2022 Operator Expos Recap

Confined Space (am) / Trench Excavation (pm)

August 30, 2022 - Lawrence, IN

Cost: $125 members / $175 non-members / FREE if no CEUs are needed.*

*If no CEUs are needed register using the item "Confine Space & Trench Excavation - NO CEUs". It is not necessary to register for both items.

Contact Hours: 3 Technical Waterwater / 3 General Water (am) & 2 General Water / 2 General Wastewater (pm)

Activated Sludge for Phosphorus Removal

September 14, 2022 - Connersville, IN

Location: Connersville Wastewater Plant - 2600 Park Rd., Connersville, IN 47331

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm (local time)

Contact Hours: 5 Technical Wastewater 

Cost: $30 members / $60 non-members / FREE if no CEUs are needed

2022 Operator Expos Recap

2022 Operator Expos Recap

Southern - Huntingburg, IN / Northern - Akron, IN

Our Southern Expo was held on May 19, in Huntingburg, Indiana and our Northern Expo held on May 26, in Akron, Indiana. Both Expos were both big successes!  We had over 250 people in attendance at each!

Alliance Secures 4.1 Million Dollars for Communities to Train the Next Generation

The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water, a local non-profit organization supporting Indiana’s rural water industry, has secured a total of 4.1 million dollars in reimbursement grants from the Indiana Finance Authority (IFA) for rural communities across the state to utilize in order to gain more licensed water and wastewater operators.

Combined Sewer Overflows

December 1, 2022 - Webinar

This class is offered in webinar format. Pre-registration and a valid email is required.

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm (EDT)

Contact Hours: 5 Technical Wastewater   

Cost: $30 members / $60 non-members / FREE if no CEUs are needed


Microbes & Microscopes

November 3 2022 - Linton, IN

Class size is limited. Pre-registration is required

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm (local time)

Contact Hours: 5 Technical Wastewater 

Cost: $125 members / $175 non-members

2022 Spring Conference Recap

2022 Spring Conference Recap

French Lick Resort - French Lick, Indiana

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Spring Conference at the beautiful French Lick Resort in March!

2022 Award Recipients

2022 Award Recipients

The best of the best in the water and wastewater industry were honored at our 2022 Spring Conference.  Each recipient was presented with their award prior to the conference, then recognized throughout the event on a slideshow displaying on the event center's tv monitors throughout the venue! 

Pump Troubleshooting & Maintenance and System Hydraulics

November 2, 2022 - Indianapolis, IN

Class size is limited to 40. Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins.

Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm (local time)

Contact Hours: 5 Technical Wastewater & 5 PDH  

Cost: $30 members / $60 non-members / FREE if no CEUs are needed

Location: Covalen World Headquarters - 6929 Brookville Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46239


2022 Water Taste Test Contest

2022 Water Taste Test Contest

We will be holding four "regional" taste tests in 2022. Winners from each region will advance to compete in the “Best Tasting Water in Indiana” at our annual Fall Conference, October 26th, 2022 in Fort Wayne, IN.

Read more and register... 

2022 Operator Expos Recap

2022 Operator Expos Recap

Southern - Huntingburg, IN / Northern - Akron, IN

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Our Southern & Northern Expos held last month were both big successes, and though the weather didn't cooperate for us each afternoon, we got in full mornings of demonstrations, contests, a great lunch, and of course, seeing old friends & making new ones!


We had over 250 people in attendance at each expo! Both events featured our 'famous' hog roast, graciously donated and cooked by Water Solutions Unlimited.


The Meter Toss, Backhoe Rodeos, and the Expoo Royal Flush contests provided chances to win cash and prizes, and didn't disappoint on the fun! 1st Place for each contest won $50 cash, and 2nd Place won an Alliance camping chair. The winner of the 2nd Regional Water Taste Test was Garrett Water Works!


Huntingburg Meter Toss Winners

  • Powder Puffs: 1st - Sarah Hartman of Alcoa, 2nd - Kristen Guggenheim of Alcoa
  • Young Bucks: 1st - David Rakes of Edinburgh, 2nd - David Cissell of Henryville Membership Sanitation Corporation
  • Grizzly Ol' Veterans: 1st - Mike Compton of Paoli, 2nd - Jeff Dunaway of Edwardsville Water


Huntingburg Backhoe Rodeo Winners:

1st - Daniel Houchin of Orleans

2nd - Mike Compton of Paoli


Huntingburg Expoo Royal Flush Winners:

1st - Nathan Bourland of Washington Township

2nd - Brad Hutchins of Henryville Membership Sanitation Corporation


Akron Meter Toss Winners

  • Powder Puffs: 1st - Marcy Coe of Garrett Water Works, 2nd - Sara Benkert of IDEM
  • Young Bucks: 1st - Tony Fey of Blufton, 2nd - Chase Thompson of Frankfort
  • Grizzly Ol' Veterans: 1st - Rick Freiberger of Albany, 2nd - Kenneth Depew of Auburn


Akron Equipment Rodeo Winner

1st - Alex Mikel of Breman

2nd - Dustin Stewart of Columbia City


Akron Expoo Royal Flush Winner

1st - Austin Roberson of Huntertown

2nd - Chase Perry of Montpelier


Thanks to all of our attendees, demonstrators, and especially, our sponsors. We couldn't do it without you!


SAVE THE DATE for next year's expos:

Southern Operator Expo - May 18, 2023

Northern Operator Expo - May 25, 2023

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