Winter Conference

Showcasing the heart of the show, you.






American Well Drilling . Anderson Well Drilling . Atlantic Coast Drilling . Blythe Well Company . Brown’s Well Drilling Company, Inc . Bundick Well & Pump . Burner Well Drilling . Certified Well Service Inc (CWS, Inc.) . Charles Helmick Well & Pump Service, Inc. . Creason Well Service Inc . Curtis Drilling Inc . Davidson Drilling Inc . Fenton Well Drilling, Inc . Gammon Well Company . Gentry Well Works, Inc . Gilliam and Mundy Well Drilling . Ground Water Systems, Inc. . Haynes Well & Pump . Irvin’s Well Drilling, Inc . Jordaen Enterprises Inc./Gildersleeve . KRS Excavating and Well Drilling LLC . Matthews Well & Pump . Maupin’s Well Drilling . Monticello Pump Services, Inc . Negley’s Water . Newman Brothers Inc . Northern Virginia Drilling Inc . Pruden Home Care Service . Purvis Well Service LLC . R L Wood Pump & Well Service . Royall Pump & Well Company, Inc . Southern Well Drilling Inc . Southwest Drilling Services, Inc . Spence Well & Septic Tank Service . Sydnor Hydro Inc . Terry A Loope Well Drilling . Valley Well & Water Solutions, Inc . Water Well Solutions, LC


A. Y. McDonald Manufacturing Company . Aqua Flow Pump & Supply Co . Baroid Industrial Drilling Products . Boshart Industries . CadCo Marketing . Central Drill . Charger Water . CMC Supply . Cotey Chemical Corporation . Dept. Environmental Quality . Drillers Service Inc . Drillmax . East West Drilling Inc . Eastern Drillers Manufacturing Co., Inc . EWQA . Flint & Walling . Foremost Industries . Franklin Electric . Funk Brothers Manufacturing . GEFCO Inc . Goulds-Water Technology . Grundfos Pumps Corp . Harvey Salt Company . Hasco Sales Inc . Jefferson Sales South . Johnson Screens . Keystone Drill . Manufacturers Associates of NC, Inc . May Supply Company . Mid-Atlantic Sales, Inc . Milby Company . Morris Industries Inc . NC Well Contractor Certification Commission . Pentair Flow Technologies . Preferred Pump . Preferred Sources . RIC – Bankers Insurance . Rock Drill Sales . Roscoe Moss Company . Rotary Drill Service, Inc . Simco Drilling Equipment . Simmons Manufacturing Co . VAMAC . Virginia Dept. of Health . Water Chemistry, Inc . Water Systems Council . Water-Right . Colton Bit . Webtrol


We are dedicated to serving our industry’s needs and improving our services through feedback. Please take the time to inform us where we are serving you well or need to dig deeper.

2023 Feedback (to date) 2022 Feedback 2021 Feedback 2020 Feedback 2019 Feedback

As you review past feedback from the surveys and the last course of the conference, we hope you will see your comments are considered and most change occurs from addressing the feedback. We value what you say and appreciate the time in completing the anonymous surveys to better our events and programs.


The association does automatically report the hours to Virginia’s Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations per their requirements. At the conclusion of the conference the top, white sheet of the Proof of Attendance form is collected for database entry. This is used to keep the hours for each participant.

If you are licensed in another state, please use the yellow copy to send off to that state and keep the pink copy for yourself.

Educational certificates will be produced and emailed out to the company representative.

2023 Proof of Attendance Sheet


Business Succession Planning, Jesse Richardson
2/15 – 9:00 AM Parlor B | 2/16 – 2:30 PM Parlor C
This course will provide an overview of how to plan for your business succession to the next generation. Additional topics of estate planning, business entities, and business agreements will also be discussed.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
Fundamentals of Motors, Joel Rackley
2/16 – 1:15 PM Parlor B
This course will cover the history of motors, how they have changed over the years and provide a fundamental understanding of electricity generation in reference to pumping motors.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: THR
CDL Clearinghouse & ELDT Program, Craig Feister & William Anderson
2/15 – 12:45 PM Parlor C | 2/16 – 1:15 PM Parlor C
This course will present the drug and alcohol program requirements for employers and CDL drivers subject to 49 CFR Parts 40 & 382.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
Feedback Course, VWWA Board of Directors
2/16 – 3:45 PM Parlor B
This course provides an opportunity for manufacturers, regulators, and contractors alike to come together and voice concerns or needs of the industry.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: THR
DEQ Update – VA Hydro Login, Ryan Green + Hannah Somers
2/15 – 12:45 PM Bon Air Suite | 2/16 – 11:00 AM Bon Air Suite
This course will provide guidance on the new parameters to logging into the VA Hydro Database for those that are responsible for completing and submitting Well Completion Reports.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
State of the Water Well Industry, Margaret Martens
2/15 – 8:00 AM Parlor B | 2/16 – 11:00 AM Parlor B
This course will cover the results of the 2022 Report/Update on the Water Well Trust survey including a new video. Survey responses will be discussed. Second part of the course will be of the Water Well Trust organization.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
Drilling in Virginia – Varying Geology and Applicable Methods, James Maupin
2/15 – 8:00 AM Parlor C | 2/16 – 11:00 AM Parlor C
This course will provide an overview of the four drilling methods that were demonstrated between the two drill demonstration days in 2021 and 2022.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
Study Guide Master Water Well System Providers
2/16 – 2:30 PM Bon Air Suite
This two-part course will be guided by MWWSPs, covering the recommended texts for the exams. Bring your questions and be quizzed in the end.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: THR
Drilling: Considerations for Mobilization, Setup, and Demobilization, Chad Bordewyk + John O’Dell + Robert Royall
2/15 – 9:15 AM Parlor C | Does NOT Repeat
This course walks the participant through proper drill site assessments and responsible housekeeping onsite as well as the hazards of mobilizing off site.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED | THR
Well Regulations Update, Anthony Creech + Scott Vogel
2/15 – 10:30 AM Parlor C | Does NOT repeat
This course will cover the latest regulation changes.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED
DPOR Contracts & Licensing Basics, Marjorie King
2/15 – 9:15 AM Bon Air Suite | 2/15 – 10:30 AM Bon Air Suite
This two-part course will cover licensing requirements for a Water Well Systems Provider. The contracts course will go into depth of the appropriate verbiage and terms for agreements.

Class Attendance/Sign-In Sheet: WED


We are heading back to the DoubleTree (Koger Center) in Richmond – Midlothian area.

CODE: VWWA $135+ tax

(804) 379-3800

Block rates expire January 30th, 2023. Reserve your room before they sell out!

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