The recently formed Northwest Membrane Operator Association (NWMOA), which provides education and support for desalination and water treatment membrane operators, is to hold its first annual symposium in Vancouver, Washington, in September 2013.

The event will be held on 23‑25 September at the Hilton Vancouver.

NWMOA is also to hold a joint workshop with its parent body, the American Membrane Technology Association, in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 9‑11 December 2013. Venue will be the Radisson hotel.

The association also has three workshops prior to the annual symposium:

3 April 2013, Boise, Idaho – Membrane Replacement
5 April 2013, Oregon City, Oregon – Membrane Plant Maintenance
9-10 July 2013, Pendleton, Oregon – Membrane Bioreactors Operator Training.

Further details may be obtained from the NWMOA website.