GMWEA Activities Heat Up for Summer

With the end of COVID-related restrictions, GMWEA is jumping into summer (and fall) programming with both feet!

Lunch & Learn trainings, Tues., July 27 and Tues. August 10: These accredited online sessions are designed for working professionals who want to learn and earn credits without leaving work. On July 27 (RESCHEDULED AND FREE!), 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Mike Bonomo of ADA Environmental will present “Transitioning from Visual Inspection to Fact-based Data (with Tech Eyes on the System),” providing 1 TCH W or WW. On August 10, Rod Lamothe and John Williams will present “WET Testing,” providing 1 TCH WW for attendees. Registration for the July 27 session is FREE (but you must register)! The August 10 session is only $15 for GMWEA members, $60 for non-members (includes membership for the rest of 2021). For more details and to register and pay online, go to .

George Dow Memorial Golf Tournament, Friday, Aug. 20: It’s back, live and in person — GMWEA’s infamous tournament at Cedar Knoll Country Club in Hinesburg. With 90+ water quality professionals competing, hole prizes, refreshments, and the $10,000 hole-in-one prize, it’s a not-to-be-missed opportunity to catch up with friends and colleagues for a whole day of outdoor fun! $110 per individual includes golf, cart, beverages, and lunch. Sign up your team today! For registration and sponsorship information, go to .

Fall Tradeshow, Thursday, October 28: GMWEA’s flagship event will take place at Burlington’s DoubleTree Hotel, featuring 90+ exhibitors, 400 attendees, guest speakers, six hours of accredited trainings, lunch, and more. Vermont’s largest and longest-running water quality conference will also feature a night-before welcome event, with refreshments, for exhibitors and presenters. If your firm missed having venues for visibility in 2020, this is your chance to catch up — sponsorship opportunities are available! For more information and registration details, go to .

But wait, there’s more! In early August, look for the summer edition of The GMWEA News, our quarterly newsletter, for more association news, profiles of industry personalities, and informative articles. Also coming this summer and fall: Basic Wastewater Management course, the eight-week class intended to prepare wastewater workers for their level 1 and 2 exams. Watch this blog and our website at for updates!