount)


Questions?  Contact the IA-AWWA Office at 515-284-7055 or email at


Thursday, August 28, 2014
Register for the 99th Annual Iowa Section AWWA Conference!
The 99th Annual Iowa Section AWWA Conference will be held October 7 - 9, 2014 at the Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack and Hotel in Altoona, Iowa. Visit the Annual Conference page for online and mail in registration forms.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Register for the 2014 Water and Wastewater Operators Fall Short Course!
The 2014 Water and Wastewater Operators Fall Short Course will be held August 26 - 27, 2014 at the FFA Enrichment Center, DMACC Ankeny Campus. Visit the Short Course page for more information on this event and how to register. Register by August 15, 2014 to receive an early registration discount and register online to receive an additional $10 discount!

Friday, July 18, 2014

38th Annual Customer Service Seminar to be held September 26th
The 38th Annual Customer Service Seminar will be held Friday, September 26, 2014 at the Adventureland Inn in Altoona, Iowa. The cost to attend is only $45! CLICK HERE for to view the event agenda and registration form.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Register for the 3rd Annual Shrimp & Bingo Scholarship Fundraiser!
The 3rd Annual Shrimp and Bingo Scholarship Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus. Proceeds from this event go to the Water Environment Technology Program Student Assistance Fund. Advanced registration for this event is required; tickets are not sold at the door. Tickets must be purchased by August 15, 2014. Click the link below to download the event flyer and ticket registration form.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event. The deadline for sponsorship registration is August 1, 2014. Click the link below to download the event flyer and sponsor application form.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
July 20 - 26, 2014 is Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week!
On May 5, 2014, Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation declaring July 20 - 26, 2014 as Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week to recognize water and wastewater workers for their dedication to enhancing drinking and recreational waters of Iowa and improving the quality of life, protecting public health and promoting sustainability in our way of living. Click Here to view the proclamation.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
AWW Press Release
AWWA, WEF hail imminent passage of WIFIA infrastructure legislation.



Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Support the Water Buffalos' ACE 2014 Ride With Purpose
Each year the Water Buffalos, a group of water and wastewater professionals, get together and raise money for Water for People while riding motorcycles to AWWA's Annual Conference and Exposition. Water for People provides funding for safe drinking water and sanitation projects in developing countries. If you are interested in contributing to this cause, visit Tim Wilson's, Buffalo #55, Ride With Purpose 2014 fund raising page to find out more about Ride with Purpose and how you can donate.