Clean Water Summit Partners SSS WDR Webinar
On January 11, 2023, the Clean Water Summit Partners will host a free Zoom webinar on the reissued statewide Sanitary Sewer System Waste Discharge Requirements Order that the State Water Resources Control Board adopted on December 6, 2022. The webinar will start at 9 AM and last for 3.5 hours. The new and modified requirements in the new Order become effective in June 2023. This event is designed specifically for collection system LROs, data submitters, managers, and operators to understand the streamlined process for existing enrollees to transfer current Order enrollment to the new Order, from April 4 through June 3, 2023, prior to the new Order becoming effective. The webinar will also cover priority actions to comply with modified spill reporting and updated Spill Emergency Response Plan requirements by June 2023, and clarifications for updating Sewer System Management Plans in 2025 and 2026, based on the current Plan update schedules in the existing Order.



CASA and CWEA Wastewater Surveillance Webinar
Join CASA & CWEA for a free national webinar on Wednesday, January 11, to learn of advances, uses, and increasing value for wastewater-based surveillance of SARS-CoV-2, its variants, and emerging pathogens. Learn from national public health officials, academia, and national and local representatives of the wastewater sector. Hear speakers from the CDC, Stanford, the Water Environment Federation and the LA County Sanitation Districts. Register for free online.


BB&K’s Clean Water, Complicated Laws Webinar Series
Beginning next Thursday, January 12, join BB&K’s leading water quality attorneys for a webinar series as presenters provide practical guidance on water quality issues, laws and regulations. Once a month, they will explore the major concerns wastewater, stormwater, and recycled water managers face, and dive into the many complicated issues that arise regarding water quality. Click here to register for the series and gain access to the live sessions, as well as the on-demand recordings.

When: Every 2nd Thursday of the month in 2023
Time: 10-10:30 a.m.


Wastewater Surveillance Office Hours with CASA and CDPH
For those interested in wastewater-based surveillance for SARS-CoV-2, its variants, MPox and other pathogens, the California Department of Public Health holds monthly office hours to provide updates and answer questions. Interested persons from the public health sector and the wastewater sector are encouraged to attend. CASA’s Greg Kester joined them for their December session (slides available here). For any wastewater utilities that are interested in participating in the CDPH Wastewater Surveillance Program, please fill out this quick survey, and a member from the CDPH team will follow up with you. These resources, along with the meeting recording, will also be shared on CA Public Health Wastewater Forum. We encourage you to join the next Wastewater Office Hours on Wednesday, January 18 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PT.