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OWTS Professional Licensing Continuing Education Opportunities

New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program at URI- Schedule
Archive of Old Classes
April 2017
6 2017 RIFMA Conference
Fidelity Investments, Smithfield, RI
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses
March 2017
9 EJ Prescott sponsoring "KNOWH2OW® 10"
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Track 1 – No CEUs for OWTS designers. This section is designed to provide water operators with a blueprint for needed upgrades water system infrastructure and is not applicable to OWTS design.
Track 2 - The Future of Stormwater Management: 2 CEUs for Cl-I, II & III
28-29 Northeast Chapter International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference
Sturbridge Host Hotel
366 Main Street
Sturbridge, Massachusetts

4 CEUs per day for Cl-I, II & III
February 2017
15 Perc-Rite® Drip Dispersal Rhode Island Training Seminar
(Register by sending Oakson an email: click on the text above for Oakson website- there is a "send us an email" button on the left side of the screen)
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
UPDATED DATE DUE TO STORM: February 15, 2017 - Hilton Garden Inn, Warwick
1 CEU for Cl-I, II & III RIDEM Designers
22-25 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show (WWETT)
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana

½ CEU per hour for presentations applicable to the activities performed under the applicable license (Class I, II, III and IV licenses). A maximum of 12 CEUs will be provided for the 2017 WWETT Show.
(Click here for information regarding claiming CEUS)
October 2016
25 New England Stormwater Workshop
Rinker Materials and the Rhode Island Builders Association (RIBA) are hosting this complimentary workshop.

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Rhode Island Builders Association Building
450 Veteran's Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02914-5380
(Click on event title for event details and to register)
2 CEUs for Cl-I, II & III OWTS Designers
September 2016
21 Back to Basics: Soil Profiles and Descriptions
Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England
September Annual Workshop
CT Audubon Center, Pomfret, CT
3 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses
NOTE: Registration fee is $100 for SSSSNE members and $140 for nonmembers. If using PayPal, use the "Donation" box at the bottom and enter the applicable fee (either $100, or $140 for nonmembers) and include the transaction number on the registration form.
21 & 22 Connecticut Environmental Health Association - 54th Yankee Conference on Environmental Health "Expanding the Focus Between Health and the Environment"
Hilton Mystic, Mystic, CT
4 CEUs per day for the Sewage Track (8 for both days of the Sewage Track) for Cl-I, II & III Licenses
February 2016
17-20 2016 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show
Indianapolis, Indiana
½ CEU per hour* for presentations applicable to the activities performed under the applicable license (Class I, II, III & IV licenses)
Seminars addressing business, website design or office-management are not eligible for CEUs. *12 CEU maximum for this event.
March 2016
17 Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists 2016 Annual Meeting
8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1284 Strongtown Road, Southbury, CT 06488.
Continental breakfast and lunch provided.
Mail in Registration Deadline: Friday March 11, 2016
Online Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 12:00 pm.
1 CEU for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses
April 2016
5-7 5th Northeast Onsite Wastewater Treatment Short Course & Equipment Exhibition
Holiday Inn Taunton, Massachusetts
4 CEUs per day (Tuesday & Wednesday and Thursday)
RIDEM-licensed Designers (Class I, II, III, and IV)
20-21 27th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference
The Hilton in downtown Hartford, Connecticut
2 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses
There is no restriction on the presentations that must be attended to acquire the CEUs.



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