Professional Wastewater Operators


Ops Challenge 2015

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Top row, left to right: Jason Neighbors, Marc Zimmerman, Tom Dickson, Jim Miller, Joe Rubbelke, Justin Pratt Bottom row, left to right: Matt Streicher, Mike Murphy, Chris Lefebvre, Chris Kleist

Central States Volunteer Helps Operations Challenge Team Win First in Division 2 Laboratory Event


Shovelers : 1st Place Trophy for Lab Event in Division 2 3rd Place Trophy for Process Control Event in Division 2

Ops Challenge 2014



Captain Joe Rubbelke

(Intertech, MN)

Todd Sheridan

(Northern Moraine WRD)

Mike Murphy

(Green Bay, WI)

Katyh Hammel


Coach Tom Dickson




Captain Chris Kleist

(Duluth, MN)

Brian Skafe

(Janesville WWTP)

Justin Pratt

(City of Moline)

Chris Lefebvre

(Stevens Point WWTP)

Coach Jim Miller

(Foth Co., MN)


Ops Challenge 2010

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Mission Statement

To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.