2020 Joint Conference

2020 Joint Conference: “Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”
2020 Preconference (sponsored by MSAWWA): “Improved Efficiency Through Control Systems”

When: April 21 (Preconference)/April 22-23 (Conference)
Heritage Inn/Great Falls, MT
Address: 1700 Fox Farm Rd/Great Falls, MT  59404

Hotel info: A room block has been reserved for attendees/exhibitors at the Great Falls Heritage Inn.  Reservations must be made directly with the hotel.  Room rates are $96.00/night plus tax & fees.  Please mention the MSAWWA-MWEA conference to receive conference pricing.  Reservations must be made by April 6, 2020 to guarantee the above rate.

Online: gfheritageinn.com

By phone: 406-761-1900



Conference Information & Registration Forms:


Don’t forget the Best Tap Water Taste Test & Operator Trivia Challenge that will take place on Thursday morning of the conference!  Bring a sample of your city/community water to enter in the Taste Test and get your team of 4 to 5 ready for the Trivia Challenge! Contact Robin Matthews-Barnes at info@montanawater.org for more information.

Overview of the 2020 Preconference/Conference Schedule:

2020 MSAWWA Preconference

Tuesday–April 21, 2020
Theme: “Improving Efficiency Through Control Systems”
Registration desk open 7 am to 5 pm.
Educational sessions 8 am to 5 pm.
Ice Breaker Reception 5:00–6:30 pm.

2020 Joint Conference

Wednesday April 22 thru Thursday April 23, 2020
“Working Together To Protect Montana’s Water Resources”

AWWA Guest: Randy Moore, AWWA Vice-President
WEF Guest: Jackie Jarrell, WEF President

Wednesday Schedule:
Registration desk open 7 am to 5 pm
Educational sessions 8 am to 5 pm. General session 8 am to 11:30 am. Break out sessions in afternoon. Lunch provided.
Beer and wine reception 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Banquet & Awards 6:30 pm
Entertainment: tbd

Thursday Schedule:
Joint General Membership Meeting 7:30 am
Registration desk open 8 am to noon
Best Tap Water Taste Test & Operator Trivia Challenge during the break
Educational sessions 8 am to noon. Lunch provided.
Water/Wastewater Facility tours

Water For People Fundraiser:

Every year at the annual conference a fundraiser is held for the benefit of WFP. Please contact John Camden at jcamden50@bresnan.net or Carrie Gardner at cgardner@greatwesteng.com for more information.

Joint Scholarship Fund Raffle:

The Scholarship Committee will be heading up a raffle again at the conference to benefit the MSAWWA-MWEA Joint Scholarship Fund. The scholarship (s) is awarded each year to a qualified recipient (s) furthering their education in the water or wastewater fields of study.

Members wishing to obtain copies of presentations should contact the presenter directly, or contact Robin Matthews-Barnes for presenter contact information.