Rick Allen

Rick is the founder of our company and has taught at 20-30 trade shows a year for the past two decades.

He is a highly-sought trainer across the West with a unique in-class presentation style that leaves attendees wanting more.

In his spare time, Rick is often seen riding his electric bike in Estes Park, Colorado.

Herb Fancher

Herb is our lead scientist here at the company and his experience is unrivaled.

He completed his masters degree in Botany and Zoology from the University of Wisconsin where he began to pioneer a career in studying microorganisms. 

Throughout his career, Herb has provided technical trainings for diverse audiences across the US, Europe, South America and even South Korea on everything from equipment and lab techniques to wastewater biology.

When he isn’t consulting, Herb enjoys mountain biking and spending time with his family.

Tanner Hartsock, M.S.

With a masters degree in Geology, Tanner hopes to help preserve the natural world and is passionate about soil and water health. 

Tanner’s classes focus on microbial remediation programs and tools he believes in using to solve current and future environmental challenges.

In his spare time, Tanner enjoys golfing, hiking, camping, cooking and keeping track of his rascal cat, Ruby. 



 LOCATION (updated)

Moab Wastewater Treatment Plant

This year’s event will be held at the newly renovated Moab Wastewater Treatment Plant.


1070 W 400 N

Moab, UT 84532

Moab Wastewater Treatment Plant

Photo credit of Waterworld.com

things to do in MOAB


Mountain Biking


River Rafting


Zip Lining

Cross Country Skiing

National and State Parks


Site Seeing





and more


Hiking at Dead Horse Point State Park

Explore the views from one of the most photographed scenic vistas in the world.

Crosscountry Skiing in the La Sal Mountains

The La Sal Mountains offer miles of groomed trails and unlimited backcountry skiing terrain. 

Mountain Biking at Slickrock

Often called one of the best bike ride in America, Slickrock is one of the coolest, most unique experiences you can have on your bike.

Visit the Petroglyphs

Travel through time and experience original story telling through pictures carved on rocks. Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument features a rock panel carved with one of the largest known collections of petroglyphs.

Disc Golf at Base Camp

Take on one of the three most extreme courses in the world!

Take an Off-Road Adventure

Go on a guided tour or grab a Jeep and explore!

Camping in Arches National Park

Take advantage of the offseason by snagging a spot at the only and usually always booked campsites of Arches National Park : Devils Garden Campground.

Picture Perfect Photography

Capture breathtaking sunset and desert scenes in this artistry dreamland.

Skydiving at Base Jump

Marvel the views as you float through scenic canyons on a tandem base jump.


Please arrive for check-in by 8 am for coffee and donuts.
Each class session is 1 hour.

Class schedule updated: 11/29/21


How Do I Register?
Because each state administer’s CEUs differently, you will need to register through the rural water association for your state. See links in the Register Today section below.
Do I Get CEUs for Attending?
The rural water association for your state will provide you with any CEU credits for which you are eligible. You will register for this event with your state’s rural water association to ensure that you earn the CEUs that you are due.
What is There to Do in Town?
Check out the short list of great things to do in Moab in the Things to Do in Moab section above. For a more extensive list, visit https://www.discovermoab.com.
Does This Event Have Discounted Hotel Rates?
We are working on arranging a block of rooms. Please check back with us in a few weeks.

Register Today

Click on the Rural Water Association for your state to get registered for the event.


Reach out to us today by phone (below) by chat (to the right) or by email (below).  Let’s get started!