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351 Water Way
Plover, United States

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October 2017

Water System Operations Basics – Regulations & Groundwater Resources (6 Municipal Water Credits)

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Regulations: Regulations from various agencies and levels of government can be confusing and pose a challenge to the success of a water utility if they are not fully understood. Instructors will address the origin of the regulations and give overviews of regulations water utility operators deal with every day. Groundwater Resources: This part of session will cover many of the basics of water and groundwater resources. Understanding the basics of the water cycle and groundwater are essential to the operations…

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Water System Operations Basics – Well and Pump & Water Treatment (6 Municipal Water Credits)

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Well and Pumps: Over 90% of municipal water utilities use groundwater as their source. Having knowledge of wells and pumps is essential to the duties of a water utility operator. This portion of session I will cover the types of wells, and discussion which may be suitable for a municipal water system, well drilling methods, the components of a well, and different pumps that are commonly used in a water system and how they work. Water Treatment: Students attending this…

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Biological Treatment – Suspended Growth Processes – AM (3 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Theory and Principles - Operation and Maintenance - Monitoring, Process Control, and Troubleshooting - Safety and Regulations Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus – PM (3 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Chemical Removal Theory & Principles -Operation & Maintenance -Monitoring, Process Control & Troubleshooting -Safety & Regulations -Calculations   Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Water System Operations Basics – Distribution Systems & Math Basics (6 Municipal Water Credits)

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Distribution Systems: This training session will help familiarize or refresh students with the various components of a water utility distributions system. The discussion will include pipes used for distribution and their pros and cons based on type, locating those pipes, different types of valves found through a system, water meters, hydrants, and storage facilities. Throughout this session there will be hands-on demonstrations of many of these components giving students an opportunity to better understand how they work. Math Basics: This…

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Basic Laboratory (6 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Safety -Sampling -lab Equipment -General Lab Practices -BOD -TSS -Total Phosphorus -Ammonia -Total Residual Chlorine QA/QC Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Water System Operations Basics – Operations and Maintenance & Cross Connection Control (6 Municipal Water Credits)

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Operations and Maintenance: The organization of the day to day operations and the maintenance is an important part of the compliance and success of a water utility. This portion of the series will educate students on what capacity development is and why it is important to the operation of a utility. Maintenance schedules, record keeping, and the importance of mapping will also be covered in the class. Cross Connection Control:   Utilities throughout Wisconsin are required to have a cross connection…

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Biological Solids/Sludge-Hauling, Processing and Reuse – AM (3 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Principles of Mechanical Sludge handling -Structure and Function -Operation -Maintenance -Monitoring -Troubleshooting -Safety -Calculations Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Disinfection – PM (3 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Chlorination Theory & Principles Operation & Maintenance Safety & Regulations Calculations -Ultraviolet Theory & Principles Operation & Maintenance Safety & Regulations Calculations Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Municipal Water Operator Exam Review (6 Municipal Water Credits)

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Municipal Water Exam Review Distribution System Pumps and Motors Storage Chemical Addition/Disinfection Safety Record Keeping Regulations Exam Review INSTRUCTORS:WRWA Employees WHO SHOULD ATTEND Any new water system personnel, or anyone interested in reviewing the basics of operating and maintaining a water system prior to taking the DNR certification exam. Sign-Up Online 

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November 2017

Ground Water Engineering & Ethics (5 Water Credits/Professional Development Hours/2 Eng. Ethics)

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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8:00 am to 8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:30 am Welcome 8:30 am to 9:30 am Siting and Permitting a New Well; Wellhead Protection (Speaker: Joel Giraud, AECOM) 9:30 am to 10:00 am Engineering Design: Drilling & Constructing a New Well (Speaker: Tracy Greenfield; Municipal Well and Pump) 10:00 am to 10:15 am Break 10:15 am to 11:00 am Well Head Engineering, Chemical Addition, Disinfection - Engineering Design and DNR approval (Speakers: Jerry Groth and Andy Mullendore) 11:00 am…

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December 2017

Operation of Wastewater Treatment Ponds (6 Municipal Wastewater Credits)

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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BRING A CALCULATOR 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.  Introductions, Class Objectives, Housekeeping 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Theory and Operation of Pond Systems 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Design and Configurations of Pond Systems 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Troubleshooting Pond Problems 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Discharge and other DNR permit regulations 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Pond Math and Review Kay Curtin, Jesse Hass - Instructors Sign-Up Online     

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SAMPLING PRACTICES (AM) (3 OTM/NN Credits Only)

December 12 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Improper sampling techniques can adversely affect your sample results. Attend this class and learn how to give yourself the best chance of getting accurate results. We will go over the requirements of the Bacteriological, Lead & Copper Rules, and explain the importance of proper sampling sites and techniques for required monitoring. They include Bacteriological, Lead and Copper, Inorganics, Volatile organics, Synthetic organics, RAD sampling, and Disinfection Byproducts. Speaker: Industry Professionals Sign-Up Online    

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WATER TREATMENT TECHNIQUES (PM) (3 OTM/NN Credits Only)

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This class will provide information on the most common water treatment systems currently being used to address water quality problems. This includes: approved treatment methods for nitrate removal, hard water, bacteria and corrosion control. We will also cover other factors affecting water quality in the distribution system that result in water complaints from your customers. Speaker: Industry Professionals Sign-Up Online    

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EXCAVATION “COMPETENT PERSON” SAFETY TRAINING (6 Municipal Water or Wastewater Safety Credits)

December 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This class was designed for water/wastewater, public works, engineers, building inspectors and contractor employees. Participants will be able to identify existing and predictable hazards in excavations and hazardous working conditions which are unsanitary or dangerous. This class will cover OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P Excavations and State requirements. Employees who work in or around excavations should attend. Anyone approaching an excavation (regardless of who created the excavation) must have the training. SPEAKER:  VINCENT MATARRESE, ADVANCED SAFETY TECHNOLOGY Sign-Up Online 

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January 2018

PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACE ENTRY TRAINING (6 Municipal Water or Wastewater Safety Credits)

January 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This training class was designed for entrants, attendants, supervisors, competent person and management personnel. Participants will be able to identify confined spaces, hazards, non-permit and permit-required confined spaces.  This course will comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA Confined Spaces In Construction, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 Permit-Required Confined Space Entry and State requirements. Employees who work in or around confined spaces, confined space rescuers, managers responsible for implementing safety and health standards, contractor employees and safety coordinators should attend.…

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March 2018

OTM / NN WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR CERTIFICATION EXAM REVIEW (No Credit)

March 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Attendees will learn information that will assist them to prepare to take the small (OTM & NN) water system operator certification exam. This class will cover all areas of operation and maintenance of a small water system including the hydrologic cycle, water chemistry, water system regulations, water contamination & treatment and water system components. Instructor:  WRWA Staff Sign-Up Online    

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