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Dec 14-Thomasville
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Dec 14-Oxford
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Jan 18-Livingston
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ARWA Annual Technical Training Conference

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2017 ARWA 39th Annual Technical Training Conference


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Attendee Information

2017 ARWA 39th Annual
Technical Training Conference
Attendee Registration


If you want to join us, but didn't get registered, it's not too late! Registration will be available on-site. See you there!
March 12-15, 2017
Mobile Convention Center


Attendee Conference Package (PDF)
Attendee Registration Form (PDF) 

Golf Player Registration Form (PDF)
(for sending names and handicaps)

The PDF registration forms can be completed in your browser. You can save a copy and email, fax, or mail it to our offices. Registration is not final until we receive your payment.
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     Alabama Rural Water Association
     2576 Bell Road
     Montgomery AL 36117
     Phone: (334) 396-5511
     Fax: (334) 396-7090


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The Alabama Rural Water Association's 39th Annual Conference will be held March 12-15, 2017 at the Mobile Convention Center.

Over 1,600 water, wastewater and related industry individuals were in attendance at the 2016 Conference. We sincerely hope you will be able to join us March 12-15, 2017, as your participation is a vital part of our meeting.  



Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center
1 South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
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Exhibit Hall

The Exhibit Hall will officially open to attendees at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017. Over 150 companies will display their products and provide the latest in technology and equipment for your water or wastewater system’s operation.

PAC Raffle (Benefits the ARWA Political Action Committee Activities)

Your participation in selecting an item valued at $25 or more would be appreciated. Prizes may be donated by local merchants in your area or purchased by non-public funds and contributed to ARWA. Utility Public Funds checks may not be accepted. Please submit a brief description of the item and it’s value by February 24, 2017. You may purchase your raffle tickets in advance or on-site at the Exhibit Hall Products and
Services booth for your convenience. The PAC Raffle Giveaway will be held Monday, March 13th from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall. Following the PAC Raffle Giveaway will be “A Taste of Southern Hospitality” Buffet.

Door Prizes

Door prizes will be awarded at regular intervals throughout the Conference schedule. Register to win at participating Exhibitor Booths and by ARWA Door Prize drawing boxes.

Golf Tournament

ARWA will host the 20th Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Mobile. Compete for cash and prizes. Games begin at 10:00 a.m. You may participate by completing the Conference Registration Form included. Proceeds will benefit the John A. Garrett Scholarship Fund.

Awards Program

ARWA will recognize deserving individuals at the 26th Annual Awards Luncheon on March 15, 2017. Winners of the Water Operator of the Year, Office Worker of the Year, Wastewater Operator of the Year, Board Member/Director of the Year and the John A. Garrett Outstanding Service Award will be named. Water Utility and Wastewater Utility Vision Awards will be presented. Also, special recognition awards will be made on Wednesday.

Water Taste Test

A Water Taste Test will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. during the Rural Water Country Luncheon. See the details inside this package and register to participate.


Continuing Education Hour Training will be provided Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the Conference for State of Alabama Certified Water and Wastewater Operators, Board Members, Clerks, General Managers and others interested in Water and Wastewater. Meet your Continuing Education Hour credits by attending these sessions.

Specialized Training

Management Employees, Board Members and Office Employees will find the Management and Office Personnel Training Track of interest. Valuable information will be provided to assist in the successful day to day operation of water and wastewater utilities. Continuing Education Hours upon ADEM approval.

Spouse Program

March 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Lodging Accommodations

Room blocks are reserved at each location printed on the Conference Lodging page. Special rates will be honored if you mention you are with the ARWA group.


All attendee pre registrations must be received by the ARWA on or before Friday, February 24, 2017. Refund requests for cancellations must be in writing and will not be honored after this date. All cancellations will be assessed a $100 processing fee per company or utility.

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