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Training Opportunities in New Mexico

The Drinking Water Bureau and other organizations offer many opportunities for board and operator training. Some of these training events are free.  

Below is a list of the current training opportunities and conferences.   Click on the class title to display additional information about the training event and contact information.


Class Date City/Location Provider+
Asset Management Planning Process $ Jan 26 Las Cruces RCAC & NMWWA
Financial Management for Small Utilities $ Jan 27 Las Cruces RCAC & NMWWA
NMWWA Annual School $ Jan 26-29 Las Cruces NMWWA
Basic Financial Management - CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Jan 31 Taos RCAC & DWB
Decision Makers 10 Legal Duties & Responsibilities Feb 7 Alamogordo RCAC & DWB
Nutrient Removal from Wastewater $ Feb 26 Acoma RWA
NM Rural Water Annual Conference $ Apr 13-15 Albuquerque RWA
3-Day Basic Water Systems Operator Certification $ May 5-7 Albuquerque R&A
NMWWA Northern School $ May 18-21 Espanola NMWWA
3-Day Basic Wastewater Systems Operator Certification $ June 2-4 Albuquerque R&A
NMWWA Central School $ Sept 14-17 Albuquerque NMWWA
3-Day Advanced Water Systems Operator Certification $ Nov 4-6 Albuquerque R&A
$ There is a cost for this training
+ AWRA = American Water Resources Association
  AWWA = American Water Works Association
  DFA/LGD = Department of Finance & Administration Local Government Division
  DWB = Drinking Water Bureau
  EFC = New Mexico Environmental Finance Center
  EFCN = The Environmental Finance Center Network
  NMAG = New Mexico Attorney General
  NMWWA = New Mexico Water & Wastewater Association
  R&A = Ragsdale & Associates
  RCAC = Rural Community Assistance Corporation
  RMSAWWA = Rocky Mountain Section American Water Works Association
  RMWEA = Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association
  RWA = New Mexico Rural Water Association
  SAO = State Auditor's Office
  SFCC =  Santa Fe Community College
  TEEX= Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service
  Uttn = Utton Transboundary Resources Center
  WEF = Water Environment Federation
  WRRI = Water Resources Research Institute
  XCNM = Xeriscape Council of New Mexico


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