Certified operators are the backbone of the public drinking water system and a critical part of providing an adequate and safe supply of water. We welcome all operators to ACE24!

The ACE24 educational session program includes several practical sessions focused on high-priority issues that water operators face on the job. In addition, the ACE Exhibit Hall is THE place where operators can explore new product and innovation showcases, right next to tried-and-true solutions for the water industry.

Operators licensed in select states can earn CEUs for session attendance.

Below is a list of educational sessions of specific interest to operators.
View the ACE24 Program for full details on these sessions, and more!


Tuesday, June 11, 2024  
2:00 p.m. Improving Water Treatment Resilience and Sustainability with Biological Treatment
2:00 p.m. Tackling Plant Operation & Maintenance Issues
3:30 p.m. Smart Water Metering: Advancements, Trends, and Business Models in the Global Water Market
Wednesday, June 12, 2024  
8:30 a.m. 101 Series: Conventional Surface Water Treatment
8:30 a.m. Managing Water Quality with Distribution Flushing
8:30 a.m. Treatment Plant Solids Residuals
10:00 a.m. Smart Water, Smart Utilities: Advanced Metering Infrastructure from Concept to Deployment
1:30 p.m. Optimizing Water Treatment Processes for Changing and Challenging Circumstances
1:30 p.m. Securing the Supply: Modernizing Cross-Connection Control Programs
1:30 p.m. Keys to Successful Water Treatment Plant Operation and Maintenance
Thursday, June 13, 2024  
8:30 a.m. Safe by Design: Integrating Safety into the Work Environment
10:00 a.m. Mechanical Dewatering Challenges and Opportunities
3:00 p.m. Ozone Biofiltration Process for Taste and Odor Control


June 10-13, 2024 in Anaheim, California

Special rates for operators (eligibility will be verified)

Explore the Exhibit Hall

Competition Schedule is Available

Certificates of Completion Information - some operators can earn CEUs!

Make the Case to Attend ACE 

Attending ACE is a crucial investment in your operator career. Need help convincing your supervisor why attending ACE is a game-changer for your team and organization? We’ve assembled some persuasive resources to make this easier. 

See the Justification Tool Kit

We look forward to seeing you in Anaheim!