Winter 2021

HWEA will be the organization of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals
recognized for preserving and enhancing the water environment in the Pacific Island Region.

By Ed Kerwin, Executive Director, Orange Water and Sewer Authority and Stephanie Glasgow, Director of Human Resources and Safety, Orange Water and Sewer Authority 

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2020 issue of NC Currents

The board of directors and staff of the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in Carrboro/Chapel Hill, North Carolina committed to develop and implement an Employee Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Program. The vision for this initiative is for OWASA to be a “best in class” organization with respect to employee diversity and inclusion, much like our Team’s operational accomplishments in drinking water and wastewater management excellence.

By Heidi Bauer, CWP, P.E. and Yong Kim, Ph.D.
Reviewed by Ed Fritz, P.E. BCEE, James Hanson, P.E, David Oerke, P.E., BCEE

Reprinted with permission from the Fall 2020 issue of Digested News

The first thing an operator needs to know about polymer is it becomes a dangerous slipping hazard when introduced to water. Extreme caution should be exercised whenever working or cleaning around polymer.

The eighth annual Pacific Water Conference will be held virtually on February 2-4, 2021 and hosted by the American Water Works Association-Hawaii Section and the Hawaii Water Environment Association. 



Contact Info

Hawai‘i Water Environment Association
PO Box 2422
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96804
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