This spotlight highlights Michele Siminari, PE from Fairfax Water. We are highlighting members across our section. If you would like to nominate a member or utility, please contact Dwayne Schwartz, Co-Chair of Membership Engagement at Schwartzds@waynesboro.va.us. To check out Michele's spotlight click here.
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Competitions Check out all the Virginia Section competitors as they strive for perfection and the National title! Young Professionals Poster Contest Katherine Phetxumphou 3rd Place Meter Madness Samantha Dietz, Spotysylvania County 1st Place Mike Sherwood, City of Virginia Beach 3rd Place Pipe Tapping Exhibit Hall Booth 3139 Tuesday, June 9th - 3:15 pm Wednesday, June 10th - FINALS - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Top OpsAnaheim Convention Center 303 A-BTuesday, June 9th - 1:00 - 3:00 pmWednesday, June 10th - 1:00 - 4:00 pm Water Taste Test People's Choice Taste Test Exhibit Hall Booth 2038 or ... read more
Really neat section to start appearing in Journal magazine. http://www.awwa.org/home/awwa-news-details/articleid/3338/journal-awwa-adds-series-to-showcase-water-facilities.aspx
Every journey begins with just a few steps. Those steps are reflections of our goals, expectations and influences. So, wouldn’t it be great if the journey had signs directing us to the most effective route to success? Sometimes they do. And when they do, often times that signage comes in the form of a mentor. If you’re a student or young professional with under ten (10) years of water/wastewater experience and looking for a little guidance from someone who’s been there, check out this new program. If you’re a more seasoned professional and would enjoy reaching back to help a young profes... read more
The Virginia Section AWWA (VA AWWA) Student Activities Committee is pleased to announce its annual scholarship program. These scholarships are awarded annually by VA AWWA to students enrolled at a Virginia university in an environmental engineering or science undergraduate or graduate program. The objectives of the scholarships are to support our local universities and to promote student participation in VA AWWA. The following scholarships will be awarded in 2014: Undergraduate Engineering Scholarships 1st place - $2,000 2nd place - $1,500 3rd place - $1,000 Undergraduate Non-Engineering... read more
The Virginia Section AWWA is continuing to explore the need for a Training Coordinator to assist in identifying how the Virginia Section can better address YOUR training needs. Please click on this link to take our training survey. If you already participated in the survey, we wish to say Thank You! Your feedback is very valuable to us and is helping to determine future training for our Section. If you didn't participate in this survey, please take just a few moments to answer 8 short questions. Your responses provide us with a better understanding of the training you currently receive, as... read more
Eligability: Full-time undergraduate student, or Full- or Part-time graduate student, currently enrolled in a Virginia college or university with a career goal of serving in the water or wastewater industry. $2,500 award presented to awardee at the Joint Annual Meeting (WaterJAM) held in September. At WaterJAM the student must: 1) attend multiple sessions on Wednesday, 2) deliver a 20 minute presentation Wednesday p.m. in the “Student Paper’s Track Session”, 3) be present Wednesday evening at the Banquet to receive the Award, and 4) write an article to be published in newsletters - article ... read more
Virginia Section - AWWA recognizes and awards water industry employers that support their employees to be members of VA AWWA. Support ranges from general membership to committee participation to leadership roles in VA AWWA and participation in VA AWWA seminars, training and related activities. Nominate your employer by September 3, 2013, if you believe your employer has taken the extra step in supporting your efforts to be a member of VA AWWA. CLICK HERE to download a Nomination Form SEND NOMINATIONS TO: Ron Tatariw, Membership Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX: 703-335-7951 QUES... read more
Do You Want to Advertise for an Upcoming Event? Well, the VAAWWA Publication Committee has an Idea for you... Submit Your Information to wE-SPLASH Wow to Submit Your Information: (250 words or less) Go to the VA AWWA website ( www.vaawwa.org ) On the banner at the top of the page, hover over the menu for "Get Involved" Click on "Publication Submission" Scroll to bottom of page where the "Submission Form" is located Provide a title for your announcement or photo to be uploaded Under VA AWWA Group, choose your Committee Name Under Publication Type, choose "Newsletter" When "Newsletter" is chosen... read more