Texas Water 2018 Competitions
The WEAT Operations Challenge invites you to join the best and the brightest professionals that Texas has to offer. Join teams in a multi-day competition designed to showcase the team’s knowledge and skills in Process Control, Laboratory Analysis, Pump Maintenance, Collection System Repair, Safety, Electrical and our 7th Annual Exhibition Event.
Operations Challenge 2018 Packet
Walter Chiang Maintenance Event 2018 Packet
Safety Event 2018 Packet
Ops Laboratory Procedure 2018
Process Control Event Rules 2018
Texas Shoot-Out Competition, Open to All!
Who is the fastest draw on cutting a piece of 8-inch SDR 35 pipe with a hand saw? It’s time to show who really has the quickest hands in Texas at the annual Texas Shoot Out. This competition is designed to demonstrate elements of the Operations Challenge’s Collection event. The event is open to all. The $5 entry fee proceeds go to Curtis Smalley Memorial Fund. First place in all events will receive a plaque.
Junior Meter Madness
The Junior Meter Madness Contest matches students from high school environmental programs, for a test of their meter-assembling skills and dexterity in the Exhibit Hall from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Please support these “future water professionals” by attending on Tuesday.
Contestants race to assemble a 5/8-inch meter from loose parts and test for leaks. The winner represents Texas at the AWWA national competition in Las Vegas in June.
Water operations personnel can impress their co-workers and dazzle their bosses with their technical knowledge by competing in this quiz show-style event. The winning team advances to the National Top Ops Competition in Las Vegas in June at the AWWA Annual Conference.
Pipe Tapping Contest
Four-person teams from across the state compete to determine who will represent Texas at the AWWA National Pipe Tapping Competition in Las Vegas in June.
Best-Tasting Drinking Water Contest
The Best-Tasting Drinking Water Contest brings together entries representing utilities across Texas. A panel of celebrity judges will grade the samples. Along with Texas bragging rights, the winning entrant competes at the AWWA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas in June.
Hydrant Hysteria is a fast-paced competition where two-member teams assemble a specified hydrant as quickly as they can. The Section winners will compete at the AWWA ACE18 Conference in Las Vegas in June.