Case Studies

U.S. Water Services Corporation (U.S. Water) will be taking part in the Florida Rural Water Association's (FRWA) two year, nationally recognized water and wastewater Apprenticeship Program. The goal of this program is to help develop tomorrow's water and wastewater workforce by providing technical, on-the-job training and learning experiences needed to become an effective and skilled operator. The program is an approved Department of Labor Federally Registered Apprenticeship Program in the state of Florida. Apprentices can look forward to learning and experiencing both at the job site and in the classroom settings. This apprenticeshipU.S. Water Services Corporation -Operator Trainee - Amanda Findlay program offers many benefits to both future operators and systems. The apprentice gets full-time employment from an established system, offering on-the-job learning. This apprentice learns about the system that employs them, picking up critical knowledge about the system assets. The apprentice also gets the chance to learn from a mentor, an operator already licensed and experienced in the utility field. This mentor can offer helpful information on how to advance within the utility industry. The instruction helps to strengthen and round out the knowledge base of the apprentice, making them more valuable employees. This training is provided by FRWA staff with assistance from our associated members and vendors to ensure the apprentices receive the highest quality training. This program includes the coursework required to receive a Class C operator's license for water or wastewater. Since the FRWA is partnering with employers, the apprentices are also full-time employees of a water or wastewater facility. They will be working to earn the required hours for their license. FRWA's instructors use the equipment and cutaway models of pumps, motors, and other training devices to teach hands-on maintenance. Safety is a concern in our industry, and this program stresses the proper way to utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) and additional safety concerns that operators can encounter. In addition to the curriculum, hands-on training includes heavy machinery such as vacuum trucks, generators, and Class A CDL training for apprentices. Utility management training, emergency response, and emergency coordination training help each apprentice become a valuable resource to their employer.



U.S. Water Services Corporation (U.S. Water) will be taking part in the Florida Rural Water Association's (FRWA) two year, nationally recognized water and wastewater Apprenticeship Program. The goal of this program is to help develop tomorrow's......[Read More]

U.S. Water Services Corporation (U.S. Water) recently completed the rehabilitation of Pasco County’s Cow Path Master Pump Station. After the original contractor was unable to complete the project, Pasco County decided to engage U.S. Water. This......[Read More]

U.S. Water Services Corporation (U.S. Water), Florida’s largest water and wastewater operations company, was awarded the contract to provide statewide operations and maintenance services to the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC). The contract......[Read More]

Royal Waterworks, Inc. announces that it has reached a utility payment agreement with Ramblewood East Condominium Association. This was accomplished through the efforts of the State Representative, Dan Daley, and the Coral Springs City Commissioner,......[Read More]

U.S. Water Services Corporation (U.S. Water) has entered into an agreement with the Florida Governmental Utility Authority (FGUA) to provide water and wastewater operations, maintenance, and customer service for the Nassau County utility system. The......[Read More]

Highlands County Waterworks, Inc. (an Investor Owned Utility) recently completed installing two force draft aeration systems at the Lake Josephine water treatment plant (WTP) and Leisure Lakes WTP to address the high levels of......[Read More]

On October 20th, 2020, following a competitive bidding process, USW Utility Group (USWUG) was awarded the contract for the operations, maintenance, and management of the City of Mercedes, Texas utility system. In addition, they will begin the water......[Read More]

On July 31, 2020, Shoal Creek Waterworks, Inc. purchased the water system assets of Shoal Creek Water System, LLC.   This is the first Investor-Owned Utility System acquired in the State of Georgia. The utility provides water service to......[Read More]

The headworks structure located at the Seven Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant was constructed in 2005. It was developed as part of a multi-phase facility expansion project to meet the demands of the growing community it served. Over time, concerns......[Read More]