From Darren Greenwood, CWEA Past President

This is last time EPA will hold this asset management workshop and the only one on the West coast.

The Fundamentals of Asset Management
A “Hands-On” Approach

October 5-6, 2011
Training Center: Public Utility District No. 1 of Skagit County
1415 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon WA 98273-1436
Sponsored by: Northwest Washington Subsection and the PNWS Distribution Committee.
Reg. Deadline: Sept. 30 [Read more]

From George Patrick…

When: Sunday, October 16, 2011
Time: 8:30 am to Noon
Location: Bikes and Hikes
8743 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Cost: $75 for riders with bike & helmet
$100 for riders renting a bike & helmet

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Capybara, a 100-lb Rodent

CWEA Member Nick Kamp, wastewater operator for Paso Robles Wastewater Treatment Plant, spotted the capybara, which has now received national media attention.

By Analisa Harangozo
San Leandro Patch

Saturday, Aug. 7, marked the 100th anniversary of Oro Loma Sanitary District, making it one of the oldest such districts in California.

The district serves the communities of San Lorenzo, Ashland, Cherryland and Fairview, plus portions of San Leandro, Hayward and Castro Valley. [Read more]

CWEA President Jody Allen

From Jody Allen, 2011-2012 CWEA President and Executive Committee Chair

I am pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the 2012 CWEA Board of Directors positions. Your local section and committee officers will have received the Executive Committee’s request for nominations for CWEA Directors and Officers by the time you receive this notice.  However, to broaden the notification, this request is going out to the CWEA membership. Below is a summary of the nomination process – and how you can become involved in selecting your leaders.  [Read more]