The Ohio Water Environment Association

The Ohio Water Environment Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association that provides technical education and training for Ohio water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. OWEA's over 2000 members are dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of our most precious natural resource ... WATER. (more about OWEA)

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Ohio Water Environment Association is to:
  • Educate our members through sharing information and networking
  • Educate the public on preserving and enhancing our water quality
  • Be proactive on water environment issues
  • Build a positive professional image within and outside the Association


News & Announcements

Ohio EPA eBusiness and Contact Hours
If you are renewing your operator license and have questions, please check
out the Operators Corner which provides useful information and FAQ's. 

One Water 2017 Government Affairs and Regulatory Workshop Call for Abstracts
In an effort to continue building unity between the Ohio AWWA and OWEA, and recognizing the inter connectivity
among the water industry as a whole, these two associations are coming together to host a joint workshop, which
will adopt the aptly-named One Water Government and Regulatory Affairs Workshop, will be hosted by
One Water, and held on March 9, 2017 in the northern Columbus area.  This workshop will focus both on the
government and regulatory aspects affecting both clean water and safe drinking water industry professionals,
in addition to including breakout sessions focused specifically on either water or wastewater topics.
To submit a paper, please complete the One Water Government Affairs Call for Papers 2017 Submission Form.
OWEA 2017 2nd Chance Abstract Submittal – 11/15/2016
OWEA 2017 Annual Conference Call for Abstracts extended....please take advantage of a colder
evening or afternoon (we’re sure they’re coming) and submit an abstract by 11/15.
Please go to OWEA Call for Abstracts for more information and to submit your abstract.
OWEA 2017 Technical Conference Call for Abstracts Flyer

OWEA Logo Design Contest
OWEA is looking for a new visual identity and needs your help. We are seeking ideas for a modern, creative,
innovative and professional logo design that will help identify and define our organization for the next decade.
OWEA Logo Contest Information and Submission Form

NW Collection Systems Hands-On Workshop
December 8, 2016


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Upcoming Events

Date: Jan 26, 2017
Location: Manor House

Date: Feb 09, 2017
Location: City of Dayton WRF

Date: Feb 09, 2017
Location: City of Newark WWTP