State Conference Information

Caution:  KWWOA Operators at Work!


April 12 - 16, 2015

Crowne Plaza

Louisville, Kentucky

Who Should Attend:   This is a "must attend" event for individuals requiring up-to-date information for the operation of municipal and industrial drinking water and wastewater systems and labs.  The training provided will target drinking water and wastewater treatment, collection, and distribution system operators, lab analyst and engineers.  Hours earned and turned in at the end of the Conference will be provided to the appropriate regulatory authorities for certified operators and the KY Division of Water for lab analyst.

The 58th Annual Water & Wastewater Operators Conference program has been submitted to the Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana regulatory authorities for review.  Approval has been granted by the Kentucky DW and WW Certification Boards.  Review is still pending with the other two states.  Click on the link below to review the classes to be offered. Once the program is approved by the appropriate authorities, this will be noted on the website as well.

58th Annual Water & Wastewater Operators Conference - Program Draft

What Can the Conference Attendee Expect:

  • Access to over 70 technical sessions,
  • Ability to earn up to 18 hours of continuing education hours for license renewal purposes.  Approval will be solicited from the certifiying authorities in Kentucky, Ohio & Indiana.  The technical program will be uploaded to this page once submitted and approvals noted upon receipt,
  • Networking opportunities, and
  • Access to vendor information.
  • The Conference offers vendors an opportunity to network and promote their products and services in a variety of ways.  The central mechanism for doing this is by purchasing, at a very low price, an exhibit booth for the Exhibit Show to be held April 13 & 14.  In addition to the normal show hours and social events, training activities will also be conducted within the Exhibit Hall, which will provide vendors, who participate, with additional attendee access.   Safety product demonstrations/training will also be conducted on Wednesday. Additional information about these activities may be obtained by contacting Lisa Detherage, Member Services Director via email at or by calling 502-352-0510.


What Is The Attendee Registration Rate:

  • Rate thru Feb. 28, 2015 - Members -   $140    Nonmembers - $170
  • Rate after March 1, 2015 - Members - $190    Nonmembers - $220

Vendor Booth - All Booths for this Show have been Sold Out

Conference registration fees will not be refunded after March 12, 2015 for cancellations.

Conference Hotel & Reservations: 

The Conference is being held at the Crowne Plaza, located at 830 Phillips Lane, Louisville.  A limited number of rooms has been set aside at $125.00, through March 10, 2015.  Reservations may be made by calling 1-888-233-9527 or selecting the link below.   There is no fee for parking and the room rate includes high speed wireless, and complimentary access to the fitness room, indoor pool and business center. Check in for the hotel is 3:00 PM and check out is 11:00 AM.

 Crowne Plaza Room Reservation Link


Tentative Conference Agenda: 

Sunday, April 12, 2015

3:00 - 6:00 PM          Registration Open

 Monday, April 13, 2015

6:30 AM - 5:45 PM    Registration Open

7:00 - 8:30 AM           Breakfast, Opening Session, KWWOA Meeting & Awards Ceremony - Crowne "Exhibit Hall"

8:50 - 9:50 AM           Keynote/Tech. Session 1 - Crowne "Exhibit Hall"                                       

9:00 AM-12:00 PM    Vendor Set-up

9:50 AM-12:00 PM  Technical Sessions 2 & 3

12:00 - 1:30 PM         Lunch on Your Own

1:30 - 5:45 PM           Exhibit Hall Open - Crowne Ballroom

1:30 - 2:30 PM          Technical Session 4

2:30 - 3:30 PM         Ice Cream Social - Crowne Ballroom

3:30 - 5:35 PM         Technical Sessions 5 & 6

8:00 PM                     Casino Night - Crowne "Exhibit Hall"

 Tuesday, April 14, 2015    

7:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Registration Open

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Exhibit Hall Open - Crowne Ballroom

8:00 AM - 12:15 PM    Technical Sessions 1 - 4

12:15 - 2:00 PM         Lunch - Exhibit Hall - Crowne Ballroom

2:00 - 4:05 PM           Technical Sessions 5 & 6

 Wednesday, April 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Registration Open

8:00 - 9:00 AM           Coffee Available - Across from the Registration Desk

8:30 - 11:40 AM         Technical Sessions 1 - 3

11:40 - 1:00 PM         Lunch On Your Own

1:00 - 4:10 PM           Technical Sessions 4 - 6

 Thursday, April 16, 2015

8:00 AM                     Certification Exams - Distribution & Wastewater Treatment

By clicking on the 2015 Registration links below, you may register online as an attendee or exhibitor for the 58th Annual Water & Wastewater Operators' Conference.  When registering online, you may register multiple people under one order and elect to pay with a check, credit or debit card or mail in a check.   If you prefer, you may download the printable version of the registration form below and mail it in with your payment to the address noted on the form.  One check may be submitted for multiple registrations.

If you want to attend the Distribution or Wastewater Treatment operator certification training and testing, register through the Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA).  Even though you register through DCA, you will be registered to attend KWWOA sponsored events during the Conference.

2015 Conference Registration

Printable Version - Attendee Registration Form


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