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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Our next AWWA/IAWEA YP outing will be dinner and an Iowa Cubs game. 
The team is in Des Moines June 23 - July 3. Dinner is tentatively planned for 5:30 and the games are at 7:08 PM.

Please take the Doodle survey linked below if you are interested. Also contact Taylor if you have a suggestion or preference for dinner. Buzzard Billy's or El Bait Shop are a couple ideas. If you have any questions or comments, you can reach Taylor Hopper at 515.233.0000 or

Friday, May 1, 2015

Save the date for the next IA-AWWA Fall Short Course for Water and Wastewater Operators to be held at the FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny on Tuesday, September 15 and Wednesday, September 16, 2015. Registration information and details should be posted by mid-August. Please contact the IA-AWWA office for questions at or 515-283-2169.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Iowa Children's Water Festival
The Young Professionals Committee will again participate in the exhibit hall at the Iowa Children's Water Festival. The exhibit will be a model drinking water sand filter, which is used to demonstrate a common part of the drinking water treatment process to the kids. The festival brings more than 2,000 Iowa 5th Graders to DMACC in Ankeny and will be held Thursday, May 14 this year.

If you would like to help with the exhibit, please contact Taylor Hopper (515.233.0000 or The time commitment is approximately 8:00 to 3:00.

Thursday, April 23, 2015


Online registration has CLOSED but walk-in registrations are welcome! Visit theShort Course webpage for more information.

Water & Wastewater Spring Short Course

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.


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


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

YP Bowling Event - April 9 at Perfect Games!
The Young Professionals Committee is hosting a bowling outing at Perfect Games in Ames on Thursday, April 9. We plan to bowl and eat at the same time, starting at 6:00 PM. 

Please contact Taylor Hopper (515.233.0000 or by 10:00 AM Monday, April 6 to RSVP. You don't necessarily have to be an AWWA member or a YP to join us. 

Also let Taylor know if you have any questions, comments, or ideas for future activities.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The 100th Annual Iowa Section AWWA Conference will be held October 6 - 7, 2015 at the Double Tree by Hilton Convention Complex in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Watch our website for more details.

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.

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 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.