Upcoming Training’s and Events
2018 WSA FOG Forum
The WSA 2018 FOG Forum will be held on Monday and Tuesday, April 16 & 17 at the Best Western Hotel in Hood River, Oregon The premier event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, the Forum is meant to inform and train water-related professional technicians, managers, policymakers, and others to learn about the latest developments in FOG-related issues. If you are in Water & Wastewater, CODE Enforcement, Storm Water or another field, this conference can help teach you about the issues that arise with Fats, Oils and Grease and how it can affect the work you perform. It aims to provide you with the necessary tools needed to solve complex issues using the latest technical, technological, and policy approaches in accordance with state and federal regulations. So come join your peers and network with experts from cities, clean water agencies, equipment suppliers, and state and federal officials to learn how to have an effective FOG abatement program at a beautiful location overlooking the Columbia River. For more information view the 2018 FOG Forum webpage.
Previous Training’s and Events
The 24th Annual Pacific Northwest Pretreatment Workshop
The 2016 Workshop was held September 11-13 in Vancouver, WA. Presentations can be viewed here.
WSA 2017 FOG
This year’s Forum was held April 24 and 25 at the Clearwater Casino and Resort in Poulsbo, WA. Presentations can be viewed here.
The 23rd Annual Pacific Northwest Pretreatment Workshop
The 2016 Workshop was held September 12-14 in Vancouver, WA. Presentations can be viewed here.
WSA 2016 FOG Forum
WSA members, local pretreatment staff and others gathered for a comprehensive workshop on all things FOG. The Forum was held April 18 and April 19, 2016 at the Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center in Bend OR. Presentations can be viewed here.
Fundamentals of FOG Abatement 101
This free webinar is the first in a series intended to educate pretreatment program managers and to enlighten other stakeholders on the elements of an effective pretreatment and inspection program. In this webinar attendees will understand the true impacts of FOG on building sewers and the POTW and collection systems. We will also discuss what constitutes an effective pretreatment system and the consequences of not controlling the discharge of all fixtures in a commercial kitchen. To view the webinar go to: FOG Webinar
The Western States Alliance held their first annual FOG workshop on September 16th, 2015. Presentations can be found here.