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Advancing the Water and Wastewater Industry “It's Our Responsibility". 1. Past. Overview. 2. Present. 3. Future. Today We Are All Interconnected. Staff relationships. Board/Council relationships. A plan for this – A plan for that. Terrorism. Red Flag Rule. Succession planning.

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Advancing the Water and Wastewater Industry “It's Our Responsibility"


1

  • Past

Overview

2

  • Present

3

  • Future


Today We Are

All Interconnected

Staff relationships

Board/Council relationships

A plan for this – A plan for that

Terrorism

Red Flag Rule

Succession planning

Vulnerability Assessment

Emergency Response

Energy conservation

Consumer Confidence

Managerial

Funding

Sustainability

Financial

Capacity

Legislation

Water conservation

Security

Social Media

Regulatory

Technology

Public Relations

Resiliency

Climate Change


Readers Digest - There are approximately  108,330 system personnel who operate water and wastewater systems.  In the article, these positions are listed as number 2 in the top 10 jobs Americans cannot live without. 


Shortage of qualified personnel

76.4 million baby boomers

Leading edge turned 66 this year (2012)


Where will replacements come from?

What Caliber of Applicant Will Apply?


Is water and wastewater services taken for granted?


Management will play a bigger role

TRUE!!!


Competition for Career Management Positions

Bet On It !!


Initiatives #1


Mission

“ To Provide Recognition and Certification for Experience and Educational Achievements in the Field of Water and Wastewater Management”


Utility Management Certified

  • Plaque Presentation

  • National Registry

  • Local, State and National PR Releases

  • 3 Year Renewal

  • 18 Years = Lifetime


Initiatives #2


72% of 1850 responses selected Specialist or Technician over the term Operator


We hereby set forth our commitment to this proclamation in the year 2012.


Shortage of qualified personnel

More complex systems

Future

Management will play a bigger role

Future

Competition for positions


Promote Your Industry and Profession

Invest In Your Career

Be Prepared for the Future

Gain the Recognition You Deserve


Little Things

DO

Make A Difference


Utility Management Certification

System Operation Specialist

A Bright Future


Go To: www.nrwa.org or your State Association

Thank you!!!


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