The Northwest's largest conference and trade show for drinking water professionals.

Kennewick, WA
May 3-5, 2017


Mark Your Calendars for Our 2017 Conference, May 3-5 in Kennewick, Washington!

Don't miss the largest conference for water professionals in the Pacific Northwest! At the 2017 Pacific Northwest Section American Water Works Association Conference you can experience:
  • Three days of cutting edge technical sessions!
  • Over 100 vendors on the trade show floor!
  • Numerous networking opportunities!
  • Competitions pitting utility against utility where the winners go to nationals!
  • Student poster contests highlighting their scholastic achievements!
  • Golf!
  • PNWS Go! Scavenger Hunt via our Smart Phone App for ALL ATTENDEES with the winners receiving one of three family vacation packages to destinations within our Section!  
  • and much, much more!

Need Help Gaining Approval to attend next year's PNWS Conference in Tri-Cities?

Due to reduced budgets and increased expenditure scrutiny, the PNWS recognizes it is no easy task to secure approval for a training event. Here are several tips to guide you in your request for approval to attend next years PNWS Conference in Kennewick:

  • Your organization is investing in you; provide details about what you will bring back from the event.
  • What sessions will you attend and what immediate impact will they have on your work?
  • What vendors will you visit on the exhibit floor and how will this help your organization?
  • Which experts will you have access to and what knowledge would you bring back to share with your organization?
  • Share more than your experience with your colleagues; by joining AWWA you receive topical publications like Opflow and Water Matters, plus the monthly PNWS e-newsletter which informs you about training opportunities in your local area. All of which can be shared with your coworkers.
  • With the huge variety of focus areas, the PNWS Section Conference is a great way to earn CEU’s and PDH’s.

Still not enough incentive to attend the conference? Well guess what....we will even PAY YOU to attend the conference. Scholarships are available!

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