The Pennsylvania Rural Water Association offers specialized training sessions providing water and wastewater professionals opportunities to up-grade their skills, improve the quality of their utility's service and protect their communities' health. Our classes compliment the valuable training we already offer through our annual conference.  PRWA is committed to making our courses both interesting and informative with an emphasis on practical applications of the information presented.  And nearly all PRWA training is DEP approved for continuing education contact hours for certified operators!  COURSES OPEN FOR REGISTRATION ARE LISTED IN THE NEW PRWA ONLINE STORE.    Request information hereTake our training survey herePropose a new training location here.

A Training Offer You Cannot Refuse
Our instructors are some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the water/wastewater utility industry. All have received extensive instruction in teaching methods and curriculum design. In addition, each instructor brings to these classes their own years of experience in utility operations, management and training.  If you need additional information on any particular training session, just contact us for details.  Click on Course Titles that are underlined for an agenda and location / directions or for your convenience the location directions are linked to google maps.

Nearly all PRWA training is approved by Pa DEP for continuing education contact hours!  To check how many Contact Hours you have in this 3-year cycle and when your 3-year training cycle ends, go to Pa DEP Earthwise Academy and type in your Client ID.

If you cannot attend a class due to inclement weather and you have registered and paid, please call the PRWA office at (800) 653-PRWA(7792) or e-mail and we will reschedule your registration for the next available class within the focus/subject of your interest.


Joel Jordan is the PRWA Director of Education with the understanding and experience to help you with your questions.  He is eager to help you and your system.  For more information please contact Joel below or request information here.


Joel Jordan's picture
Director of Education
Pennsylvania Rural Water Association
814-353-9302 ext 201
814-360-4077, cell