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351 Water Way
Plover, United States

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April 2017

PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACE ENTRY (6 Waterworks Safety/ Wastewater Safety/ Septage/ PDH/ Journeyman & Master Plumber, Plumber Restricted Appliance, Restricted Service)

April 11 @ 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, contractors 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 1910.146 General Industry, OSHA 29 CFR.1926.1203 Construction and State requirements. This Class Will Cover: Contractor Responsibilities Competent Person Responsibilities What Is A Confined Space Permit Required Confined Space Confined Space Evaluation Entry Procedures Other Employers Atmospheric Hazards Procedures For Atmospheric Testing Engulfment, Fall & Mechanical/Electrical…

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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER REFRESHER (6 Continuing Education Cross Connection Control Assembly Tester Credits, 6 Commercial & UDC Plumbing Inspector Cert., Journeyman & Master Plumber, Journeyman & Master Plumber-Restricted Appl.)

April 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER REFRESHER The State of Wisconsin now requires licensed cross connection control assembly testers to have at least six hours of continuing education credits for renewal after June 30, 2013. Attendees will have an opportunity to get updated on any new regulations and issues for assembly testers. The class will include opportunities to work hands-on with CCC assemblies. TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDE: Review of current Dept. of SPS code related to Cross Connection Control Current paperwork requirements…

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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER CERTIFICATION (40 Municipal Water Credits, Professional Engineer Credits, Plumber, Fire Sprinkler Fitter (see below))

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 21 @ 12:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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WRWA in conjunction with Hydro Designs Inc. will offer a 40 hour course for cross connection control assembly tester certification. This class will give participants the training and examination requirements for a certified back flow equipment tester in Wisconsin. Participants will have an opportunity to work hands-on with assemblies as they learn how to test and repair the devices. This class is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to inspect, test and repair these devices. This class…

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Basic General Wastewater (6 Municipal Wastewater CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 24 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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-Terminology - Influent Wastewater - Wastewater Treatment - Biosolids/Sludge - Processing, Handling, and Land Application - Effluent Discharge - Safety and Regulations Instructor:  Chris Groh (WRWA) Sign-Up Online 

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Water Systems Operations Basics – Regulations/Groundwater Resources (6 Municipal Water CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 24 @ 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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Biological Treatment – Suspended Growth Processes (3 Municipal Wastewater CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 25 @ 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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Water Systems Operations Basics – Well & Pump/Water Treatment (6 Municipal Water CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 25 @ 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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Nutrient Removal – Total Phosphorus (3 Municipal Wastewater CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 25 @ 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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Basic Laboratory (6 Municipal Wastewater CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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 Systems Operations Basics – Distribution Systems/Math Basics (6 Municipal Water CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 26 @ 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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Water Systems Operations Basics – Operations & Maintenance/Cross Connection Control (6 Municipal Water CEC’s for Certified Operators)

April 27 @ 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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May 2017

Municipal Water Operator Exam Review (6 Municipal Water CEC’s for Certified Operators)

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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Distribution System Pumps and Motors Storage Chemical Addition/Disinfection Safety Record Keeping Regulations Exam Review   INSTRUCTORS: WRWA STAFF Sign-Up Online 

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June 2017

Excavation Safety “Competent Person” (6 Waterworks Safety/Wastewater Safety/Septage/PDH CEC’s/Soil Tester)

June 1 @ 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. This Class Will Cover Training Requirements Who Is A Competent Person Understanding Soils Cave-In Hazards Classifying Soils How To Use Tabulated Data Competent Person Responsibilities General Requirements In And Around Excavations…

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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL SURVEYING (24 Municipal Water Credits, Professional Engineers, Plumber (see below)

June 27 @ 8:00 am - June 29 @ 5:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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(24 Commercial Plumbing Inspector, CCC Tester Registration, Journeyman & Master Plumber, Journeyman & Master Plumber -Restricted, UDC-Plumbing Inspector) Cross Connection Control Surveys are required by the Wisconsin Administrative Code.  Water utilities throughout Wisconsin are responsible for the surveys in their communities.  This 24 hour class will give participants the core knowledge needed to begin conducting these surveys. TOPICS COVERED: Regulations and legal responsibility Cross Connections – How, Why and Where Backflow preventer basics –What goes where DSPS  Plumbing Code  -All…

