SSCSC Workshop Recap at the City of San Diego

On November 10th 2016 CWEA’s Southern Sections Collection Systems Committee (SSCSC) held it 64th successful Workshop. The host site was at the city of San Diego’s Water Utility Center on Topaz Way. Two hundred fifty (250) attendees traveled from San Diego County, the Inland Empire and Orange County areas. Seventeen vendor firms and their representatives participated and assisted with various mobile equipment and numerous table top displays. Rolling stock included eight sewer cleaning trucks.


Due to the great pre-paid attendance for training, a two track process was utilized. Each track consisted of four courses:

  • Sewage Spill Reporting and the basis of the state’s requirements
  • Hydro Nozzle Selection
  • Leadership Development
  • Bucketing Machine applications

Four CWEA Contact hours of pre-approved continuing education were available towards renewal of each attendees CWEA Collection Systems Maintenance Technical Certification.
A customary morning greeting with coffee and donuts and vendor interaction was followed by a great BBQ lunch and more time for vendor interaction.

SSCSC also thanks the CWEA San Diego Section officers and members as well as numerous City of San Diego staff and their leadership for their planning, logistics and hosting as well as assisting throughout the day from set up to clean up. This was the Fifth Annual event held in San Diego as demand for training continues in the region. The First Annual event had approximately 80 paid attendees. The Workshop In 2015 had 305 paid attendees.

SSCSC has already scheduled its 65th Workshop. It will be hosted by Eastern Municipal Water District in Menifee.

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