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Training ensures state's water systems operate safely and efficiently
  Water and wastewater professionals are more important now than in any other time in Texas history. TEEX has developed and held Water & Wastewater Training Expos around the state annually to help employees maintain their skills and licenses.
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TEEX OSHA Training Institute Celebrates 20 years
  Expecting to train over 6000 students this year and contributing $1.25 million to the Mesquite economy over the past 5 years, the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Region VI OSHA Training Institute Education Center is celebrating its 20th year.
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Reduced-cost workforce training summit coming to San Antonio
  Texas A&M University – San Antonio will host a workforce education extravaganza on May 19-23 at the Infrastructure and Safety Summit, a training event sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). The summit will include reduced-cost training in code enforcement, utilities, safety and health/OSHA, disaster management, transportation and highway safety, environmental, and water/wastewater.
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McAllen to host Infrastructure and Safety Summit – reduced-cost workforce training
  McAllen, Texas, will be the center of an education extravaganza on March 24-28, when more than 400 people are expected to attend the Infrastructure and Safety Summit, a training event offering 30 courses and sponsored by TEEX.
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TEEX delivers Safe Drinking Water training and assistance across the nation
  Small water systems in 41 states and three U.S. territories have benefited from TEEX training and expertise in drinking water and wastewater operations in the past year, thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. Nearly 2,500 water system personnel received no-cost training in how to comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
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Industrial Safety Training Council joins with TEEX to offer specialized training to petrochemical and refining industry workers
  Petrochemical and refining industry workers in Texas will have easier access to safety and health training through a new agreement between the Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) and TEEX.
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Peña receives Regents Fellow Service Award
  Jorge Peña of TEEX’s Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute has been awarded the prestigious Regents Fellow Service Award by The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Peña was recognized for his hard work, dedication and commitment to ensuring the safety of Texas workers.
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Texas Meter School draws 218 participants, 61 vendors
  The 2013 Southwest Electrical Metering Association (SWEMA) Texas Meter School attracted 218 participants to the Texas A&M Riverside Campus for hands-on training, networking and the latest updates in metering technology.
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High School graduates earn more than a diploma through innovative collaboration
  Through an innovative new program, high school graduates of Oak Ridge High School in Conroe have the opportunity to earn their Class D Water Operator and Class D Wastewater Operator license.
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Wyoming calls on TEEX to test emergency response to water crisis
  WYOWARN recently called on TEEX for training and assistance in developing a functional exercise to test the effectiveness of the WYOWARN plan and its policies and procedures for protecting citizens and mitigating a crisis involving contamination of the drinking water supply. WYOWARN is a mutual aid and assistance network for water and wastewater utilities, which prepares utilities to respond to emergencies by sharing personnel, tools and equipment.
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