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Risk Communication

With the increased possibility of an unforeseen event happening natural and man-made events create high concern, low trust situations that can become sensitive and/or controversial situations. The need for Public Utility personnel to be able to communicate to their customers, their community and the media, risk communication; a science-based approach, is a necessary skill. This…

Water/Wastewater Operator

Location: Millerstown, Pa. About Us: Millerstown Borough Council and Water Authority and the Millerstown Municipal Authority in Perry County is a municipal provider of water and wastewater services and is dedicated to protecting the public health and the environment. We are committed to providing excellent and cost-effective services to our small community. Position Overview: We…

Aging Water and Wastewater Infrastructure – Repair or Replace

The aging infrastructure problem in the U.S. is well known and well documented for both drinking water and wastewater system. Systems have the difficult decision of when to replace and when to repair to extend the life of existing infrastructure. This course reviews the replace/repair assessment, and then focuses on the options for repairing existing…

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Basic Electricity for Operators

This course will help operators understand what electricity is and how it is put to work in treatment plants. It starts with the flow of free electrons, which is current, and covers types of circuits, circuit components, types of electric motors and how they work, and power distribution. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with…

Hydraulics, Pumps, and Bearings

The purpose is to introduce operators to different types of pumps, how they operate, and the best applications, as well as maintenance and lubrication of pumps, and chemical dosing pumps. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor

Share Our Purpose.  Be Yourself.  Feel Valued.   People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional &…

Wastewater Plant Operator

Share Our Purpose.  Be Yourself.  Feel Valued.   People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional &…

Basic Hydraulics

Understanding the basics of water hydraulics in piped systems is an important part of an operator’s job. This course will review hydraulic fundamentals and principles commonly found in the water/wastewater systems. Students will learn to solve basic problems utilizing skills learned during the course. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Operators Water / Wastewater Treatment

Environmental firm has immediate openings for Part-time and Full-time professionals for water and wastewater treatment plants in the SCHUYLKILL County, PA area. Person will be trained in treatment processes, solids handling, and distribution and collection systems.  Duties include hands-on operation and maintenance of water / wastewater treatment systems and compliance with regulations.  Daily testing of…

Operators Wastewater Treatment

Environmental firm has immediate openings for Part-time and Full-time professionals for wastewater treatment plants in western Lancaster Co, PA area. Duties include hands-on operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment systems and compliance with regulations.  Daily testing of parameters, maintaining equipment, general housekeeping of buildings and equipment.  Flexible hours with limited supervision.  Competitive wages and benefits. …

AQUA – Meter Operations Supervisor – Springfield, PA

Aqua, an Essential Utilities company, employs people in a variety of roles within our eight-state footprint, ranging from field workers and customer service representatives who are on the front lines working with customers, to scientists and engineers who help ensure we’re delivering reliable water and wastewater services to our communities.  If you’re looking for a…

Asset Management

Asset management can be defined as “a process for maintaining a desired level of customer service at the best appropriate cost.” According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO; formerly the General Accounting Office), comprehensive asset management has the potential to help utilities better identify needs and plan for future investments. Supplies, materials and lunch are…

Sewer Collections

Sewer Collections Operator -OR- Laborer (“Trainee”) Upper Saucon Twp. seeks F/T Sewer Collections Operator or Laborer (“Trainee”) in Water & Sewer Dept. Responsibilities include being part of a crew engaged in tasks related to the operation and maintenance of water & sewer infrastructure. Position requires strong troubleshooting and decision-making abilities, physical dexterity, ability to do…

Working Foreman

Working Foreman – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upper Saucon Twp. seeks F/T Foreman at the WWTP. Responsibilities include supervising a work crew engaged in tasks related to the operation, maintenance, and repair of a 2.5 MGD wastewater treatment plant in accordance with SOPs and state/federal regulations. Position requires strong supervisory skills, physical dexterity, ability to do…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Tamaqua Borough, Schuylkill Co., PA is seeking a full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. Class B Wastewater Operator Certification and 2 years experience preferred, but not required. Duties include operation and maintenance of a 2.6 MGD treatment plant, 2 pumping stations and 11 CSO regulators. Contact: Borough of Tamaqua, 320 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA 18252,…

Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

The Pa Water and Wastewater Systems Operator’s Certification Act mandates that the standards for certification, recertification and renewal of certification shall include training related to the security of water and wastewater systems. This course is designed to meet the system security training requirement of the Act. The learner will be able to recognize methods for…

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Customer Service/Public Relations for Small Systems

With increased fears of the safety of the Nation’s water supply and the protection of our environmental resources, consumer confidence is essential. The customer service policies of small water and wastewater utilities must address all aspects of dealing with not only the utility’s customers, but the public as a whole. Small utility workers need to…

Membrane Filtration for Water & Wastewater Treatment

This workshop is designed as an introduction to membrane filtration for public water and wastewater treatment systems in Pennsylvania. Membrane filtration is a useful mechanism for the treatment of public drinking water and wastewater and this class introduces students to membrane filtration types, principles of operation, components, applications, pros and cons, and case studies. This…

Distribution Components and Disinfection

The objective of this course is to instruct students on a drinking water distribution system. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have gained knowledge on the major components of a drinking water distribution system in addition to completing proper distribution disinfection dosage calculations. Additionally, students will understand proper operations and maintenance of a…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Repair / Recertification

The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment plant operators, plumbers and maintenance personnel. The purpose of the course is to give already certified backflow prevention assembly testers, detailed instruction on diagnosing problems in backflow devices using a differential pressure gauge and then disassembling it and making necessary repairs. This course is designed to…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Repair / Recertification

The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment plant operators, plumbers and maintenance personnel. The purpose of the course is to give already certified backflow prevention assembly testers, detailed instruction on diagnosing problems in backflow devices using a differential pressure gauge and then disassembling it and making necessary repairs. This course is designed to…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Repair / Recertification

The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment plant operators, plumbers and maintenance personnel. The purpose of the course is to give already certified backflow prevention assembly testers, detailed instruction on diagnosing problems in backflow devices using a differential pressure gauge and then disassembling it and making necessary repairs. This course is designed to…

