June 2018                                                          Issue #96
ACE18 Section Meet and Greet
2018 Section Conference Wrap Up
Submit Your Abstract for Vancouver
ACE18 Competitions
C2C Wine For Water Event
Golf Season is Coming!
Training Opportunities
Certification App
Job Postings
Mark Your Calendars!

Section Conference  
Vancouver, WA
May 1-3, 2019
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SECTION MEET AND GREET AT ACE18 - Registration Closes June 7!

Registration is now open for ACE18 in Las Vegas, June 11-14. If you are planning on attending, and why wouldn't you since our very own Brenda Lennox will be presiding as President at this conference. You should plan on kicking your ACE experience off with your Pacific Northwest Section pals at the Mob Museum, Monday June 11 from 6:30 - 9:30.  Register to attend this great event at this world class museum!

Special thanks to our event sponsors RH2 Engineering, Murraysmith, HDR, CH2M/JacobsDN Tanks and West Yost Associates

2018 SECTION CONFERENCE - Final  Wrap Up

Some final housekeeping information on the Tacoma Conference. 
Post Conference Survey:  All conference attendees were sent a link to a survey.     Please take a moment to complete this quick survey.  Your responses will help us as we plan for next years

Conference Photos:  All conference photos have been uploaded to our Section Flickr page.  Look for the Flickr icon on the lower right hand corner of our website homepage. Feel free to  download photos and/or share with others. 

CEU Letters:  CEU letters will be emailed to conference 
attendees who requested them in the online registration by the first part of July. The email will come  from Action Registration and will be sent to the person who completed your registration if you did not register yourself. If you do not receive your letter please check your spam filter prior to emailing the  Section office. 

2019 VANCOUVER CONFERENCE - Call For Abstracts

Submit your abstract for the Vancouver Conference by July 31. Don't miss this opportunity to present on your area of expertise.  


We realize that unfortunately not everyone can attend ACE18 in Vegas this year. However, just because you aren't attending doesn't mean you can't stay up to date on all the competitions that your fellow Section champions are competing in.  We will be posting all the results on our PNWS Facebook page - join the group and keep up to date on how these folks do at ACE.  

Men's Tapping - Tacoma Water and Suez 
Women's Tapping - Tacoma Water
Meter Madness - Carlos Camacho from Tacoma Water
Hydrant Hysteria - Covington Water District and Suez
Top Ops - NW Washington Subsection - Skagit PUD
Best Tasting Water - Alderwood Water and Wastewater District
Fresh Ideas Poster Contest
 Erica Rodriguez
WINE FOR WATER - Cascade To Coast Subsection

The 10th Annual Cascade to Coast "Wine For Water" benefit for Water For People will be held July 26th at the beautiful Sweet Cheeks Winery located 15 minutes south of Eugene, OR. This fun event features a silent auction, live music, wine and craft beer tasting, a presentation, appetizers and a local food cart for additional food options. 

Register Now!
Golf Season Is Coming!

July 20 - South Sound Subsection Tournament at Oakbrook Golf Course

July 27 - Northwest Oregon Subsection Tournament at Gresham Golf Course

July 27 - Inland Empire Subsection Tournament at Indian Canyon

August 11 - Southern Oregon Subsection Golf Tournament at Stone Ridge
CEU's and More CEU's!

June 5-6 / Lynnwood, WA

June 19 / Vancouver, WA

June 19 / Free Webinar

June 19-21 / Clackamas, OR

June 20 / Pendleton, OR

June 21 / Salem, OR

July 20 / Bend, OR
Free Achieve & Maintain Compliance with the SDWA

June 27 / Free Webinar
How to Motivate Your Employees and Keep Your Customers Happy

July 18 / Seattle, WA
Asset Management

August 9 / Richland, WA

October 4 / Seattle, WA

October 4 / Friday Harbor, WA


  • Renewable Energy Technical Leader
  • Watershed and Water Quality Technician
  • Equipment Maintenance Technician
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Operations and Maintenance Manager
  • General Manager
  • Construction Engineer
  • Public Works Working Supervisor
  • Operations Superintendent
  • Water Business Analyst
  • Senior Dam Safety Engineer
  • Utility Worker I
  • Senior Engineer
  • Water Plant Operator I-IV
  • Instrumentation Technician
  • Working Foreman
  • Utility Worker Lead
  • Utilities Director (W/WW)
  • Construction Inspector I or II
See the Jobs Listing Page on our website  for more information or how to apply for any of the above listed jobs. 
That's it for this month! Please send your news or information for inclusion in the July edition to the  Section office.  

Kyle Kihs
Executive Director