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2019 Idaho Reuse & Operators Conference

The annual water reuse conference enables water and wastewater operators, engineers, public works directors, elected officials, consultants, developers, attorneys, environmental advocates, and other professionals to continue their education, network, and discuss key issues related to water reuse in Idaho and the West. This year, the Idaho Reuse and Operators Conference is teaming up with the Idaho operators section of the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association, Water Reuse Association, and Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. 

May 21-23, 2019
Riverside Hotel
2900 Chinden Boulevard, Boise

Registration and Agenda

  • Watch for registration in January 2019.
  • The agenda is in development, but plan for sessions on Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23.
  • A pre-conference tour will be offered on Tuesday, May 21.
  • Wastewater, drinking water, laboratory and collections trainings will be held on Tuesday, May 21, and Wednesday, May 22.

Conference Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Becoming a sponsor or vendor is an excellent way to show support for water reuse. Conference vendor tables and sponsorship are available. Contact Tressa Nicholas at, (208) 373-0116.

Special Events

There will be a conference poetry contest for kids and adults as well as a kids art contest. Watch for more information in December.

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Staff Contacts

Wastewater Analyst
Tressa Nicholas
DEQ State Office
Water Quality Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0116

Data Entry Specialist
Brenda Valverde
DEQ State Office
Technical Services Division
1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0522