Water Well Design and Construction Workshop Scheduled for Nov. 1

WHO:             

Valley Electric Association Inc., the Nevada Water Resources Association and Pump Check 

WHAT:

Water Well Design, Construction, Rehabilitation and Regulations Workshop

This day-long event will include presentations focused on the design, construction, rehabilitation and regulation of water wells, in addition to related topics like water rights, pump efficiency testing and pump selection criteria. The event is designed to provide information to farmers, well testers, irrigators, utilities, legislators, drilling and pump contractors and others who are interested in the construction and use of water wells in Nevada. The workshop is sponsored by Valley Electric Association, the Nevada Water Resources Association and Pump Check. To register for the event, visit vearegister.com. Additional event details can be found at nvwra.org/water-well-design-workshop.

WHY:             

The workshop aims to provide information about reducing the cost of energy for producing water by utilizing efficient construction and outfitting techniques for water pumps and wells. Information on well regulations and underground water rights will also be provided by the Nevada State Engineer’s Office.  Professionals in related fields, such as well drillers, municipal operators and engineers, can also earn continuing education credits by attending the symposium. These credits will help fulfill the state’s continuing education requirements for maintaining specific professional licenses.

WHEN:

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Mountain Falls Conference Rooms
5991 Clubhouse Drive
Pahrump, NV 89061

MEDIA:          

Contact Scott Kerbs at (702) 433-4331, ext. 243 or (702) 324-2961 for more information.

About Valley Electric Association

Valley Electric Association Inc. (VEA) is a member-owned nonprofit electric utility headquartered in Pahrump, Nev. While VEA started as a small rural electric utility in 1965, the company now provides service to more than 45,000 people within a vast 6,800-square-mile service area located primarily along the California-Nevada border, with the majority in Nevada. VEA’s service area starts in Sandy Valley, southwest of Las Vegas, and extends north for more than 250 miles to Fish Lake Valley. For more information about VEA, please visit www.vea.coop.

About Nevada Water Resources Association

NWRA is a non-profit professional association whose mission is to provide education, training and networking opportunities for those interested in understanding, developing, conserving, and protecting Nevada’s water resources. NWRA has been in operation for 69 years.