OperComp 2016
Apr
24
8:00 am08:00

OperComp 2016

This is the most awaited competition of the year! Operator teams compete in various ways, through written tests and hands-on drills, for the prize of the best operators of Puerto Rico. Like nothing you have seen before!

AWWA 2016 Sustainable Water Management
Mar
7
Mar 10

AWWA 2016 Sustainable Water Management

  • Providence Biltmore

Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.

For details, you can check the event's registration website.

IWA Water Loss 2016
Jan
31
Feb 3

IWA Water Loss 2016

  • The Lalit Ashok Bangalore

Water Loss 2016 is a critical meeting of water professionals, regulators and policy makers to address the challenges and solutions to help business and water utilities tackle water loss. For details, you can check the event information website.

Best Sampling Practices for Drinking and Wastewater Systems
Dec
4
8:30 am08:30

Best Sampling Practices for Drinking and Wastewater Systems

  • Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de PR

Correct sampling procedures are critical to public health, safety and for regulatory compliance monitoring. Hach Company and EQLab, pioneers in water quality monitoring and  laboratory testing, are joining efforts to bring our audience the latest in best sampling practices.

This seminar will provide practical guidance and elements on water and wastewater sampling for regulatory purposes, as well as new technology developments for increasing sampling automation and custody integrity. You can register downloading and sending the form below.

#givingtuesday for Water
Dec
1
9:00 am09:00

#givingtuesday for Water

The American Water Works Association has been vital to the water equation for more than 130 years. AWWA's 50,000 members in 43 North American sections continue to help ensure high-quality water and wastewater service around the world and to advance the knowledge of today's water professionals, foster the next generation of water experts and ensure that every water system in every community is strong and reliable.

Yet much remains to be done. And we need your help.

AWWA 2015 Water Quality Technology Conference
Nov
15
Nov 19

AWWA 2015 Water Quality Technology Conference

  • The Grand America Hotel

Water professionals from around the world come to AWWA’s Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition to benefit from the collective knowledge of industry leaders. Attend this important event to participate in an unparalleled technical program offering attendees opportunities to discover new facets of the water quality field. 

You can find more details on registration going to the event's page in AWWA's website.

NJ-NY-PR Joint Reception
Jun
7
6:00 pm18:00

NJ-NY-PR Joint Reception

  • The Catch

We remind all of our members attending ACE15 that PRW&EA will host, along AWWA sections of New York and New Jersey, their annual Joint Section Reception, to be held at the restaurant The Catch. Please confirm your attendance with Roberto Maldonado, you may contact him at rmaldonado@integrated-corp.com. Hope to see you there!

PRW&EA Annual Meeting 2015
May
19
6:00 pm18:00

PRW&EA Annual Meeting 2015

  • Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

The Board of Directors of PRW&EA convenes its membership to its 68th Annual Meeting, to be held at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino on Tuesday, 19 May 2015.

Participation will be limited to all active members as of 01 May 2015, according to Article 8, Section 5 of our bylaws. Please make sure your membership is in good standing and your name is included in the provided member list.

We have provided links to important documents you should revise for the Annual Meeting.



Puerto Rico Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Apr
22
8:00 am08:00

Puerto Rico Stockholm Junior Water Prize

These young scientists have conducted water-related projects of proven environmental, scientific, social or technological significance and  range from local or regional to national or global topics.

Visit to the old aqueduct of Piedras river
Apr
10
7:00 am07:00

Visit to the old aqueduct of Piedras river

  • Rio Piedras Antique Aqueduct Site

As part of the Puerto Rico event exclusive for participants, these will perform a guided tour and water tests to the old aqueduct of the Piedras river in San Juan. This will be a joint effort with organization Para la Naturaleza, a non profit part of the Fideicomiso de Conservación de Puerto Rico (Conservation Trust).

Paleros (5S) Induction Ceremony
Apr
9
6:00 pm18:00

Paleros (5S) Induction Ceremony

  • El Zipperle

The Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovelers (5S) was created to recognize those Member Association (MA) members whose "outstanding, meritorious service" has been "above and beyond the call of duty" in the wastewater field.

World Water Monitoring Day 2015
Mar
21
9:00 am09:00

World Water Monitoring Day 2015

  • Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico, the San Juan Bay Estuary Program coordinates the event with other government agencies, companies and non-profits like PRW&EA, working to help thousands of people connect to and monitor their local water bodies through a series of simple, hands-on tests.

Membership talk at UPR Cayey
Jan
31
9:00 am09:00

Membership talk at UPR Cayey

  • Universidad de Puerto Rico Cayey

PRW&EA will host a short talk about what the organization is and what it represents for the professionals in the fields of water treatment and environmental sciences.

Jan
30
9:00 am09:00

Technical visit to AAA's regional WWTP in Mayagüez

  • Mayagüez WWTP, AAA

Students from our chapter in Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico will visit Autoridad de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AAA) regional wastewater treatment plant in Mayagüez and the compost facilities AAA operates nearby.

Puerto Rico Water Taste Survey
Jan
21
9:00 am09:00

Puerto Rico Water Taste Survey

  • Puerto Rico Water Taste Survey

Which tastes better? Tap, bottled? Students from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez (UPRM) will be the judges of the biggest water tasting survey, comparing various sources and brands of bottled and tap water. We are searching for volunteers! You can go to our Contact Us page and tell us how you can help us with this huge event.

AC&TE15 Booth Sale
Jan
15
6:00 pm18:00

AC&TE15 Booth Sale

  • Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

PRW&EA will host its traditional Convention booth sale with new features this year: it will be held during the month of January and exactly in the same place where the Convention will occur. We remind all of our members and potential booth clients, be the first to separate a space in the water convention of Puerto Rico!

PRW&EA Office Inauguration!
Dec
30
4:00 pm16:00

PRW&EA Office Inauguration!

  • PRW&EA

For more than sixty years, PRW&EA has served the water industry without an established office or headquarters. We have finally achieved this goal and we are extremely excited to share it with our members. That is why we are inviting our members to our Office Inauguration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, just before we end this 2014 and start a new 2015 full of great goals! Let us share this important moment in our organization's history.

Oct
23
8:00 am08:00

Pathogen Control by Design

PRW&EA in coordination with Viega and Tim Keane of Legionella Risk Management are offering a training course on how to maintain water quality and minimize microbial growth in commercial plumbing systems. Do not miss this opportunity to learn about water-borne pathogens and how to protect against them.

The training will concentrate on three main parts:

Case studies of Legionnaire's disease outbreaks

Legionella guidelines and standards from a liability perspective.

Design factors that impact pathogen control.