Hotel & Registration Information

Providence Biltmore

11 Dorrance St., Providence, RI 02903

Hotel Accommodations & Rates

The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) has secured a special group rate of $184 per night (single/double), plus applicable taxes, at the Providence Biltmore.  Reservations must be made by Monday, April 23, 2018 to receive the special rate, based on availability.  After this date, NACWA must release the unreserved rooms, and reservations will be accepted on a space available basis only with no guarantee that the Workshop & Training rates will apply. 

To ensure a hotel room, contact the Providence Biltmore online or at 401.340.2974. Be sure to identify yourself as a NACWA attendee. When contacting the hotel online, please use the group code 1805NACWAP in the group code field. If making a reservation via phone, please be sure to mention the same group code mentioned above. Note: Check-in time is 3:00 pm; check-out time is 11:00 am; baggage storage is available for your convenience.  Any requests for late check-out should be directed to the Hotel.

Registration Fees & Information

Registration for this event is closed.

Advance registrations must be received by Monday, April 30, 2018
.  Advance registrants will receive confirmation via e-mail.  Registration will be accepted after the deadline but attendees may not be listed in the Participant List.  If you have not received a confirmation within 5 business days after registering, please contact NACWA at registration@nacwa.org.

Workshop registration fee includes access to all activities Wednesday through Friday, including but not limited to: committee meetings; plenary sessions; and, evening social events.  The Training registration fee includes all Tuesday sessions for the training that attendees are registered for.  Meals during the Workshop include: light food and beverage at the Wednesday and Thursday evening receptions, as well as morning and afternoon beverage service Wednesday morning through Friday morning.  The Training includes a continental breakfast as well as morning and afternoon beverage service.

Cancellation/Substitution Policy

All registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing.  A full refund will be made if NACWA receives the cancellation by April 30, 2018.  After April 30, 2018, a $300 cancellation fee will be applied if a cancellation request has been submitted on or before Monday, May 14, 2018.  There on after, registration is considered final, and no refund will be available.  Submit all requests via e-mail to registration@nacwa.org.

Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the Workshop & Training; requests must be made by Monday, May 14, 2018.  Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. 


We want you to be comfortable, so you can enjoy your experience! Therefore, business casual dress is strongly encouraged. We suggest bringing a light sweater or jacket with you during the day as meeting rooms are air conditioned.  We do request business attire on Wednesday and Thursday evening.

General Waiver & Release

By registering for this National Association of Clean Water Agency (NACWA) sponsored Workshop & Training, each registrant acknowledges and assumes all risks associated with participation in the meeting and any associated on and off-site events/activities/tours (collectively “associated events”). Each registrant agrees, on behalf of him/herself, heirs and assigns, to waive and release, NACWA, its employees, directors, officers, volunteers, agents, successors, licensees, assigns, vendors, and sponsors (collectively “NACWA”) from any and all claims, liabilities, or causes of action arising from participation in this meeting and any associated events whether or not such damage, injury or loss may occur on the premises of the meeting, at off-site venues, in participating hotels or on event ground transportation.

Consent to Use Image

Registrant grants full permission to NACWA to take any and all photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record (collectively “images”) of registrant in connection with this event and to copyright, use and publish the same in audio, photographic or video format for any lawful purpose. Registrant agrees that NACWA is not responsible for unauthorized use of the images. Registrant further acknowledges that he/she is not entitled to compensation and that the images may appear with or without the registrant’s name.

Social Media

The views and opinions expressed on NACWA’s social media sites and links to other Internet resources do not necessarily represent those of NACWA. NACWA cannot be held responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information posted by external parties. 

Continuing Education Credits

Attend NACWA’s 2018 National Pretreatment & Pollution Prevention Workshop & Training and you can earn credits toward your certification or recertification.  Simply stop by the NACWA registration desk at the Workshop & Training and leave your business card or email tkenia@nacwa.org after the Workshop & Training and we will make sure you have a letter certifying your attendance.

Bringing a Family Member?

Do you have spouse or family member joining you in Providence?  Be sure to register them so that they can join you at NACWA receptions.  Please Note: Complimentary guest registration is intended solely for spouses/domestic partners or members of a registrant’s immediate family and cannot be used to register professional colleagues.

Ground Transportation

The Providence Biltmore is approximately 12 miles from the T.F. Green Airport (PVD) and is approximately 52 miles from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The hotel does not offer a complimentary airport shuttle however there are several transportation alternatives:

T.F. Green Airport (PVD)

Uber:        The estimate fare from the hotel to PVD to the hotel is $14-19. Please note that you can only take an Uber to the airport. Customer pick-ups from PVD are no longer permitted.

Lyft:          The estimate fare from the airport to the hotel is $21.

RIPTA:        Take the Route 20 bus, Kennedy Plaza (Providence), to get to the hotel. Once on the bus, get off at the Weybosset Opp Eddy stop. From there, the hotel is about a 3 minute walk.

Super Shuttle:        Representatives are available at PVD Baggage Claim or by phone at 800.258.3826.  You may also book tickets online.  Guests must make reservations directly with Super Shuttle to arrange return transportation to the airport.

Taxi Cab:       The estimate fare from PVD to the hotel is $36.

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)

Uber:        The estimate fare from BOS to the hotel is $89-117.

Lyft:          The estimate fare from the airport to the hotel is $100. 

Super Shuttle:        Representatives are available at BOS Baggage Claim or by phone at 800.258.3826.  You may also book tickets online.  Guests must make reservations directly with Super Shuttle to arrange return transportation to the airport.

Taxi Cab:        The estimate fare from BOS to the hotel is $160.

Car Rental:        Avis Rent-A-Car is NACWA’s official car rental company for this meeting.  Discounts are available by calling Avis directly at 800.331.1600. Our Avis Worldwide Discount Number is T563400.

Hotel Parking:        The hotel offers valet parking at $29/night with in and out privileges.

Preferred Airline

Delta Airlines:        We have teamed up with Delta Airlines to help our attendees encounter great discounts. Book your flight online and use our Meeting Code: NMRQB. You may also make flight reservations via phone by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800.328.1111, Monday-Friday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm CT. Please be sure to mention our Meeting Code.

For Additional Information

For information regarding program content or Workshop & Training registration contact NACWA at 202.833.2672 or send an e-mail to Tina S. Kenia