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Upcoming Events

Certification Board Meeting

01-30-2022 9:00 am -11:45 am

Reunited In Water 2022

01-31-2022 8:00 am - 02-01-2022 5:00 pm

Wastewater Treatment Basics

02-02-2022 11:00 am -12:00 pm

Introduction to Biological Treatment

02-09-2022 11:00 am -12:00 pm


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Important information regarding

NDEP Regulation Changes

The regulations were drafted by NDEP in cooperation with the Certification Board. NDEP is hopeful that the revisions will be adopted sometime in March or April.
2021 Annual Conference Sponsors


The organization to educate and assist those who have an interest in water quality in Nevada.
The Nevada Water Environment Association (NWEA) is a member association of the Water Environment Federation (WEF). We are a non-profit educational organization which was founded in 1964 and has grown into a membership of over 300 members.


Executive Board




From the President

Looking Into the Future...

Nikita Lingenfelter

Spectacular is the word I would use to describe this past year and my term as NWEA President. There are many definitions of spectacular, but my favourite is “beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way.” As President, I see first-hand what makes NWEA beautiful and it is our members.  Read More

Although we have a small membership base, we have a very large voice. This is a direct result of the brightest and most talented individuals of any WEF member association

Executive Board Officers

He is registered as a Professional Engineer in Nevada and has previously worked for a land development firm, general contractor and state regulatory agency. He currently works at Clark County Water Reclamation District in Development Services.
Charlie Lee P.E.
Dr. Krishna Pagilla is a Professor and Environmental Engineering Program Director at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is also the Director of Nevada Water Innovation Campus at UNR.
Krishna Pagilla
Jake moved to Nevada in 2008 and became active with the NWEA Executive Board attending meetings and co-established the collection system committee and workshops.
Jake Jacobson
Casey is an engineer at the Truckee Meadows Water Reclamation Facility. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno and is a registered Professional Engineer in Nevada.
Casey Mentzer
Kamrun is a native Nevadan with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from UNR. Kamrun is currently an Environmental Engineer with Stantec. Since joining Stantec in 2018, he has been involved in a wide range of drinking water, municipal wastewater, and industrial wastewater treatment projects.
Kamrun Ahmadi P.E.
Clayton is happily married with one toddler and another on the way. While building his family he is also doing whatever he can to build his career in wastewater.
Clayton Coon
Nikita is an enthusiastic member of the NWEA board. She has been working for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for almost 10 years. She started working for the Bureau of Air Pollution Control - Carson City Office in 2016.
Nikita Lingenfelter

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