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2020, 10-15-20, Fall Forum, ZOOM
Thursday, October 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
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MWWA Fall Forum

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Topics of Interest to Water and Wastewater Operators

Joint with Mass Water Pollution Control Association and Middlesex/Worcester County Water Works Association

Meeting Sponsored by MWWA Vice Presidential Sponsors:

CDM Smith, Environmental Partners, FW Webb Company, H.R. Prescott & Sons, Stiles Company, Inc., Pare Corporation, Putnam Pipe, TZE Excavation, and Woodard & Curran

Virtual Meeting via ZOOM (The meeting link will be emailed to registrants a couple days in advance of the meeting)


9:00 - 9:15 AM      Welcome and Introduction of Meeting Sponsors

9:15 - 9:45 AM       “Panel Discussion:  Lessons Learned during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

                               Joshua Schimmel, Springfield Water & Sewer Commission, Bob Delaney, Chelmsford Water District and Jennifer Shaw, Town of Athol

9:45-10:15 AM        "Explaining PFAS to Your Consumers: You Didn't Create the Problem, So Don't Take the Blame"       

                                 Jason Kauppi, Principal, Kauppi Communications

10:15-10:30 AM        BREAK                                

10:30-11:30 AM        “Best Practices and Tips for a Smoother Operating and Capital Budget Process”

                                   John W. Coderre, Town Administrator, Town of Northborough

11:30 AM                    2020 Long-Term Member Recognition, Chuck Dam, President-Elect, Presiding

11:40-11:45 AM          Wrap Up, Evaluation     

COST:  MWWA, MWEA and MWCWA Member Registration @ $50.00 each; Non-Members @ $75.00 each

TCHs:  Attendees will have an opportunity to obtain 2 TCHs for this program.  Participants must attend 90% of the program and complete polling questions, assessment questions and a session evaluation form to be eligible for TCHs.  TCHs are approved for water license renewals and wastewater license renewals in Massachusetts.

Before registering, please read our student expectations for attending virtual training: Virtual Training Guide


Photograph and Information Release:  Photographs will be taken at this meeting.  By registering for this event you agree to allow MWWA to use your photo in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.

Contact: Jennifer Pederson, 978-263-1388, [email protected]