Association News and Calendar of Events

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The Wisconsin Liquid Waste Carriers Association Summer Convention is Aug. 22-23 at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton. Events include roundtable discussions on portable restrooms, business plans, septage disposal, pumps (blowers versus vacuums), business advertising and software and technology for pumpers. Technical presentations will address nutrient management planning, Department of Natural Resources regulatory updates and legislative news. Attendees will receive seven continuing education credits toward their DNR septage operator license. Call 608/255-2770 or visit


The annual Waste Treatment Symposium is Sept. 10-11 at the Holiday Inn at Six Flags, Eureka. The training, sponsored by the National Association of Wastewater Transporters Inc., covers everything pumpers need to know to treat septage and grease trap waste. The symposium begins with classroom instruction on Wednesday and concludes with a field trip on Thursday to David Flagg’s Septic Services’ treatment facility in Union. Vendors will dewater septage and grease trap waste, enabling everyone to see how the equipment functions. Registrations at the door are accepted, but classroom capacity is limited. To guarantee a seat, mail registrations by Sept. 1. Download the form at or call 800/236-6298.


Aug. 8-9

Georgia Onsite Wastewater Association Annual Meeting, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, Helen. Call 770/817-4692 or visit www.onsitewaste

Aug. 22-23

Wisconsin Liquid Waste Carriers Association Summer Convention, Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton. Call 608/255-2770 or visit

Sept. 10-11

Septage/Grease Trap Waste Treatment Symposium, Holiday Inn at Six Flags, Eureka, Mo. Call 800/236-6298 or visit

Oct. 12-15

Virginia Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association Conference and Trade Show, Blacksburg. Call Trapper Davis at 804/966-9190 or visit

Oct. 14-15

Delaware Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association Conference and Exhibition, Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center, Dover. Call Ken Walsh at 302/381-6516 or visit

Oct. 23-26

Ontario Association of Sewage Industry Services Conference and Exposition, Best Western Conference Centre, Orillia. Call Don Kelloway at 877/202-0082 or visit

Nov. 5-9

Portable Sanitation Association International Convention & Trade Show, Hilton Hotel Ocean Beach and Ocean Center Exhibit Hall, Daytona Beach, Fla. Call 800/822-3020 or visit

Nov. 12-13

North East Residuals & Biosolids Conference & Exhibit, Nashua, N.H. Call Ned Beecher at 603/323-7654 or visit

Dec. 4-5

Kentucky Onsite Wastewater Association Conference, Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green. Call 270/715-0043 or visit

Dec. 8-10

NOWRA Installer Academy, Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nev. Call 800/966-2942 or visit

Jan. 8-10, 2009

Michigan Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association Conference and Exhibit, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing. Call Chanin Frank at 989/773-6985, ext. 258 or visit

Jan. 13-14

Iowa Onsite Waste Water Association Conference, Polk County Convention Center, Des Moines. Call 515/225-1051 or visit

Jan. 13-15

Michigan Onsite Wastewater Conference, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing. Many sessions count for required CEU hours. Call Mark Scott at 989/275-5011 or e-mail

Jan. 19-21

Missouri Smallflows Organization Conference and Exhibition, Holiday Inn Select, Columbia. Call 417/739-4100 or visit

Jan. 30-31

Wisconsin Liquid Waste Carriers Association and Wisconsin Onsite Water Recycling Association Joint Convention, Marriott West Hotel, Madison. Call 608/255-2770 or visit

Feb. 25-28

Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Call 800/257-7222 or visit


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