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SAVE THE DATE for the 2014 WWOAP Conference, August 4,5,6 in State College

CLICK HERE for information about WWOAP Events and Training Opportunities

2012 Overview of Chapter 109

Chapter 109 Overview Session: This file contains the information presented during the on hour Chapter 109 overview session at the 2012 WWOAP Conference. Topics include: subchapters within Chapter 109, one hour reporting violations or situations, Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule sampling date and location ID tips, and a Central Office DEP contact list.

Click Here for the Chapter 109 Overview Session file.

Outline of Chapter 109 by Subchapters

Outline of Subchapters within Chapter 109 and links to additional resources: This file contains a description of each subchapter within Chapter 109 and hyperlinks to additional resources.

Click Here for the outline of Subchapters within Chapter 109.


WWOAP will be offering two exam sessions in 2014:

May 22nd at the Albright College Schumo Center, Reading, PA. Click Here for exam details.

November 19th at the York Water Company's Employee Center, York, PA. Click Here for exam details. Click Here for directions to the exam.

Operator Certification Program at a Glance.

Click Here for more information for operators taking the exam.


The Lehigh County Authority currently has an opening for a Water and Wastewater Operations Supervisor. Click for the Summary Job Description.

The York Water Company currently has an opening for a Class A Certified Filter Plant Operator. Click for the Summary Job Description.

Veteran Hiring Opportunities Click Here for Veteran Hiring Opportunities

Every year, the WWOAP awards a scholarship to a student pursuing a career in the waterworks industry. CLICK HERE for more information about the scholarship award.

Operator Certification Regulations have been updated.Click Here for Summary prepared by PA DEP

A Brief Presentation (recently updated) on finding selected topics on DEP's Drinking Water Website has been created.Click Here for Presentation prepared by PA DEP

WWOAP supports the efforts of PaWARN CLICK HERE to go to the PaWARN website.

Keynote Speaker Jeff Piccola Educational Exhibits Hands-on Workshops Networking Opportunities


You may be eligible for up to $1,500 in reimbursement for training expenses. Click here for more info...

Job Opportunities:

Want to place a job advertisement on the website? Find out how by calling the WWOAP editor at (610) 398-2503.

Veterans - Look Here!

The Partnership is looking for more staff!!! Partnership for Safe Water Program Representative Wanted in Western Pennsylvania:

The Pennsylvania Section of the American Water Works Association (PA-AWWA) is seeking a representative for the Partnership for Safe Water program (PfSW). The PfSW focuses on optimizing the operation of water filtration plants and is supported by both the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Section. The representative will visit surface water filtration plants in the western portions of the Commonwealth. The representative's primary objective will be to provide technical assistance and training (e.g. report writing and computer software) to systems working through the Partnership's Phase III Self-Assessment process. A secondary objective would be to educate the owners/operators of the benefits of membership in the Partnership, with a goal of enrolling additional filter plants in the program. This is a compensated and part-time position. If you have a strong background in optimizing surface water treatment plant operations, are knowledgeable and supportive of the PfSW, are proficient with Word, Excel, and the internet, have good people skills and a desire to see the Partnership Program flourish, please contact Nancy Dinger at 717-774-8870 or nancydinger@paawwa.org

Tell me more about WWOAP...

Download a membership application in .pdf format by clicking here, or for more information on WWOAP membership advantages, contact Kent Croman.