Kirkwood Conferences Focus on Iowa Water Quality

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (June 7, 2017)-Kirkwood Community College will host the Annual Water Conference on June 26 – 27, and the Annual Wastewater Conference on July 24 – 25, at the Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center. The conferences bring together industry leaders to focus on water quality and protection. Additionally, professionals can renew licenses at both.

Iowa Association of Water Agencies’ John North is the anticipated speaker during the June conference. He will present “Flint, Could it Happen Here in Iowa?”. The two-day conference also includes nine other breakout sessions covering topics from basic pump hydraulics to groundwater treatment.

Participants in the July wastewater conference will discuss GIS/GPS field data collection and lagoon algae and ammonia control among other topics.

Kirkwood has hosted these conferences for nearly 30 years, attracting professionals from all corners of Iowa. They provide a venue for water professionals to network and exchange information.

According to Kirkwood Program Developer Kim Fensterman, “Our conferences enable water and wastewater professionals to discuss safety issues and learn best practices for sustaining clean water in communities throughout Iowa.”

Water professionals are required by the state of Iowa to earn 1.0 hours of continuing education units to maintain their license. Professionals will receive 10 hours of credit for attending.

To register visit: www.kirkwood.edu/ce.

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What: The Annual Water Conference
When: June 26 – 27
Where: Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center, 101 50th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
Cost: $135

What: The Annual Wastewater Conference
When: July 24 – 25
Where: Kirkwood Continuing Education and Training Center, 101 50th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
Cost: $135

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