Public Announcements


WEF Operator Scholarship

WEF is now accepting application for an Operator Scholarship.

The purpose is to provide funding for individuals who are seeking water sector operator education, training, or certification to enter the industry or to advance their knowledge, skills, abilities or license.

Application Requirements and Criteria:

i. Individuals seeking an entry-level operator’s license
ii. An entry or experienced operator seeking professional development in the following areas:

  • Municipal and industrial treatment
  • Reuse
  • Collection and distribution
  • Stormwater

iii. Completed online application including a brief essay on your experience and career goals.

Scholarship to Support:

  • Education
  • Training

Scholarship Amount:

Up to $5,000 dollars

*The scholarship will reimburse expenses up to the award value. Awardees must submit cost documentation to recieve funds

Questions? Contact:
Kelsey Hurst at [email protected]


Visit WEF's website for the application.


Partly Funded by WEF, This New Documentary Explores Innovations That Could Solve the World's Water Crisis

Partly funted by WEF, Brave Blue World explores the technologies and innovations that have the potential to solve the world’s water crisis. The film highlights scientific and technological advancements that have been taking place to ensure the world’s population has access to clean water and safe sanitation services and the environment is protected.

Narrated by actor Liam Neeson, Brave Blue World features scientists, engineers and activists from around the world, including actor Matt Damon, co-founder of global non-profit, and actor and musician Jaden Smith, co-founder of non-profit 501CThree.

The film is available to view on Netflix. Learn more at .



Available Online Training

To help operators know about available online trainings, WEAU will periodically post and send out emails about available trainings. To receive CEUs you will be responsible for completing the required documents and sending them to DWQ as stated the Criteria for Wastewater Operator Training Course website

EPA Homeland Security Research Webinar Series

Next training August 27, 2020 10am to 11am 

Homeland Security Research Webinar - COVID-19 Long Lasting Disinfectants