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 Export to Your Calendar 6/27/2018 to 6/28/2018
When: June 27-28, 2018
Where: Hotel Roanoke
110 Shenandoah Ave NW
Roanoke, Virginia  24016
United States
Contact: Jeff McBride

Online registration is available until: 6/27/2018
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Join us for our 7th annual conference.  This year’s educational proceedings will once again include a full-day Safety Seminar held in collaboration with the VA AWWA/VWEA Safety & Security Committee on June 27th.  The following day offers a full-day of concurrent, technical sessions on June 28th, including an opportunity to obtain required Utility Management credits for level I and II wastewater operators.  Please click the register button a the top of the page to register as an exhibitor, attendee, judge, speaker or Ops Challenge team.  Please note, you don't need to login to the website to register as a member. Select member pricing and continue through registration.

The conference will also showcase the VWEA 2018 Operations Challenge, qualifying Virginia teams for national participation at this year's WEFTEC. Teams will begin staging for the competition on June 26th.  The Operations Challenge Competition will be held on June 27th followed by an awards ceremony and social event.  The VWEA Operations Challenge Competition recognizes excellence and professionalism in wastewater treatment, operations, maintenance, laboratory, safety, and collection systems personnel.  Virginia has a history of successful Operation Challenge teams and this year’s competition will include the 2016 National Champion team, Blue Ridge Brawlers, as well as national level judges.   

Teams will consist of four members plus one coach competing in 5 events: operations process control, laboratory, safety, the NEW pump maintenance and collections systems. 

HOTEL:   The 2018 conference will be held at the historic downtown Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Virginia's Blue Ridge.  We have a room block rate at the Hotel Roanoke for $119/plus tax.  Book your stay here to get the discounted pricing. In order to receive room block pricing, reservations must be made by Friday, May 25, 2018.

PARKING: The following is The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center’s current parking fee structure:
Overnight Hotel Guest:  Self-Parking: $10.00 or Valet Parking: $16.00
Daily Parking: Self-Parking: $1.00 - $8.00

Type of Registration

Before May 31, 2018

After May 31, 2018





Single-Day Conference – Safety Seminar





Single-Day Conference – Educational Sessions





Judge/Speaker/Guest Pass, One-Day






Operations Challenge Team – Competition Only


 OperationsChallengeTeam–Full Confererence $500

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**Member pricing is available to VWEA and AWWA Members**

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