UF/TREEO was created to provide continuing education for water and wastewater operators so they could operate their plants in compliance with federal and state regulations. The land UF/TREEO sits on is located across from the Kanapaha Water Reclamation Facility and was donated to the University of Florida by the City of Gainesville. UF has a long history of training water and wastewater operators beginning in the 1940’s with Dr. A. P. Black. One of the engineering buildings on campus bears his name.
UF/TREEO expanded its course offerings as new environmental legislation was passed in the 1980s and 1990s to include Asbestos Abatement, Solid Waste, HAZWOPER, and RCRA training. Several years ago UF/TREEO began providing assistance to utilities wishing to improve operations and costs by implementing an Environmental Management System.
Since 2005 UF/TREEO has been the administrator for Florida Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (FLAWARN) that provides assistance to utilities during hurricanes and other emergencies.
On-site Custom Training
UF/TREEO can bring courses to your facility, industry or agency. Existing programs may be customized to meet your specific needs or a new program can be developed for your organization. Our customized programs offer flexibility in scheduling based on your requirements and can be offered in a location of your choice.
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UF/TREEO staff are proud members of the following environmental organizations:
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Charlie Martin has Florida Class A Water and Wastewater Operators licenses. He has a Masters of Engineering in Civil Engineering, a BS in Biology/Expanded Physical Science and an AA degree in Chemistry. Currently, he is pursuing a Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering at the FAMU/FSU College of Engineering.
Presently Charlie is the Water/Wastewater Director for the City of Graceville which includes operating an Advanced Wastewater Treatment facility and directing a NELAC certified Drinking Water/Environmental Water Laboratory.
Charlie is the lead instructor for TREEO’s Water and Wastewater Certification Review courses.
Visit us at the following Conference:
FWRC 2015, May 3-6, 2015