City of Bethlehem Water Treatment Plant Maintenance Supervisor

Department:               Water & Sewer Resources/Water Treatment Plant Job Class:                    28T Pay Range:                  $2,477.78 – $3,483.84 biweekly Position Summary: This supervisory position is responsible for providing oversight of maintenance and service functions at…

Flagger Training

This course is to instruct water and wastewater operators and other personnel on proper procedures and equipment for flagging, as outlined by PADOT Publication 213. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a PADOT Wallet Card. Zoom information and student guide are included in your order confirmation. Each operator must be able to log…

Pennsylvania Geology & Aquifer Characteristics

This course will provide a basic understanding of the relation between geological and hydrological processes in the environment. It provides the fundamental concepts of water cycle, by explaining the movement, quality, and quantity of groundwater and its relations to contaminate fate and transport. Supplies and materials included with your registration. Printable Registration

Associate Project Manager

About Us Larson Design Group (LDG) is an award-winning, employee-owned Architecture, Engineering, and Consulting Firm. Guided by our core values, we’re expanding our team, opening new offices, and adding new offerings to provide responsive, innovative solutions to clients nationwide. Being 100% employee-owned directly impacts our culture: it drives our decision-making, motivates our teams, increases our…

Sr. Civil Engineer

Your Opportunity + Impact Our Water/Wastewater department is looking to add a Civil Engineer to the team! The Sr. Engineer functions as a technical leader and is required to have a Professional Engineer (PE) license and commensurate work experience. This position will coordinate overall design activities, project submission schedules, and will be responsible for additional Quality…

Classified Posted 2024-05-08 09:45:40

Your Opportunity + Impact LDG is currently seeking qualified construction inspectors for heavy civil and Water Wastewater type projects in Central & North Central PA and the Southern Tier of NYS. Candidates with experience in trench work, construction roadways and water/ wastewater treatment plants will be considered.  Project documentation requires detailed daily reports with basic…

Franklin Operator Certification Exam, July 24, 2024

July 24, 2024 in Franklin Review the following information from DEP before registering Complete BOTH the PRWA Registration Form and the DEP Registration Form. Send BOTH the PRWA and the DEP registration form to PRWA! Fax to (814) 353-9341 -or- Email scanned forms to [email protected] -or- Mail to PRWA, 138 West Bishop Street, Bellefonte, PA…

West Lebanon Township Public Works/Water and Sewer Operator Trainee

West Lebanon Township is seeking to fill an open position for Public Works/ Water and Sewer Operator Trainee. Please see the attached job posting and job application. Applications and resumes can be submitted by mail or Email. Mail: West Lebanon Township Attention: Antoinette Issis 322 N. 22nd Street Lebanon, PA 17046 Email: Antoinette Issis, Township…

Plant Operator

This position is located in Moscow, PA Share Our Purpose.  Be Yourself.  Feel Valued.   People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas…

Veolia, Assistant Project Manager – Wastewater Plant

Middletown, PA About Veolia North America A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste, and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North…

Asset Management

Asset management can be defined as “a process for maintaining a desired level of customer service at the best appropriate cost.” According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO; formerly the General Accounting Office), comprehensive asset management has the potential to help utilities better identify needs and plan for future investments. Supplies, materials and lunch are…

Operator Health & Safety Survival Guide

Our nations most valuable resource is those who spend their days on the job. Water and sewer plant operators are among those people, therefore a course on operator health and safety is needed.The purpose of this course is to instruct students on most aspects of health and safety in the water and sewer industry. Upon…

PaWARN/NIMS & Emergency Mock Drill 2 for Drinking Water and Wastewater – Flooding

Your water or wastewater system is experiencing a serious emergency incident. Various state and local agencies are being called in to assist. They want to know who is your system’s Incident Commander or who is the Logistics Section Chief? If your answer is “Say, what?” you need to attend this interactive course, which provides an…

Water System Operator

Share Our Purpose.  Be Yourself.  Feel Valued. People are the heart of our business. As an American Water employee, you will be offered a competitive salary and health benefits package, along with opportunities to develop, grow, and evolve your career.  Our benefits packages focus on key areas such as health & wellness, emotional & well-being,…

Flagger Training

This class is to instruct water and wastewater operators and other personnel on proper procedures and equipment for flagging, as outlined by PADOT Publication 213. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a PADOT Wallet Card. Supplies and materials are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Water Treatment Plant Operator

Towanda Municipal Authority is seeking qualified candidates for a Water Treatment Plant Operator.   JOB DESCRIPTION     Position Title: Water Treatment Plant Operator     Position Summary: Performs moderately difficult technical and mechanical work in the operation and maintenance of the Towanda Water Treatment plant. Operates equipment and performs maintenance and repairs.    …

Membrane Filtration for Water & Wastewater Treatment

This workshop is designed as an introduction to membrane filtration for public water and wastewater treatment systems in Pennsylvania. Membrane filtration is a useful mechanism for the treatment of public drinking water and wastewater and this class introduces students to membrane filtration types, principles of operation, components, applications, pros and cons, and case studies. This…

Collection System Operations

Understanding and control of the collection system is an important aspect of good operations. This course provides new and experienced operators with a review of the basics. Good inspection and maintenance practices are reviewed. Videos and demos with the latest techniques will also be provided. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with your registration. Printable…

Aging Water and Wastewater Infrastructure – Repair or Replace

The aging infrastructure problem in the U.S. is well known and well documented for both drinking water and wastewater system. Systems have the difficult decision of when to replace and when to repair to extend the life of existing infrastructure. This course reviews the replace/repair assessment, and then focuses on the options for repairing existing…

Risk Communication

With the increased possibility of an unforeseen event happening natural and man-made events create high concern, low trust situations that can become sensitive and/or controversial situations. The need for Public Utility personnel to be able to communicate to their customers, their community and the media, risk communication; a science-based approach, is a necessary skill. This…

Customer Service/Public Relations for Small Systems

With increased fears of the safety of the Nation’s water supply and the protection of our environmental resources, consumer confidence is essential. The customer service policies of small water and wastewater utilities must address all aspects of dealing with not only the utility’s customers, but the public as a whole. Small utility workers need to…

Safety: Confined Space, Trenches & Personal Protective Equipment

OSHA formed a uniform and comprehensive provision for protection against workplace safety and health hazards. The Act includes all private employers, without exception. (Separate occupational safety and health programs cover federal, state and local employees in states with approved plans.) As per the “OSHA Compliance Manual”, OSHA was created within the Department of Labor. A…

