April 2022 E-Newsletter
Issue #141
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Get the Conference Smart Phone App
Don't forget to download the Section Conference Smart Phone App in advance of the conference.

The app will show you the conference schedule, the speaker bios, vendor trade show participants and their product information and you can personalize your conference schedule so you don't miss a thing!

Plus since we won't have a printed program it's the only way to know what's going on for three days!
Donate to the Conference Silent Auction
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The Silent Auction is back for the 2022 annual Section Conference which benefits the PNWS philanthropic efforts - Water For People, The Water Equation and the Education and Training Fund.

Donations of all sorts will be accepted including handmade one of a kind objects.

This year the auction runs all day Thursday and closes at 3pm on Friday. Items purchased can be picked up when the conference concludes at 5pm.

Hit the link below to donate your item.
SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP DEAL - One year free membership for any non-member ACE attendee who registers for a full conference registration. To register click the photo above.
WE Walk For Water!
Join Your fellow PNWS-AWWA Members
WE Walk 2022 will raise funds for the Water Equation's water and wastewater operator education, young professional leadership programs and youth STEAM education programs.

Help us by walking, running, hiking cycling, kayaking or giving (at the link below).

Our team name is PNWS-AWWA Walks For Water and the goal is to raise $10,000 benefitting WE Walk. Let's go PNWS!
Walla Walla For Water 2022
Benefitting PNWS and AWWA Charities
Register now to attend Walla Walla for Water 2022, on May 21 at Brook and Bull Cellars. Come taste award-winning wines and network with fellow water industry professionals on Brook and Bull's outdoor patio, all while supporting PNWS's philanthropic efforts of Water For People, the Education and Training Fund and the Water Equation.

Tickets are $40 per person and include two glasses of wine and appetizers.

Sponsor opportunities do exist and underwrite the event thereby allowing all proceeds raised to directly benefit our philanthropies mentioned above.

A block of hotel rooms have been reserved at the Walla Walla Courtyard Marriott. The room block closes on April 21 so don't delay making your hotel reservations.
Lower Columbia Subsection Beer For Water 2022
Heathen Brewing - Feral Public House
Join the Lower Columbia Subsection for their annual Beer for Water event at the Heathen Brewing Feral Public House in Vancouver on Friday, June 3.

Your registration includes two drink tickets and delicious food. There will be some exciting raffle prices, a great atmosphere and a chance to come together in support of Water For People.
Virtual Mentorship Meet-Up
And Connect with Section Conference First Time Attendees
Interested in learning about the PNWS Mentorship Program? Attending the Section Conference for the first time and want to connect ahead of time? Or just want to hang out with fellow AWWA members across the section for a fun informal social mixer? Join us Wednesday, April 13 from 5 - 6:15pm.

The program will start with a quick information session on the PNWS Mentorship Program followed by a group icebreaker, then we will break out into smaller groups for networking.
Golf Season is Almost Here
First Tournaments of the Season Are Scheduled
Job Postings
  • Field Operations Equipment Mechanic
  • Water Distribution Operator
  • Utilities Compliance Specialist
  • Development Engineering Construction Inspector
  • Water Resources Manager
  • Water Operations Assistant Manager
  • Legal Counsel
  • Senior Water Distribution Operator - Flow Control and Reservoirs
  • General Manager
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Electrical and Control Systems Manager
  • Public Works Director
  • Meter Reader I
  • General Manager
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Maintenance Worker
  • Water Utility Worker
  • Water Works Mechanic
  • Water Worker
  • Electrician
  • Project Engineer
  • Public Works Director
  • Superintendent - Wastewater Collections
  • Permit Specialist
  • IT Business Administrator
  • Finance Manager
  • Public Works Director
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator
  • Business Analyst
  • Utilities Engineering Manager
  • Summer/Fall Jobs in Water Treatment and Distribution
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Water Efficiency Technician
  • Field Technician
  • District Manager
  • Engineering Technician
  • Water Treatment Plant Operator II or III
  • Field Service Representative
  • Water/Sewer Field Technician
  • Maintenance Utility Worker I
That's it for this month! Please send your news or information for inclusion in the June edition to the Section office.

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Kyle Kihs
Executive Director