Upcoming Courses & Events

While most staff are still working remotely, NEWWA's office IS OPEN for limited in-person, hands-on courses, in addition to offering online options. We are currently operating at 50 percent capacity per the commonwealth of Massachusetts guidelines. 

See below for full details on these classes and to register. Each course indicates whether it is being offered online or in person. Please feel free to contact the office at 508-893-7979 or Registrar, Mary Keating at mkeating@newwa.org with any questions. 

NEWWA offers more than 300 training courses each year on distribution, treatment, water resources, public education, cross connection, backflow prevention, safety, security, and management. View our calendar below. You must establish a username and password in order to register for a course, even if you are not a NEWWA member.

All registrations received two days or less to the start of the course will be assessed a $20 late fee. 

NEWWA's Cancellation Policy:
If you cannot attend a NEWWA event you have registered for you must contact NEWWA in writing two business days prior to the start of a program to request a refund or credit minus a $30 administrative fee. If you contact NEWWA within one business day you will be charged 100% of the original course registration fee. This charge is non-refundable and non-transferable. Written refund/credit requests made for special circumstances will be considered if received within 2 weeks from the start date of the program. Credits issued are valid for 6 months from the date of the program.

If you have a disability and need accommodations to participate in one of NEWWA's courses, please contact NEWWA at 508-893-7979 before the start of the course so proper arrangements can be made. 

NEWWA Building Protocols for Students and Visitors During COVID-19

Backflow Prevention Device Inspector/Tester Certification Training Lab Room Protocols for COVID-19​

NH OPERATORS ONLY - Download NH DES Course Registration Form (if not registering online). 

RI SYSTEMS ONLY - Download RI DOH Course Registration Form (if not registering online).


NEWWA has been authorized as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NEWWA has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NEWWA is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

You may click the grid headers to sort the course and event listings. The listings may also be filtered by 'Meeting Type,' 'Location,' or 'Start Month' for your convenience. Click a 'Details' link to see additional information regarding a specific event.

*NOTE: We will no longer accept Discover cards due to transactional errors. Effective 12/13/17.