Basic Construction Inspection Techniques / Successful Treatment Facility Upgrades Do’s & Dont’s

Basic Construction Inspection Techniques: This course will provide an overview of basic construction inspection techniques and principles. Additionally, students will learn about the long term financial and structural importance of effective utility inspection. Successful Treatment Facility Upgrades Do’s & Dont’s: This course will provide an overview of how to effectively and successfully complete a treatment…

Utility Maintenance Technician

Towanda Municipal Authority is seeking qualified candidates for a Utility Maintenance Technician.   JOB DESCRIPTION     Position Title: Utility Maintenance Operator   Position Summary: This position is directly responsible for the maintenance of the water, wastewater, and treatment plant utilities. This includes water production facilities and pump stations. Wastewater collection system pump stations as…

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Towanda Municipal Authority is seeking qualified candidates for a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator position. JOB DESCRIPTION Position Title: Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Position Summary: Performs moderately difficult technical and mechanical work in the operation and maintenance of the Towanda Wastewater plant. Operates equipment and performs maintenance and repairs Supervision Received: Works under the immediate supervision…

Line Locating Techniques and Tips

Our nation’s most valuable resource is water. This course is designed to instruct water company personnel in proper line locating techniques through classroom and equipment demo. The idea of line locating is to prevent injury from excavating accidents thus promoting operator health and safety. Line location also prevents property damage to both the utility line…

Maintenance Mechanic – Waste Water

Employment Opportunity Lancaster Area Sewer Authority is currently seeking an individual for the position of: Mechanic Who We Are: Lancaster Area Sewer Authority owns, operates and maintains a public sewer system that serves more than 40,000 customers in 9 municipalities in Lancaster County. We have been serving our community for 50 years and strive to…

Inflow and Infiltration Toolbox

The course will cover flow monitoring to identify Inflow and Infiltration (I and I) in the collection system. Attendees will learn how to use smoke testing and TV cameras equipment to help pinpoint troublesome areas. The course will also take a look at methods of preventing future problems from I and I. Supplies, materials and…

Inflow and Infiltration Toolbox

The course will cover flow monitoring to identify Inflow and Infiltration (I and I) in the collection system. Attendees will learn how to use smoke testing and TV cameras equipment to help pinpoint troublesome areas. The course will also take a look at methods of preventing future problems from I and I. Supplies, materials and…

Basic Electricity for Operators

This course will help operators understand what electricity is and how it is put to work in treatment plants. It starts with the flow of free electrons, which is current, and covers types of circuits, circuit components, types of electric motors and how they work, and power distribution. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with…

Laboratory QA/QC for Method 334.0

This one-day class is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the disinfectant monitoring required of Method 334.0. Attendees will learn all aspects of chlorine testing using colorimeters and spectrophotometers. Attendees will learn and practice through hands-on exercises how to verify the Calibration curve of laboratory instruments used for the analysis of Chlorine, the…

Laboratory QA/QC for Method 334.0

This one-day class is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the disinfectant monitoring required of Method 334.0. Attendees will learn all aspects of chlorine testing using colorimeters and spectrophotometers. Attendees will learn and practice through hands-on exercises how to verify the Calibration curve of laboratory instruments used for the analysis of Chlorine, the…

Laboratory QA/QC for Method 334.0

This one-day class is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the disinfectant monitoring required of Method 334.0. Attendees will learn all aspects of chlorine testing using colorimeters and spectrophotometers. Attendees will learn and practice through hands-on exercises how to verify the Calibration curve of laboratory instruments used for the analysis of Chlorine, the…

Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

The Pa Water and Wastewater Systems Operator’s Certification Act mandates that the standards for certification, recertification and renewal of certification shall include training related to the security of water and wastewater systems. This course is designed to meet the system security training requirement of the Act. The learner will be able to recognize methods for…

City of Bethlehem Maintenance Supervisor – Wastewater Treatment Plant

Department:              Water & Sewer Resources – Wastewater Treatment Plant Type of Position:       Full-Time Salary/Pay Rate:       $64,000 – $90,000 annual based on experience Deadline to Apply:    ongoing   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  High school diploma or G.E.D; minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy mechanical and electrical equipment used…

PaWARN/NIMS & Emergency Mock Drill 2 for Drinking Water and Wastewater – Flooding

Your water or wastewater system is experiencing a serious emergency incident. Various state and local agencies are being called in to assist. They want to know who is your system’s Incident Commander or who is the Logistics Section Chief? If your answer is “Say, what?” you need to attend this interactive course, which provides an…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The Chalfont-New Britain Township Joint Sewage Authority seeks a qualified individual to join our operations department. The CNBTJSA operations department is responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of our 4.6 MGD wastewater treatment plant and sanitary sewer system.   Responsibilities will include: Monitor, assess, and report operational data from the treatment plant. Collect and…

Water and Public Works Supervisor

Non-Exempt Position Salary Range DOQ   The Borough of Seven Fields is seeking to hire a Water and Public Works Supervisor. The Water and Public Works Supervisor is responsible for the overall field operations of the Borough of Seven Field’s water distribution system and plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the varied activities of the Public…

Water/Sewer Utility Laborer

Findlay Township Municipal Authority is hiring a full time laborer/utility technician.  Please see job description and requirements in the attached file.  Interested applicants should forward a resume and letter of interest to [email protected] Findlay Township Municipal Authority is the water/sewer service provider to customers in and around Findlay Township located near the Pittsburgh International Airport.

