2009 Joint Water Conference - Competitions

OPERATOR COMPETITIONS

Tuesday - TOP OPS

Come showcase your knowledge and win a trip to San Diego, California. Top Ops tests the everyday know-how of water treatment plant operators as part of a team in a fun, fast paced question-and-answer tournament. Preliminary rounds start at 10:15 a.m. and the final round will be at 5:00pm on Tuesday. The winner of the final round will represent Illinois AWWA at the ACE Conference in June. Sign up today by submitting the form included in this brochure. The Illinois Section AWWA will subsidize travel costs to San Diego for the winner. For additional information or questions, contact Andre Dieffenthaller at 847-517-8114 or email at adieffenthaller@pirnie.com


Wednesday - Tapping Contest

With intramurals beginning at the Illinois AWWA Section level, water utility teams race to open a cement-lined, ductile iron pipe and install a tap. The winning team will then compete and represent the Illinois AWWA at the ACE Conference this June in San Diego. The Illinois Section AWWA will subsidize travel costs to San Diego for the winner. Competition begins at 5:00 pm. Enter your team today by calling 866-521-3595.


Wednesday - Meter Madness

This fast-paced contest pits competitors against the clock to assemble a water meter from a bucket of parts. The winner will represent Illinois AWWA at the ACE Conference this June in San Diego. The Illinois Section AWWA will subsidize travel costs to San Diego for the winner.  Meter Madness begins at 5:00 pm. To enter, contact Craig McDonald at 815.877.1424 or fill out the entry form in the conference brochure.