Membership Meeting

Join members and other professionals in the industry at the Florida Ground Water  Association’s Membership Meeting

Registration is open! FREE for members but you must RSVP.

When: Saturday, October 14, 2023 from 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Where: Hyatt Centric Key West Resort & Spa, 601 Front St. Key West, FL 33040
What: Two (2) approved Rules/Well Construction CE credits (R/R) will be provided. Presentations will include the following:

  • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Update on the Association Business and what to expect for the 2024 Legislative Session (1 R/R Credit)
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Introduction to Drilling Fluids & Solids Control - Chuck Skillman, Sentinel Solutions (1 R/R Credit)

Hotel Reservation Information:
Note: Deposit equal to one (1) night Room & Tax will be due at time of booking.

  • Attendees will receive a discounted hotel room rate of $289 per night.
  • Group Code: G-FGWA
  • Reservation Link:
  • Reservations must be made prior to September 12th to receive the discounted group rate.
  • Discounted self-parking rates.
  • Jala Spa services discounted 10% for Group attendees (must be pre-booked). 
    • Please visit Jala Spa to view our services and book an appointment. Use Promo Code GROUP at check-out.
  • Discounted resort fees to include access to pool noodles, inflatable floats and floating dock; Welcome drink upon arrival; 24 hour Fitness Center Access (featuring Pelotons); Complimentary 2 hour bike rental (per registered guest, per stay; Access to beach fire pits (lit nightly); Ponchos and use of hotel umbrellas; Hydration stations around pool and resort; Afternoon poolside refreshments and chilled towels; Access to various on-site weekly hotel programming and entertainment including, but not limited to happy hours, cooking demonstrations, and local marine eco experiences; Beach chairs for excursions; Daily live music featuring local and regional favorites; In room bath robes and slippers; Coco’s Monkey Adventures Gift Shop to help plan all excursions; Access to pool and hot tub facilities including pool chairs.

CE Presentation Information:
This two hour course will cover: Introduction to Drilling Fluids and Solids Control: overview of drilling fluid operations, importance of drilling fluids, mixing of drilling fluids, rheology and viscosity, density and filtration control, solids control, shakers and hydrocyclones, centrifuges and dewatering. The second hour will include a presentation by FGWA leadership covering: the latest news and business for the association, deep dive into 2024 legislative activities, current bills and rules being proposed that could impact FGWA members and the groundwater industry, enforcement and regulation issues surrounding the industry, and discuss recommendations to bring back to DEP and Districts.

Local Area Offerings:
Key West activities can be organized through our on-site Gift Shop that we partner with, Coco’s Monkey. For individual reservations please visit Coco’s Monkey Gift Shop or call 305-809-4099. Click here for local Water Sports Information.

Thank you to our sponsor!