Pennsylvania American Water-Career Opening! https://jobs.amwater.com/job-invite/106114/

To operate, control, repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operating manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, machinery, and mechanical equipment used to process water treatment residuals using hand tools, power tools, precision measuring and testing instruments. Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to…

Milton PA Wastewater Operator/Mechanic opening

The Milton Regional Sewer Authority (MRSA) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Mechanic. Please visit the MRSA website employment page at www.miltonregional.org for a full job description and to download an employment application.   This position will perform skilled and semi-skilled work in the operation and maintenance of the MRSA’s…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

Quincy Township, Franklin County, has an immediate opening for a full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator for a .3 MGD activated sludge plant.  See the attached Job Description for details. Salary is commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package. Submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] or mail to: Quincy Township, 7575 Mentzer Gap Road, Waynesboro, PA…

South Londonderry Township Municipal Authority Laborer Position

South Londonderry Township Municipal Authority is looking to a hire a full-time laborer who has an interest in becoming a licensed wastewater treatment plant operator. The applicant would also need to have the ability to obtain a class B or higher Pennsylvania CDL license with tanker and airbrake endorsements. The perspective employee would also need…

Wastewater Operator

The East Bangor Municipal Authority seeks an energetic, highly motivated individual to join our full-time team as a general laborer/operator in training.  This is a great entry-level career opportunity.  Applicant must be a high school graduate who can lift up to 75 pounds repetitively.  General knowledge of wastewater and collection system maintenance is helpful but…

Full-Time Wastewater Plant Laborer

General Definition: This is an hourly, full-time position in which the employee serves as a Laborer for the daily sewer operations. Work involves assisting the Operations Manager and Plant Superintendent in the daily operations of the Wastewater Treatment Plants and pump stations. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Plant Superintendent. Work is…

Wastewater Plant Operations Manager

We’re Hiring!  Looking for an Operations Manager in our Downingtown Pennsylvania Plant. The Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and maintenance activities of  our wastewater plant. PA Wastewater Class A-1  License required. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Leads his/her team of operators in all aspects of people management including:  hiring, orientation/on-boarding, performance management, salary changes,…

Operators – Water / Wastewater Treatment

Environmental firm has immediate openings for PART-TIME professionals for water and wastewater treatment plants in the SCHUYLKILL County, PA area. Person will be trained in treatment processes, solids handling, and distribution and collection systems.  Duties include hands-on operation and maintenance of water / wastewater treatment systems and compliance with regulations.  Daily testing of parameters, maintaining…

Distribution System Workshop & Management

Distribution System Workshop: New regulations and security concerns directed toward distribution systems have made it important for system operators to know and understand the components of their distribution system. Proper operations and maintenance of the valves, hydrants, and meters are essential to the quality of the water systems deliver to their customers. Distribution System Management:…

Hiring: Wastewater Operator/Sample Collector in Schuylkill County

Duties and Responsibilities: Visit contracted treatment plants as required. Assist the plant owners in the overall operation and maintenance of the treatment plant and effluent quality assessment monitoring. Maintain a thorough working knowledge of sample handling and storage. Maintain current, thorough working knowledge of Drinking Water requirements. Stay current on all sample bottle and preservation…

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Science of Water Main Breaks

Drinking Water providers maintain miles of essential water mains. These water mains are under threat from age, soils, corrosion, and other factors. Breaks will occur, and systems need to be prepared to handle these breaks before they happen. This course will focus on the steps to repairing and tracing the causes of water main breaks…

Science of Manhole Inspections

This class’s main goal is to teach you how to manage and reduce Inflow and Infiltration (I&I) utilizing manholes. The course covers why inspection of sanitary sewer manholes should be included in an asset management inspection program and SOPs. Includes tools on how to design inspection maps, clear easements and develop a logical maintenance program…

Biosolids 101

This course will familiarize operators with sludge dewatering techniques and the options for disposal of biosolids. Topics covered include belt filter presses, drying beds, aerobic and anaerobic digesters, and land application of biosolids as well as the requirements for Class A and Class B biosolids. This course will is suitable as an introductory course to…

Pennsylvania Geology & Aquifer Characteristics

This course will provide a basic understanding of the relation between geological and hydrological processes in the environment. It provides the fundamental concepts of water cycle, by explaining the movement, quality, and quantity of groundwater and its relations to contaminate fate and transport. Supplies and materials included with your registration. Printable Registration

Asset Management

Asset management can be defined as “a process for maintaining a desired level of customer service at the best appropriate cost.” According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO; formerly the General Accounting Office), comprehensive asset management has the potential to help utilities better identify needs and plan for future investments. Supplies, materials and lunch are…

Flagger Training

This course is to instruct water and wastewater operators and other personnel on proper procedures and equipment for flagging, as outlined by PADOT Publication 213. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a PADOT Wallet Card. Zoom information and student guide are included in your order confirmation. Each operator must be able to log…

Risk Communication

With the increased possibility of an unforeseen event happening natural and man-made events create high concern, low trust situations that can become sensitive and/or controversial situations. The need for Public Utility personnel to be able to communicate to their customers, their community and the media, risk communication; a science-based approach, is a necessary skill. This…

Basic Hydraulics

Understanding the basics of water hydraulics in piped systems is an important part of an operator’s job. This course will review hydraulic fundamentals and principles commonly found in the water/wastewater systems. Students will learn to solve basic problems utilizing skills learned during the course. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Distribution System Workshop & Management

Distribution System Workshop: New regulations and security concerns directed toward distribution systems have made it important for system operators to know and understand the components of their distribution system. Proper operations and maintenance of the valves, hydrants, and meters are essential to the quality of the water systems deliver to their customers. Distribution System Management:…

Flagger Training

This class is to instruct water and wastewater operators and other personnel on proper procedures and equipment for flagging, as outlined by PADOT Publication 213. Those who successfully complete this course will receive a PADOT Wallet Card. Supplies and materials are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Basic Electricity for Operators

This course will help operators understand what electricity is and how it is put to work in treatment plants. It starts with the flow of free electrons, which is current, and covers types of circuits, circuit components, types of electric motors and how they work, and power distribution. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with…

Aging Water and Wastewater Infrastructure – Repair or Replace

The aging infrastructure problem in the U.S. is well known and well documented for both drinking water and wastewater system. Systems have the difficult decision of when to replace and when to repair to extend the life of existing infrastructure. This course reviews the replace/repair assessment, and then focuses on the options for repairing existing…

Water Disinfection

Various forms of microbiological contaminants may be found in raw water supplies. These include bacteria, viruses, and intestinal parasites. Disinfection is the process designed to remove, kill, or inactivate most microorganisms, including pathogenic bacteria, in a raw water supply. Several factors will influence the disinfection of water supplies. These include the type and number of…

Safety: Confined Space, Trenches & Personal Protective Equipment

OSHA formed a uniform and comprehensive provision for protection against workplace safety and health hazards. The Act includes all private employers, without exception. (Separate occupational safety and health programs cover federal, state and local employees in states with approved plans.) As per the “OSHA Compliance Manual”, OSHA was created within the Department of Labor. A…

