Annual Conference

May 10 & 11, 2023

Lake Morey Resort

Fairlee, VT

Our Annual Conference & Trade Show is held each year in May. It includes classes to earn water and wastewater TCHs, a trade show with industry vendors, and our annual membership meeting and award ceremony.

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Conference Registration

Registration is $55 for members and $110 for non-members.

Conference Registration

Golf Tournament

Our 20th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Wednesday, May 10. The tournament begins at 12:30 pm with a shotgun start.

Golf Tournament Registration

Training Classes

Earn 3.5 TCH (water/wastewater) if you attend a class during each session. The first class begins at 8:30 am on Thursday, May 11. Other classes will take place throughout the day. View the full schedule with class descriptions here.

Class Topics:
• Emergency Response in an Ever-Changing World
• Technical, Managerial and Financial Capacity Building Initiatives
• Wastewater Regulatory Updates
• Roundtable on Workforce Development
• Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance

Trade Show

Many industry vendors will display their products and answer questions from 8 am to 3 pm on Thursday, May 11.

Vendor Registration

Drinking Water Taste Test

Vermont Drinking Water Week will be hosting the 2023 Water Taste Test on May 11. To participate, submit an entry form by April 28 and deliver 1 gallon of water to the Taste Test table in the lobby by 9 am on May 11.

Water Taste Test Rules

Entry Form (PDF)

Entry Form (Word doc)

Coffee Talk about PFAS with DWGPD

Drop by for a conversation about PFAS with Bryan Redmond and Ben Montross from the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division (DWGPD). They will provide an overview of the EPA’s proposed National Drinking Water Regulation for PFAS and what it means in Vermont, attempt to answer questions, and solicit comments and questions from operators to submit to EPA as part of the rulemaking process. 8 to 10 am in the lounge.


Lunch on May 11 is included in your conference registration. The luncheon includes  our Annual Membership Meeting, and the Tony Torchia Award ceremony, and announcement of the winners of our Board of Directors election and the Drinking Water Taste Test.

Tony Torchia Award

The Tony Torchia Award is given annually at our conference to recognize a special contribution to the water/wastewater field in Vermont. 

Find more information and see past recipients here.

Vendors & Sponsors

Registration is now open for trade show vendors and conference sponsors.

Booth Registration

Attendee Registration

Sponsorship Registration

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Reservations should be made directly with Lake Morey Resort by April 10; call 800-423-1211 and mention Vermont Rural Water.


Lake Morey Resort is located at 82 Clubhouse Rd, Fairlee, VT. Fairlee is near the Vermont–New Hampshire border about 20 miles north of White River Junction. From I-91, take Exit 15.

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