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*These events are not held by or organized by SWEP.  The Community/Public Events are provided as an opportunity for continuing education and other opportunities for professional networking in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Upcoming Events

    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Braskem America (1735 Market Street 29th Floor Philadelphia)

    Women's Energy Network of Greater Philadelphia 

     Annual Meeting & Reception

    October 24th from 5:30pm-7:30pm


    Braskem America

    1735 Market Street (29th Floor) Philadelphia, PA

    During the business meeting, the Board of Directors will submit business to the membership for voting, including the proposed slate of new directors and bylaw amendments.

    New members will have the opportunity to meet others from WEN and network!

    Visit WEN's website for more details:


    *This event is not hosted or affiliated by SWEP but is shared as an event for the benefit of our community.

    • 30 Oct 2019
    • 11:15 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Valley Forge Casino Resort – 1160 1st Ave, King of Prussia



    Date: October 30, 2019 11:15am-5:00pm

    ENVIRO Workshops would like to invite you to their upcoming Wastewater Workshop. There is no charge to attend.  This half-day, technical workshop covers a range of topics regarding the treatment of wastewater. 

    In addition to receiving cutting-edge training, attendees will receive a hot buffet lunch and 4 PDHs FREE.   

    11:15 - Registration, hot buffet lunch is served, and networking with exhibitors

    11:45 - Welcome from a Workshop Representative

    12:00 – Opening Remarks

    12:15 – Utilizing Molecular Biological Tools to Address Nitrogen Transformation in

                 Wastewater Treatment Dr. Sam Rosolina

    1:05 – Remediation Design: The Pathway to SuccessWilliam Guite

    1:55 – BREAK

    2:30   *Iron-Based Wastewater Treatment Systems: Reductive Adsorbent Solid-                   Phase Iron

               *Reactors and Electrocoagulation Systems Alexander Korff

    3:20 – Top 10 Tricks with Material Handling SystemsPete Hoefler

    4:10 – High Concentration PFAS TreatmentAnnieLu DeWitt

    5:00 – After-hours networking

    Questions?  https://enviroworkshops.com/contact-us/

    *This event is not hosted or affiliated by SWEP but is shared as an event for the benefit of our community.

    • 05 Nov 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 06 Nov 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • 30 South 17th St Philadelphia, PA 19103


    Date: November 5-6, 2019

    Philadelphia, PA (South Street Location)


    Studies show that women do not negotiate for themselves as much as men do. Yet, negotiation is a critical leadership skill. This course is designed for women in the environmental profession who want to develop their negotiation skills. The course emphasizes the gender dimension of negotiations and provides tools that women, in particular, need to be better negotiators.

    Intended Audience:

    This course is suitable for a wide variety of professionals including environmental risk managers, EPA personnel, regulators and/or media stakeholders, pubic involvement agencies, remedial project managers, installation environmental program managers, technical experts, engineers, scientists, health and safety personnel, natural resource personnel, environmental planners, public affairs officers, attorneys, and others who are called upon to negotiate regularly or occasionally.

    Continuing Education Units: 1.30 CEUs

    Discounted Registration Fee for SWEP Members!  Select "SWEP Members" at registration!

    Questions & to Register: https://nwetc.org/course-catalog/fac-480-nov-5-6-2019#more_information

    *This event is not hosted or affiliated by SWEP but is shared as an event for the benefit of our community.

    • 07 Nov 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Pepper's; 239 Town Center Rd, King of Prussia, PA

    PennDOT Stormwater Control Measures:

    Maintenance and Inspection Program

    PennDOT installs Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs) to control stormwater runoff from the highway system and supporting facilities owned by the Department. SCMs are physical features designed to slow down, reduce, and/or treat stormwater runoff before it enters water bodies and groundwater. These features are a subset of Best Management Practices (BMPs), which are effective and practical means of preventing or minimizing pollution.

    Once constructed, SCMs require routine maintenance, periodic inspections, and as-needed corrective maintenance to ensure they continue to function as designed. In compliance with PaDEP’s NPDES and MS4 permitting requirements, PennDOT is has released a new publication outlining the Department’s new standardized SCMs inspections and maintenance program. The presentation will highlight the key components of the program including the SCM inventory database, field inspections, and various maintenance activities described in the publication.

    RSVP: http://sections.asce.org/philadelphia/events/ewr-presents-penndot-stormwater-control-measures-maintenance-and-inspection-program-1-pdh


    Eric Lindhult - 215-852-0068; eric.lindhult@gmail.com

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