Customer Service/Public Relations for Small Systems

With increased fears of the safety of the Nation’s water supply and the protection of our environmental resources, consumer confidence is essential. The customer service policies of small water and wastewater utilities must address all aspects of dealing with not only the utility’s customers, but the public as a whole. Small utility workers need to…

Membrane Filtration for Water & Wastewater Treatment

This workshop is designed as an introduction to membrane filtration for public water and wastewater treatment systems in Pennsylvania. Membrane filtration is a useful mechanism for the treatment of public drinking water and wastewater and this class introduces students to membrane filtration types, principles of operation, components, applications, pros and cons, and case studies. This…

Securing Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

The Pa Water and Wastewater Systems Operator’s Certification Act mandates that the standards for certification, recertification and renewal of certification shall include training related to the security of water and wastewater systems. This course is designed to meet the system security training requirement of the Act. The learner will be able to recognize methods for…

Operator Health & Safety Survival Guide

Our nations most valuable resource is those who spend their days on the job. Water and sewer plant operators are among those people, therefore a course on operator health and safety is needed.The purpose of this course is to instruct students on most aspects of health and safety in the water and sewer industry. Upon…

Wastewater Operator/Technician

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority is seeking resumes for a wastewater operator/technician. Details of the job opportunity are included in the attached.

Water Operator/Maintenance Technician

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority is seeking resumes for a water Operator/Technician. Details of the job opportunity are included in the attached.

Hydraulics, Pumps, and Bearings

The purpose is to introduce operators to different types of pumps, how they operate, and the best applications, as well as maintenance and lubrication of pumps, and chemical dosing pumps. Supplies, materials and lunch are included with your registration. Printable Registration

Exton Operator Certification Exam, November 20, 2024

November 20, 2024 in Exton Review the following information from DEP before registering Complete BOTH the PRWA Registration Form and the DEP Registration Form. Send BOTH the PRWA and the DEP registration form to PRWA! Fax to (814) 353-9341 -or- Email scanned forms to [email protected] -or- Mail to PRWA, 138 West Bishop Street, Bellefonte, PA…

New Kensington Operator Certification Exam, October 2, 2024

October 2, 2024 in New Kensington Review the following information from DEP before registering Complete BOTH the PRWA Registration Form and the DEP Registration  Form. Send BOTH the PRWA and the DEP registration form to PRWA! Fax to (814) 353-9341 -or- Email scanned forms to [email protected] -or- Mail to PRWA, 138 West Bishop Street, Bellefonte,…

Wilkes Barre Operator Certification Exam, June 11, 2024

June 11, 2024 in Wilkes-Barre Review the following information from DEP before registering Complete BOTH the PRWA Registration Form and the DEP Registration Form. Send BOTH the PRWA and the DEP registration form to PRWA! Fax to (814) 353-9341 -or- Email scanned forms to [email protected] -or- Mail to PRWA, 138 West Bishop Street, Bellefonte, PA…

Water Systems Operator – DeSales University

POSITION DESCRIPTION   POSITION SUMMARY The Water/Sewer Systems Operator is responsible for operating and maintaining all campus water and sewer systems including two wells, a 500,000-gallon reservoir, and all related control systems. The position is responsible for collecting, maintaining, and submitting all reporting and testing documentation as required by local municipalities, the state of Pennsylvania,…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Technician/Laborer

Nature of the Work To operate, monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot the wastewater treatment facility and its processes. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of plant operations, compliance with state and federal operating regulations, and underground sewer system.  Work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of the Manager/Supervisor, subject to review through reports…

General Manager

General Manager Job Opening The Maiden creek Township Authority (MTA), Berks County, PA seeks an experienced leader to serve as its General Manager (GM). The MTA provides water and sewer service to approximately 3,000 sewer and water customers.  The water system is supplied by groundwater wells. The sewer system uses an oxidation ditch.  The GM…

Request Sewer Line Camera Inspection

The PRWA Wastewater Program provides premium sewer line camera inspection. The PRWA sewer camera van includes a state-of-the-art Environsight Rovver X Basic Truck System and all the tools needed to inspect your sewer line and provide recorded video of the inspection with all trouble spots noted and marked for distance. The service fee is $600/day…

2 Roots 24 URAI Blowers

2 blowers for sale. $1500.00 each. Never used. Still in boxes. Bought in 2019. Willing to sell separately.

FOR SALE FILTER AND COMPONENTS

one (1) Dual Bay CLARION® Gravity Filter Tank with a effluent production rate of 700 GPM. Preliminary sizing is based upon a maximum raw water flow rate of 700 GPM (4.0 GPM/SF). This filter requires a backwash flow of 1,755 GPM at 40 ft TDH (for 20 GPM/SF backwash rate). It also requires an air…

Licensed Wastewater Operator

Licensed Wastewater Operator This is an elevated skilled position where at least 5 years of experience is required in the wastewater industry to operate, monitor, maintain and trouble-shoot the wastewater treatment facility. Pennsylvania Wastewater Class B, E subclass 1-4 certification is required. Water system experience a plus. Work involves responsibility for the technical aspects of…

Seeking Executive Director

The Chalfont-New Britain Township Joint Sewage Authority seeks a qualified professional to serve as its next Executive Director. The successful candidate will have broad responsibility for planning, managing, and directing the operation of the wastewater utility operated by the CNBTJSA. The Executive Director of the CNBTJSA is responsible for the management of all aspects of…

Tribute to Excellence Nomination

Nominate an outstanding PRWA Member system or individual in the Pennsylvania water and wastewater industry for recognition with a Tribute to Excellence Award to be presented in their home community in the fall. Nominations can be made either online below or by using this faxable/mailable form. A nomination letter should also be attached below and…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Repair / Recertification

The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment plant operators, plumbers and maintenance personnel. The purpose of the course is to give already certified backflow prevention assembly testers, detailed instruction on diagnosing problems in backflow devices using a differential pressure gauge and then disassembling it and making necessary repairs. This course is designed to…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Repair / Recertification

The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment plant operators, plumbers and maintenance personnel. The purpose of the course is to give already certified backflow prevention assembly testers, detailed instruction on diagnosing problems in backflow devices using a differential pressure gauge and then disassembling it and making necessary repairs. This course is designed to…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Conversion Re-Certification

All Public water systems need to be concerned about backflow and cross-connection because all hydraulic systems are subject to pressure differentials that allow backflow to occur. Chapter 109.709 states that “At the direction of the Department, the public water supplier shall develop and implement a comprehensive control program for the elimination of existing cross-connection or…

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Certification

This course will enable systems to enact a cross-connection control program.  In addition, the program participants will learn how to test and troubleshoot backflow prevention assemblies to ensure continued protection to their water supply.  This course will  involve extensive hands on live practice of many brands of backflow prevention assemblies using a differential pressure gauge….

