• During the pre-conference tour at the Annual Conference these individuals posed for a picture in front of Marston Hall on the ISU campus.  Marston was the site of the first wastewater operator training in the nation in 1915.


  • Ames, IA Water Pollution Control Plant

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Our Mission

The Iowa Water Environment Association, founded in 1927, exists today as an organization of professionals committed to the education and advancement of water quality and water pollution control techniques. The 600 plus members consist of educators, operators, engineers, regulators, municipal officials, manufacturers and equipment suppliers, contractors, and students.




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Collection Systems

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The 2015 Shrimp Bingo fundraiser is fast approaching!

Joe Krebs, an operator at the Ames WPC Plant, was recognized at WEFTEC14 for an innovative solution to a problem at the facility.

IAWEA Plant History Poster Contest


It is time to renew your IAWEA Voluntary Collection System certification for 2015/17.  The cost is $20 if you renew by June 30, 2015.  From July 1 - July 31, 2015 the renewal fee is $30.  After...

2015 Iowa Only membership in IAWEA is now available.  Membership includes a subscription to the IAWEA Reporter, the quarterly newsletter with local region news and timely articles on many...


Biosolids Committee Meeting

Jul 21 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

4th Annual Shrimp & Bingo

Aug 22 2015 - 5:30pm

IAWEA Board Meeting

Sep 11 2015 - 10:00am

Collections Committee Meeting

Sep 17 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm