Exclusive Member Benefit: Webinar Tracking Made Easy!
Would you like to receive a comprehensive list of upcoming webinars, workshops, and events delivered straight to your inbox? Sign up for CASA’s newest LISTSERV, Professional Development, a source to keep you informed of upcoming webinars, workshops, trainings, events, and general opportunities for professional development in all facets of the clean water industry including biosolids, communications, finance, human resources, regulatory, and more. Do you know a shining star in your agency that might benefit from continued growth and professional development opportunities? Be sure to share this resource with them! To get signed up for the newest CASA LISTSERV, please email Cheryl MacKelvie with your name, preferred email, and affiliated agency or association.


ICYMI: Diversity in California Water Panel Discussion from October 7th
Diversity in CA Water webinar picThe California water sector is rapidly hiring. How do we reflect California’s diversity at all levels of our workforce and foster a more inclusive environment with our co-workers? Watch the panel of water leaders discuss workforce development programs, new DEI efforts, what can hold back diversity efforts, and the champions we need to move these efforts forward. The webinar took place on October 7, 2021 as part of a series celebrating water professionals during California Water Professionals Appreciation Week. Watch Here.


AWWEE Lessons from Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Leaders
Join The Association of Women in Water, Energy and Environment (AWWEE) tomorrow, December 2 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for a webinar: Lessons from Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Leaders. Planned in response to feedback from AWWEE members, this panel of women leaders are deeply committed to creating more diverse, equitable, and inclusive corporate cultures. Join to hear about their experiences building effective DEI programs, the challenges they encountered in the process and how they approached them, and get advice for how you and your organization can take meaningful steps toward creating workplaces where all people feel welcome, included, and safe to be their true selves. Free for AWWEE members, $20 for non-members. Be sure to register today as there are limited spots available!


CWSP Advanced Wastewater Treatment Workshop
Join the Clean Water Summit Partners (CWSP) on December 6, for a free webinar focusing on opportunities and challenges for advanced wastewater treatment. This workshop is designed to provide a high-level overview of various advanced treatment options as well as costs and limitations, particularly in the context of finding the most effective means of addressing constituents of emerging concern (including PFAS), nutrients, energy consumption and emissions issues, and recycled water production and usage. This workshop is intended for state legislative officials and staff, state and regional water board members and staff, and environmental advocacy organizations. This event is free, but advance registration is required.


NACWA Clean Water Agency Management Strategies for Addressing PFAS
Join NACWA on December 7, from 10:00am – 11:30am for a webinar: Clean Water Agency Management Strategies to Evolving PFAS Regulatory Drivers in Wastewater Systems. This interactive discussion lead by AECOM will explore the unique challenges clean water utilities face when addressing PFAS in wastewater streams. Specific findings from a recent AECOM study across the United States on the presence and fate of PFAS within wastewater treatment systems will be presented and benchmarked against already published results from other statewide monitoring efforts in Michigan and California. The discussion will broaden to EPA’s PFAS Strategic Roadmap and the need for further research of PFAS compounds, restrictions on continued use of PFAS, and remediation efforts. Be sure to register today!


2022 CASA Winter Conference
CASA’s 2022 Winter Conference will be held in-person at the Hilton Palm Springs on January 19-21. We are bringing back all our favorite elements, including round-table discussions, live panels, stellar speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities. This year’s Winter Conference theme is “Partners in Excellence,” because we truly could not do what we do without all of you!

Be sure to register today!


Save the Date!
Be sure to save the date for CASA’s 2022 Washington DC Forum on February 28 – March 1 at the Hotel Washington! Stay tuned for more details in future editions of Connects.