Quickly Register Multiple People

To learn how to easily registering multiple people for a course or event, watch the video below. Learn how to remove a person from your profile in the video below.

Conference Hotel Room Block

Date: March 24-27, 2025 Location: Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel215 Innovation BoulevardState College, PA 16803 The PRWA Annual Conference is being hosted at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center with room block code PARW25W Call us at (800) 653-7792 or request more information.

Trainer Spotlight

Ian Moore – Spring 2024 Trainer Spotlight Ian Moore is employed by Exeter Supply. He is a 2014 graduate of Albright College. Like so many, his father brought him into the industry and introduced him to the different aspects of providing clean water. Ian is thankful for the opportunity to work with amazing industry professionals…

Trivia Question & Newsletter Sign-up

Please see the Latest PRWA Training Newsletter for the Trivia Question and More Information Enter your answer to the trivia question below for your chance at a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card. One entry per person. Call us at (800) 653-7792, request more information, or contact a dedicated team member below. Joel Jordan Director of EducationPennsylvania Rural…

Rural Water Calculator

Every Calculation in One Calculator The Rural Water Calculator handles nearly every calculation you will ever need in water and wastewater system operations.And the calculator is completely free. View the introductory video. Use the Rural Water Calculator online. Install the Rural Water Calculator Android App. Contact Jeff below with any questions. Jeff Martin Controller and…

GoH2O.net Website Builder

Helping You with Customer Service Our GoH2O.net website provides a free website for your public water and wastewater utility. These free services keep costs down so that your utility can focus on their mission to provide clean drinking water and safe wastewater removal. Review the list of website features available below. Start building your website…

Conference Exhibitor Booth

Thank you for your interest in being an exhibitor at the PRWA Annual Conference. Exhibitor Booths for the 2025 conference are being renewed. Please click here to be added to our waiting list for an exhibitor booth. Any associate member who wants to walk the floor or attend classes MUST register as a non-booth exhibitor….

Conference Exhibitors

“Congrats to the PRWA staff, it’s the best conference we attend! We not only see our customers, but many vendors … know the reputation of the conference and send their management people too, which gives us some valuable time with some of our vendor/manufacturers.” Bruce Carson, National Road Utility Supply, Inc. 2024 Annual Conference Date:…

Warning Sign – Vinyl Sticker

This is a vinyl sticker warning sign to help secure your facility. Be proactive and defend your vital infrastructure against vandalism and threat. Apply to any clean smooth surface.

Warning Sign – Hard Plastic

This is a sturdy plastic warning sign to help secure your facility. Be proactive and defend your vital infrastructure against vandalism and threat. Fasten to your building, wall, or fence.

Store

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Event, Registration, Cancellation, Privacy, and Photo Consent Policy

Trainings and Events Refunds and Cancellations: Pennsylvania Rural Water Association (PRWA) may grant refunds or assess administrative charges for training seminar or event cancellations. Weather: Regardless of weather conditions, PRWA training seminars and events are held as scheduled unless there is a state of emergency. Any changes or cancelations will be posted on our homepage….

Training Newsletter

Would you like to stay up to date with the latest training events? Would you like to learn more about the qualified trainers at PRWA? How about some fun activities that offer you a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card quarterly? All these and more are included in our training newsletter. Our newsletter…

Private Training Request

Thank you for your interest in PRWA’s private training program. Please complete the following form, so we can better plan for and meet your needs. After PRWA staff receive this form we will contact you to confirm details and further review the request.

Keystone Tap Magazine

The Keystone Tap Magazine is a quarterly magazine packed with articles focused on the needs of Pennsylvania’s water and wastewater systems. This includes technical articles, training information, financial and administrative advice, and much more. The magazine has been a valuable publication for our industry for over 35 years and continues to provide current and useful information…

System Membership

System Membership welcomes water and wastewater utilities into the Rural Water community with discounted operator training & conference, free equipment use, and onsite technical assistance.

Keystone Tap Magazine Advertising

Advertise with PRWA to reach over 2,000 readers through The Keystone Tap quarterly magazine and over 1,300 PRWA members through the Membership Mail Out once a year.  You will be pleasantly surprised by the reasonable rates offered only to Associate Members.

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Funding for Systems

Grants.gov The Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for federal grant-making agencies. USDA Rural Development The United States Department of Agriculture designates significant funding for rural community development and water resources. Funding is available not only for water and wastewater infrastructure but also for customers within your system in need…

Onsite Assistance Survey

Please tell us how we did. We strive to bring the very best technical assistance, equipment, and problem solving to communities in Pennsylvania. Please help us improve by filling out the survey below, or to contact our staff, call (800) 653-7792, fax (814) 353-9341, or mail PRWA, 138 West Bishop St, Bellefonte, PA 16823.

Conference Survey and $100 Amazon Gift Card

Thank you for attending PRWA Conference!  Your feedback is essential to help is serve you better.Please complete the survey below or contact us at (800) 653-7792. Also see the Training Survey.

