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February 2019
20-23 Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport (WWETT) Show

February 20-23, 2019

Indiana Convention Center
100 South Capitol
Indianapolis, IN 46225

1/2 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. for attending the presentations October 22 and 23 for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees

IMPORTANT DIRECTIONS REGARDING CEUs: If you want CEUs and a Certificate of Completion, you must register (preselect your sessions) and be scanned at the door.

Event staff will not be able to offer manual sign-in sheets. Please review the eligible presentations (applicable to the activities performed under the applicable license), and be prepared to select your classes when you register online or in person at the show so that you will get your CEUs and Certificate of Attendance.
Event, program and registration information are available at:
December 2018
6 New England Onsite Wastewater Training Center (NEOWTC), Kingston, RI

OWT 192 – Recent Advances in Onsite Wastewater Research
This class will be held at the NEOWTC, at URI, in Kingston.

December 6, 2018
8 AM to 5 PM

4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees

For Registration details and to obtain a Registration Form, visit:
November 2018
17 Saturday, November 17, 2018 - Connecticut Association of Conservation and Inland Wetlands Commissions 41st Annual Meeting & Environmental Conference: "Managing for a Changing Climate

Red Lion Hotel / Cromwell, CT (hotel website)
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM

1 CEU for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses for attending the keynote presentation.

Event and Registration information is available at:
Members: Register by October 12 to Save!

Questions? Email us at
October 2018
31 October 31, 2018 - Basics of Onsite Wastewater– Hosted by Yankee Onsite Wastewater Association (YOWA)

9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Acton Safety Building, 371 Main St, Acton, MA 01720
4 CEU’s for Class I, II, III & IV OWTS Licenses

Space is limited. Register early! Registration Deadline - 10/27/18
Online registration is available at: or by clicking here: Event and Registration information

Questions? Questions: Contact YOWA at 781-939-5710 or
22, 23, (1/2 of 24) NOWRA Mega Conference
Minneapolis, MN

October 22, 23, (1/2 of 24), 2018

4 CEUs per day for attending the presentations October 22 and 23 for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees

Events scheduled for October 24th have been assigned CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licensees as follows:
  • 8 AM – 2 PM – Field Trip 1 – Reuse Tour = 3 CEUs
  • 8 AM – 5 PM – Field Trip 2 – Large Onsite Systems/Concrete Tank Mfg. Tour = 4 CEUs
  • 8 AM – 5 PM – Field Trip 3 – U Minnesota Keys to Successful Design = 4 CEUs

1 CEU for attending both sessions below (10/24/18):
  • 8:30 AM – 10 AM – US EPA - Growing Decentralized Wastewater Workforce - Focus on Tech. Pros (Contractors, Service Providers, etc.)
  • 10:30 AM – Noon – Growing the Decentralized Wastewater Workforce, Part 2 - Focus on Degreed Pros (Engineers, Soil Scientists, etc.)

Licensees are responsible for obtaining documentation of attendance at sessions attended for submission with Renewal Application Forms on which this event will be listed with CEUs obtained.
Click HERE for details, including registration and hotel information.
18 October 18, 2018 - Fall Erosion Control Field Day - Hosted by Team EJ Prescott and Partners

University of Rhode Island East Farm, Building 75, East Farm Road, Kingston, RI 02881
4 CEU’s for Class I, II, III & IV OWTS Licenses

Register online here using a credit card, check or invoice. Mailing instructions for check and invoice will appear at the bottom of the page after payment method is selected.

Questions? Contact: Christine at (774) 207-7526 or
Jason Normandin at (401) 333-1317 or
July 2018
7 An Orientation to the Floodplain Management Field in Rhode Island

July 17, 2018
4:30 pm-6:00 pm

RIDEM, 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI
Room 300
1 CEU for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

This free workshop will include:
  • An introduction to RIFMA: its purpose, structure and function in RI.
  • Representatives from federal, state, municipal, private and non-profit sectors who will discuss their career paths and current floodplain management projects.
  • Floodplain management activities in RI, including an overview of the different organizations and agencies involved.
  • The Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) program: what is it and what are the benefits of becoming a CFM?

For additional information email Rhode Island Flood Mitigation Association at
Register at
May 2018
7 Enhancing Stormwater Resilience in the Built Environment

May 7, 2018

Sheraton Hotel, Portsmouth, NH
4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

Program and Registration here.
April 2018
25 & 26 29th Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference

April 25-26, 2018

The Queensbury Hotel, Glens Falls, New York
Up to 8 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses:
  • Day 1 - 4 CEUs
  • Day 2 – Morning’s presentations 2 CEUs
  • Day 2 – Afternoon Field Trip 2 CEUs

Draft agenda and Registration here.
5 RI Flood Mitigation Association (RIFMA) Conference

April 5, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Fidelity Investments, Smithfield, RI
3 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV Licenses

Draft agenda and Registration here.
March 2018
19 & 20 Granite State Designers and Installers Annual Spring Septic System Conference & Expo

March 19 & March 20, 2018

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Manchester) Manchester, NH
5 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV licenses (for attending both days: 2.5 CEUs per day)

Event and registration information and directions here. Directions here.
13 Perc-Rite® Drip Dispersal Rhode Island Training Seminar
Presented by Oakson
March 13, 2018 - 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Hilton Garden Inn, 1 Thurber Street, Warwick, Rhode Island (Directions)
1 CEU for Cl-I, II & III licenses

Register Here
8 CT Association of Wetland Scientists Twentieth Annual Meeting
March 8, 2018 - 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration deadline (by mail): Friday, March 2, 2018

Four Points Sheraton - 275 Research Parkway / Meriden, CT
1 CEU for Cl-I, II & III licenses

View program information, registration and directions
February 2018
6 Civil Engineering Toolbox - Ground Stabilization • Drainage • Erosion Control • Sediment Control
February 6, 2018 - 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island

Presented by Team E.J. Prescott
4 CEUs for Cl-I, II, III & IV licenses

View Presentation and Registration Details
Please register by February 2, 2018
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