ABOUT AVANTE-WWTAP

Our mission is to provide quality training in innovative wastewater operators enabling them to protect the most valuable resource of our planet ----- WATER
OUR PROMISE

We are committed to safeguarding public health and protecting the environment by providing important training to those in the field.

OWNER

Rey Davila

  • 34 years of professional wastewater experience as an Operator, Chief Plant Operator, Plant Supervisor and Wastewater Trainer
  • 16 years of Operations Challenge
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • Class “A” Wastewater licence
  • Hazmat Certification by the City of Dallas Fire Department
  • Demonstrated outstanding professionalism and tireless performance of duties with dedication to the betterment of the Water Environment
  • Used experience, skills, and knowledge to operate and train across multiple permitted plants with capacities up to 140 MGD with zero permit violations during his tenure
  • Assisted engineers on the design and construction of new facilities throughout his career from 5 million up to 40 million dollars budget
  • Participated as a WW trainer in the “WaterWorks” grant conducted by the Collin County College in Conjunction with the North Texas Municipal Water District to train the future generations of operators in the wastewater industry
INSTRUCTOR

Zachary Jackson

  • 8+ years in the wastewater industry: operated and managed facility process control, equipment, and expansions; developed training programs;
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Biology with a minor in Chemistry
  • Class A Wastewater Operator License
  • 6+ years training experience for UT Arlington and North Texas Municipal
    Water District
  • WEAT Advanced Operator Training Course Development Leader
  • Operations Challenge Competitor 7 years
INSTRUCTOR

Gary Sober

  • Spent over 47 years working with operators to improve the day-to-day operations of water and wastewater treatment plants.
  • Has led the training and troubleshooting for water and wastewater facilities across the U.S.
    and overseas with capacities ranging from 5,000 gallons to over 150 MGD. Of those systems, one was the first BNR plant in central Texas and another the largest wastewater plant in Atlanta.
  • Received several awards for his excellence in operations compliance from the Lower Colorado River Authority.