Conference

“Overall, I find the conference informative, well run by all parties involved and a pleasure to attend.  Thank you all at PRWA for the outstanding services you provide and the excellent job on the Annual Conference.” Elizabethtown Area Water Authority Date: March 24-27, 2025 Location: Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel215 Innovation BoulevardState College, PA…

Conference Schedule

The 2024 annual conference schedule is available below as an example of our conference schedule! 2024 Annual Conference Program Call us at (800) 653-7792, request more information, or contact a dedicated team member below. Conference registration and cancellation policies. Stacey Walker Director of TrainingPennsylvania Rural Water AssociationOffice: (800) 653-7792 x 108Cell: (814) [email protected] Pattie-Jo Horner…

Conference Sponsorship

Get Noticed! Be a Sponsor of the PRWA Conference Exhibit Hall Sponsorship is an easy way to increase your company’s reach and advertising before, during, and after the conference. Your sponsorship also helps PRWA provide this learning opportunity to industry staff across the state, at a reasonable rate. Exhibit Hall sponsors enjoy the following benefits:…

Conference Exhibitor Non-Booth / Full or Single Day

Vendors who wish to attend the conference can register as a non-booth exhibitor and promote their business without a booth. Non-Booth exhibitors are given first chance for any open booths for the following year. Non-Booth Exhibitors will be contacted in November about open booth space. Non-Booth Exhibitors are eligible for the following benefits: Network at…

Conference System Registration

Join PRWA and your water & wastewater utility colleagues at the largest conference in Pennsylvania for water & wastewater operators. We are looking forward to another great conference! Monday evening opening reception, live music, and bingo Three full days of training: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Up to 18 PA DEP water & wastewater contact hours possible!…

Backflow Cross Connection Control Administration

PRWA has partnered with National Water Specialties Company (NAWSC) to provide utilities, municipalities, and privately owned water distribution systems with the resources to support the enforcement of their cross-connection control (CCC) administration program. Why do you need a Cross Connection Control Administration Program? Become Compliant.Under the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act, the PA DEP requires…

Regulatory Advice

Erik Ross brings over 25 years of experience in state government and lobbying to Gmerek Government Relations. As a registered lobbyist, he specializes in state government relations with a focus on energy, environmental, and public utility issues in one of the most innovative regulatory environments in the country. His duties include lobbying members and staff…

Certification Resources

Looking for additional study resources? The links below are resources you can use to help you study along with our Pre-Certification courses or on your own. Many of the resources below are not owned or maintained by PRWA. PRWA Questions and Practice Exams DEP Resources Other Sources

Your Certificates

Certificates and Contact Hours can take up to 30 days to process and be available for viewing. If you do not have a Client ID issued by PADEP, please email our office at [email protected] will provide you with a PRWA ID number to view and print your training certificates.

Private Training

PRWA is aware that group trainings may not be the best fit for every system. For this reason, we developed a private training program. PRWA can provide all the resources we typically provide in training at your location and scheduled to meet a system’s needs. If a system requires a different topic, PRWA will make…

Golf Outing

Wednesday, 5:30 PM
Meet & Greet with Dinner & Drinks
Drive, Chip & Putt Competition and Bocce Ball

Thursday, 7:30 am – 9:00 AM
Breakfast & Registration
9:00 AM Shotgun Start with Scramble Format

Apps and Links

Join us on social media Get the Rural Water Apps Agency connections below and additional links. United States Department of Agriculture, Pennsylvania Rural Development The Pennsylvania State Office, located in Harrisburg, PA, administers USDA Rural Development programs through nine Area Offices across the state. All offices are open to the public Monday through Friday from…

PRWA Board

Ralph StewartPRWA President / District 4Bellefonte Borough236 West Lamb StreetBellefonte, PA 16823 Dennis BeckPRWA Vice President / At-LargeCentral Mainline Sewer Authority96 Jones Street PO Box 35Lilly, PA 15938 Nick McCarronPRWA Secretary / District 3Millersburg Area Authority101 West StreetMillersburg, PA 17061 Roger HadsallPRWA Treasurer / District 2Tunkhannock Borough Municipal Authority201 West Tioga StreetTunkhannock, PA 18657 Brian…

Salzmann Hughes, P.C. Free Legal Advice

PRWA has partnered with Scott Wyland of Salzmann Hughes to provide 45 minutes of free legal counsel to all PRWA system members annually. Scott and his law firm have a long relationship with PRWA and years of experience representing water and wastewater utilities in regulatory and commercial matters. Scott works to provide PRWA members with helpful…

NRWA Fleet Vehicle Program

The fleet vehicle program with PRWA through National Rural Water Association provides an opportunity to purchase new vehicles at contract fleet pricing without the hassle of traditional auto buying. Our program is very simple and easy to use. When you order your vehicle through Rural Water Fleet Central, your vehicle will be ordered direct from…

Benecon Health Insurance Cooperative

The Benecon Group specializes in developing innovative and effective employee benefits solutions. Our company goal is to help employers effectively control benefit plan expenditures and design programs that meet the strategic needs of the employer and the personal needs of the employees. With over 200,000 employees represented with a 98% retention rate, PRWA’s partnership with…

Solar Renewable Energy

Solar Renewable Energy is located in Mechanicsburg, PA.  We have financed, developed, and installed 300+ commercial solar energy systems, generating over 100 megawatts of total output annually. We deliver cost-effective solar energy solutions for commercial, municipalities, and not-for-profit entities with an emphasis on effective ownership structures, long-term energy savings, financial returns, and minimal or no…

APPI Energy Procurement and Consultation

APPI Energy, now operating under the Environ Energy name, has been delighted to support PRWA members since 2018. Throughout this period, their organization has gained a deep understanding of the distinct energy challenges facing our members, along with identifying energy solutions that most effectively align with the industry. With the transition to Environ Energy comes…

eNetpay Online Payment Processing

No Charge to Systems!eNETPAY® provides Pennsylvania water and wastewater systems with the ability to accept credit cards and electronic checks for the collection of water and sewer payments! eNETPAY® is a software services solution that provides secure payment processing of credit cards and electronic checks. Now you can accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, and…

PNC Banking

PNC Bank is the official banking partner of PRWA because of its comprehensive services and capacity to serve more than 37,000 employers’ financial needs. With services ranging from payroll, retirement investing, and employee personal banking, PNC is an all-inclusive banking solution. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) is one of the largest diversified…

In Loving Memory of George W. Crum, 10/1/1949 – 11/30/2023

We are deeply saddened to share the news that current PRWA Board Member, George Crum, has suddenly passed away. George has been a board member since 2005. Please keep his wife, Lorraine, and their family in your thoughts and prayers. George Warren Crum of Leland, NC passed away on Thursday November 30, after a short…

