American Water Works Association (AWWA)

CA-NV AWWA Launches New Training Center, Educates Water Professionals


RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA -- After many months of hard work and negotiation, the California-Nevada Section of the American Water Works Association (CA-NV AWWA) is pleased to announce the opening of its new educational center in West Sacramento. Located directly off the I-80 freeway, this new facility will provide drinking water professionals additional opportunities for CA-NV AWWA education and training that had been less available in the region until now.

“This is another big step for the California-Nevada Section on our path to provide more of the highest quality water knowledge that is the hallmark of AWWA. With this new center, we can schedule classes more often and on more topics than ever before,” said Dr. Timothy Worley, Executive Director of CA-NV AWWA.

Classes officially start on Friday, June 21, 2013, with the Backflow Refresher Workshop that will utilize an indoor backflow laboratory. This highly anticipated workshop will be a memorable event bringing to fruition the vision of a West Sacramento center where all water industry professionals in the region can take advantage of the current, relevant, and innovative education and certification programs CA-NV AWWA offers.

CA-NV AWWA, has released an impressive schedule of classes for the year. Registration is open for the upcoming Backflow Refreshers, Backflow Courses, Water Distribution (D2-D5) Reviews, Water Treatment (T1-T4) Reviews and Water Quality & Regulations Workshops. A complete list of classes is posted on the Education schedule at the CA-NV AWWA website.

A ribbon cutting and open house for the West Sacramento Training Center is planned for July 18, 2013 at 4:00pm. at 3920 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 100. The public is invited to attend the celebration.

About CA-NV AWWA’s Water College:

The Water College specializes in water curriculum and instruction. Its focus is to make water education accessible to everyone in the drinking water profession; the Water College offers classes throughout the year at a variety of sites throughout California and Nevada. The Water College offers 40-44 hour courses, (which are equivalent to 3.6 - 4.0 CEU's) to meet the growing demand for water education. Since 2001, CA-NV AWWA has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET),

About California - Nevada Section of American Water Works Association (AWWA):

The California - Nevada Section of American Water Works Association (AWWA) is a non-profit association, whose mission is to support the drinking water professionals who provide safe and reliable water to millions of people throughout California and Nevada. Since 1920, California - Nevada AWWA members and volunteers have impacted the industry with their commitment and dedication to leading, educating, and serving the drinking water community to ensure public health and to provide safe and sufficient water for all. For more information on California – Nevada Section of AWWA or to become a member, call 909-481-7200 or visit

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