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Nevada Water Environment Association
We inform, educate, train & certify


Upcoming Events

01-29-2019 7:00 am - 01-30-2019 5:00 pm

Monday, January 28 – Thursday, January 31, 2019
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

01-30-2019 7:00 am - 01-31-2019 5:00 pm

The Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities course is designed to provide training to water and wastewater professionals on issues concerning preparing for, responding to, and recovering from natural or human-caused disasters that threaten water and wastewater facilities and systems.

Where: City of Las Vegas Water Pollution Control Facility at 6005 E. Vegas Valley Drive 89142

Time: 7AM to 5PM

08-06-2019 - 08-08-2019


Important information regarding

NDEP Regulation Changes

The regulations were drafted by NDEP in cooperation with the Certification Board. NDEP is hopeful that the revisions will be adopted sometime in March or April.
2019 Annual Conference Sponsors


The organization to educate and assist those who have an interest in water quality in Nevada.
The Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) is a member association of the Water Environment Federation (WEF). We are a non-profit educational organization which was founded in 1964 and has grown into a membership of over 300 members.


Executive Board




From the President

Looking Into the Future...

Nikita Lingenfelter

Spectacular is the word I would use to describe this past year and my term as NWEA President. There are many definitions of spectacular, but my favourite is “beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way.” As President, I see first-hand what makes NWEA beautiful and it is our members.  Read More

Although we have a small membership base, we have a very large voice. This is a direct result of the brightest and most talented individuals of any WEF member association

Executive Board Officers

Nikita is an enthusiastic member of the NWEA board. She has been working for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for almost 10 years. She started working for the Bureau of Air Pollution Control - Carson City Office in 2016.
Nikita Lingenfelter
In 2013, Jennifer started her journey as a Wastewater Operator for Carson City Water Resource Reclamation Facility. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno and is a licensed Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Grade IV in the state of Nevada as well as a Professional Operator from the ABC.
Jennifer Lopez
He is registered as a Professional Engineer in Nevada and has previously worked for a land development firm, general contractor and state regulatory agency. He currently works at Clark County Water Reclamation District in Development Services.
Charlie Lee P.E.
Dr. Krishna Pagilla is a Professor and Environmental Engineering Program Director at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also the Director of Nevada Water Innovation Campus at UNR.
Krishna Pagilla
Clayton is happily married with one toddler and another on the way. While building his family he is also doing whatever he can to build his career in wastewater.
Clayton Coon
Keli is currently serving NWEA as President. She has been a member of NWEA since 2005, and has served as YP (South) Chair and Technical and Professional Development Committee Chair. Keli is a 2013 graduate of WEF’s Water Leadership Institute.
Keli Callahan
Greg has been working in the wastewater industry since 2007 when he joined the Clark County Water Reclamation District. Greg is responsible for the operation of the Desert Breeze, Moapa Valley, Indian Springs and Blue Diamond treatment facilities.
Greg Turner
Rick Warner

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