Energy and Sustainability Onsite Assistance

The Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance Program is designed to promote energy-efficient practices in small water and wastewater systems. Funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utilities Service, the program offers free energy assessments, recommends energy-efficient practices and technologies, and provides support in achieving recommendations. Technical support includes assisting with presentations to…

Sewer Line Camera Inspection

The PRWA Wastewater Program provides premium sewer line camera inspection. The PRWA sewer camera van includes a state-of-the-art Environsight Rovver X Basic Truck System and all the tools needed to inspect your sewer line and provide recorded video of the inspection with all trouble spots noted and marked for distance. Manholes to be camera inspected…

GIS Mapping

“PRWA is very precise with locations and water map accuracy. We are able to access water system details and O&M records thanks to PRWA’s work with our GIS. Shrewsbury Borough is more efficient with the PRWA GIS project and maps.” Brian Sweitzer – Shrewsbury Borough The GIS System Mapping Program with PRWA provides full-service distribution,…

Diamond Maps

“Your mapping system is awesome. Exactly what water and sewer companies need.” Millersburg Area Authority What Is Diamond Maps? Diamond Maps is a GIS/Mapping software application you use on your phone, tablet, or PC to map your system, record a lead service line inventory, track maintenance, and document your system.  Diamond Maps is a cloud…

Stormwater System Onsite Assistance

What is Stormwater?Stormwater is any water that originates from precipitation or snowmelt. In areas where the landscape has been changed by development, this water may not be able to flow or infiltrate as it once did. Instead, it runs off into nearby surface waters, collecting pollutants on its way or pools on the surface. While…

Source Water Protection Onsite Assistance

The Source Water Protection team assists Community Water Systems by developing and implementing the strategies outlined within source water protection plans. Our team is prepared to assist you regardless of where you are in a Source Water Protection Planning process. We will work with any system interested in protecting its water sources to develop or…

Wastewater System Onsite Assistance

The PRWA Wastewater Program provides onsite technical assistance and training for wastewater system operators and managers. PRWA Wastewater technicians provide hands-on training and guidance to system personnel to assist them with current wastewater treatment plant and collection system problems as well as how to troubleshoot future problems. We also work closely with USDA Rural Development,…

Water System Onsite Assistance

The PRWA Water Program provides onsite technical assistance and training for drinking water system operators and managers. PRWA Water technicians provide hands-on training alongside system personnel with guidance to troubleshoot water treatment plant and distribution system problems in the future. We also work closely with USDA Rural Development, PA DEP, and EPA regulators in order…

Resources

PRWA Resources Water and wastewater systems use tools each day to effectively operate their system. PRWA is here to help with tools and resources that you may find useful. The best news is that many of these are available for free and can be accessed with one of the buttons above. From downloadable templates for…

Services

PRWA Services No one can do it all. That’s why PRWA has partnered with other companies and agencies in PA and across the county to provide services that benefit water and wastewater systems. These partnerships let each system tap into cost-effective solutions tailored to the needs of a utility. Water and Wastewater utilities are different…

Onsite Assistance

“I just wanted to take a few minutes to thank you for your efforts. Throughout the years, PA Rural Water has been a tremendous resource for us here in Stewartstown. You have come down here countless times, sometimes within the hour, to help us. You have never questioned why… you simply show up!” Stewartstown Borough…

Certification

“PA Rural Water’s Certification program was instrumental in helping me pass the DEP Licensing Exams. The in-person instruction went above and beyond my expectations by breaking down the study material into bite size, manageable pieces. … I would highly recommend the 12 Week PA Rural Water Certification program if becoming a Licensed Operator is your mission!”…

Call for Courses

Do you have a great course or an idea for a course and want to partner with PRWA? Apply below or download the application! Instructions: Special Instructions for Annual Conference Course Proposals: Review Process: We seek qualified trainers and training material to add to our curriculum. Propose your course below or contact Joel Jordan for…

Training

PRWA Courses Pennsylvania Rural Water Association offers a wide range of courses for water and wastewater operators and other staff members. When you attend a PRWA class, you know that you will receive a quality education developed specifically for the needs of the water and wastewater industry. PRWA is an approved PA DEP Training Provider…

Membership

“Over the years, we have received so much help and guidance from the staff at PRWA…I enjoy the conference each year and training classes throughout the year. We have received help with camera sewer lines, smoke testing, leak detection, WWTP assistance, etc… the list goes on. I AM AND ALWAYS HAVE BEEN VERY SATISFIED WITH PRWA…

Subscription Membership

Subscription Membership enrolls an individual or company in all Pennsylvania Rural Water mailings about trainings and events in your area, as well as the quarterly Keystone Tap magazine.

Non-Community Membership

NTNC Membership joins Non-Transient Non-Community water systems into the Rural Water community with full and informational support membership options.

Stormwater Membership

Stormwater Membership prepares utilities for the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) regulations.  Membership can be stand alone or linked to existing system memberships.

Calendar

Pennsylvania Rural Water Association provides PaDEP approved certified operator training for water and wastewater professionals.

PRWA Staff

Joseph FalconeExecutive DirectorOffice: (800) 653-7792 x 102Cell: (814) [email protected] has been employed with PA Rural Water since 2002 and is currently our Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer. Joe is a graduate of Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Prior to joining PRWA, Joe was a credit…

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Thank you for attending PRWA training!  Your feedback is essential to help is serve you better.   Please complete the survey below or contact us at (800) 653-7792.

Request Onsite Technical Assistance

Email us below, contact our staff, call (800) 653-7792, fax (814) 353-9341, mail PRWA, 138 West Bishop St, Bellefonte, PA 16823, or change your contact info.Our mission is to serve you!

Request Certification Exam Study Assistance

Preparing for the Operators Exam? The demand for certified operators has increased. PRWA believes a properly trained operator will pass the required exams and set their future as a Certified Operator. Submit the form below and we will answer your questions as soon as possible. Our mission is to serve you!Email us below, contact our…

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Please complete the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.  For faster service, please contact us by phone at 866-328-PRWA(7792). Our mission is to serve you!  Learn more about PRWA Financing Programs.

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Vision StatementThe vision of the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association is to be the leader among utility associations providing services and benefits that exceed membership needs and expectations. Mission StatementThe mission of the Pennsylvania Rural Water Association is to work cooperatively within the industry to support not only its members but all the water and wastewater…

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