Columbia Valley Local Section

Photo: Kelly via Creative Commons
Photo: Kelly via Creative Commons
Welcome to the Columbia Valley Local Section Website.

According to the Section Bylaws, the Columbia Valley Section consists of:

Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. This area includes all of Okanogan, Chelan, Kittitas, Yakima, and Klickitat Counties, and all Washington Counties eastward to the Idaho border as well as all counties in Idaho north of and including Idaho County.

This is shown approximately in the following map where the colored areas represent the Section within Washington and Idaho. The total area is estimated at approximately 51,000 square miles (132,000 square km). Activities tend to be centered around Richland, Washington.

Upcoming Events

February Webinar

A Perspective on the World's Energy Challenge
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 6:30pm-8:00pm PST
Posted by Nicholas Jaegers
A Perspective on the World's Energy Challenge Modern life depends upon the availability of plentiful energy at reasonable cost. Life styles, industries, agriculture, health care all assume availability of energy on demand. Is this situation sustainable? These days we see daily headlines, news...Read more

Recent Events

Hamilton Cellars Tour

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 3:00pm-5:00pm PST
Posted by Nicholas Jaegers
Greetings CVS, A facilities tour has been scheduled with Hamilton Cellars, a local winery . Please find the relevant details below. Hamilton Cellars Tour Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018 Time: 3:00 pm Location: 55410 North Sunset Road , Benton City, WA Please RSVP to Topic:...Read more

AIChE - CVS January Webinar

Model Predictive Control: An Overview and Selected Applications
Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 6:30pm-8:30pm PST
Posted by Nicholas Jaegers
Model Predictive Control (MPC) is the most commonly advanced control technique applied in the chemical process industries. In this Webinar, basic feedback control principles are reviewed using a simple surge tank example. Important challenges in petroleum refining and other large-scale chemical...Read more