Please watch your mail and check back on the website for upcoming educational opportunities for the remainder of 2016!
NEBRASKA WATER INDUSTRY CONVENTION DATES FOR 2016-2019
Feb 9-11 2016
If you are interested in having a booth at the annual convention, please contact us at email@example.com. We would like to make sure our contact lists are updated so if there is a change in contacts for Advertisings, Convention Mailings or our Water Writes magazine please let us know ASAP.
Feb 14-16 2017
Feb 13-15 2018
Feb 12-14, 2019
The Nebraska Well Drillers Association has a long tradition in the ground water industry in Nebraska. It was established over seventy-five years ago and nurtured by key industry leaders along with academicians from the University of Nebraska.
The NWDA has served the industry by providing technical training, new product exposure, idea sharing and fellowship among the members. The organization represents businesses and industries as well as technicians dealing with water well drilling, pump installation, manufacturing and the supplying of equipment and material for water well work.
The NWDA has also become a significant voice in legislative and regulatory the State of Nebraska.
IF YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION AND HAVE NEVER ATTENDED AN EVENT SPONSORED BY NWDA
Important information from the National Ground Water Association relating to financing of a new water well!
Groundwater industry has new video tool to help with private water well financing
(WESTERVILLE, OH — April 19, 2016) Water well contractors now have a new video tool to help their customers find smart ways to finance needed new well construction or major renovation, the National Ground Water Association announced today.
The video covers financing options including:
- Contractor-offered financing
- Credit cards
- Mortgage options
- Home equity improvement loans
- Line of credit
- Government long-term, low-interest loans.
PLEASE FILL OUT THIS PAGE PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR EVENTS http://www.nebraskawelldrillers.org/assoc_subscribe2.asp
Extension Educator Domestic Water/Wastewater
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
UNL Extension is seeking an Extension Educator who will provide statewide leadership for Nebraska Extension’s domestic water and wastewater educational programs. This educator will create, market, deliver and assess educational programs and resources (including certification programs) for domestic water and wastewater professionals and service providers. For a detailed position description & how to apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_160097. Review of applications will be 06/03/2016. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, & dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
For more informaiton: Extenstion Educator Domestic Water/Wastewater
Upper Republican Natural Resources District
Water Resources Manager/Assistant Manager Position
The Upper Republican Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a Water Resources Manager/Assistant Manager position. This is a fulltime position, with responsibilities including development, implementation, and supervision of the District’s Groundwater (quality and quantity) and Integrated Management Plans, Rules, and Regulations. This position also includes: overseeing the water quality and quantity monitoring networks; collecting and interpreting ground and surface water and soil data; providing technical support for review and interpretation of studies on geology, ground and surface water; preparation of reports; and updates and presentations to the NRD board/committees and general public. Bachelor’s or associate’s degree in natural sciences/resources, agricultural, hydrology, geology or agricultural/biological systems engineering is preferred. Knowledge of and experience with geographic information systems (GIS) and database management preferred. The starting salary range is $50,000-$75,000, but negotiable based on qualifications/experience. Paid holidays, vacation & sick leave, medical, vision, dental insurance, and retirement available. Applications will be taken until a successful candidate is found. The URNRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact the Upper Republican NRD for a job application and full job description at 511 E 5th St., Imperial, NE 69033 or download from www.urnrd.org. For additional information please contact the District at (308) 882-5173.
Upper Republican Natural Resources District
Technician/Project Operations Position
The Upper Republican Natural Resources District (URNRD) is accepting applications for a Water Resources Technician/Project Operator. This is a fulltime position with duties including field collection and compilation of information related to water quantity and quality, and oversight of a stream flow enhancement project.
The position also includes: Inspecting combined irrigation/fertilizer application systems; measuring groundwater levels; collecting water usage from irrigation wells; maintaining irrigation flow meters; and collecting and testing water samples. The duties are an important aspect of the URNRD’s efforts to responsibly manage water and other natural resources within a three-county region of southwest Nebraska.
The successful candidate will also provide general maintenance and oversight of lands and infrastructure that comprise a stream flow enhancement project designed to aid compliance with an interstate water compact.
Knowledge of and experience with irrigation systems, general maintenance skills, and an ability to work independently are preferred. Bachelor’s or associate’s degree preferred but not required. The starting salary range is $40,000-$60,000, but negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, medical, vision, dental insurance, and retirement available. Applications will be taken until a successful candidate is found. The URNRD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact the Upper Republican NRD for a job application and full job description at 511 E 5th St, Imperial, NE 69033 or download from www.urnrd.org. For additional information please contact the District at (308) 882-5173