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July 2017

PERMIT-REQUIRED CONFINED SPACE ENTRY (6 Waterworks Safety/ Wastewater Safety/ Septage/ PDH/ Journeyman & Master Plumber, Plumber Restricted Appliance, Restricted Service)

July 11 @ 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, contractors 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 1910.146 General Industry, OSHA 29 CFR.1926.1203 Construction and State requirements. This Class Will Cover: Contractor Responsibilities Competent Person Responsibilities What Is A Confined Space Permit Required Confined Space Confined Space Evaluation Entry Procedures Other Employers Atmospheric Hazards Procedures For Atmospheric Testing Engulfment, Fall & Mechanical/Electrical…

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LEAD & COPPER and HOT TOPICS (3 OTM/NN Credits)

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This session will discuss important topics for small system water operators. We will take a look at the how lead and copper affects your water system and how to properly sample for lead and copper in the future. The class will also cover water quality parameters sampling, public education, and filling out a corrosion study for a lead and copper exceedance. We will also discuss various other water related topics and regulations pertinent to your water system. INSTRUCTORS: WRWA Staff…

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DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS TOOLS (3 OTM/NN Credits)

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This class will show attendees various devices and techniques available to address distribution system issues. This course will introduce new technologies and refresh operators on tools currently available for maintaining a distribution system. Some topics that may be covered include leak detection, line locating, pigging of mains, tank inspections, pressure chart recorders, and other distribution system tools. INSTRUCTORS: WRWA Staff Various Industry Reps Sign-Up Online    

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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL (6 Municipal Water Credits, 6 Commercial Plumbing Inspector, Journeyman & Master Plumber, Plumber**, Restricted Appliance, Restricted Appliance**, UDC-Plumbing Inspector)

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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8AM       Common Cross Connections 9AM       Backflow Prevention & Best Practices 10AM    Applicable Codes & CCC Strategy 12PM     Municipal CCC Program Requirements 1PM       How to conduct CCC Residential Surveys 2PM       High Hazard Facilities & Compliance INSTRUCTOR Gary McLaren - HydroCorp  Registration for this class starts at 7:30 with the class starting promptly at 8:00 am and running until 3:00 pm. Sign-Up Online 

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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL (3 OTM/NN Credits)

July 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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This workshop focuses on addressing two common and serious problems known as backflow and cross connections within a drinking water supply system. Handouts and discussion will cover: Common Cross Connections Backflow Prevention & Best Practices Applicable Codes & CCC Strategy Speaker:  Gary McLaren, HydroCorp Sign-Up Online    

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NAVIGATING THE INTERNET AND YOUR COMPUTER (3 OTM/NN Credits)

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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BRING A LAPTOP OR TABLET TO THIS CLASS This session will help you navigate the DNR website and other websites that are helpful to water operators. The instructors will show attendees examples and on-screen tutorials of important websites. Some sites that will be explored will be operator certification, Wisconsin DNR Drinking Water System page, and WAMS. Speaker:  WRWA Staff Sign-Up Online    

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September 2017

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER REFRESHER (6 Continuing Education Cross Connection Control Assembly Tester Credits, 6 Commercial & UDC Plumbing Inspector Cert., Journeyman & Master Plumber, Journeyman & Master Plumber-Restricted Appl.)

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER REFRESHER The State of Wisconsin now requires licensed cross connection control assembly testers to have at least six hours of continuing education credits for renewal after June 30, 2013. Attendees will have an opportunity to get updated on any new regulations and issues for assembly testers. The class will include opportunities to work hands-on with CCC assemblies. TOPICS DISCUSSED INCLUDE: Review of current Dept. of SPS code related to Cross Connection Control Current paperwork requirements…

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October 2017

CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL ASSEMBLY TESTER CERTIFICATION (40 Municipal Water Credits, Professional Engineer Credits, Plumber, Fire Sprinkler Fitter (see below))

October 2 @ 8:00 am - October 6 @ 12:00 pm
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way
Plover, United States
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WRWA in conjunction with Hydro Designs Inc. will offer a 40 hour course for cross connection control assembly tester certification. This  class will give participants the training and examination requirements for a certified back flow equipment tester in Wisconsin. Participants will have an opportunity to work hands-on with assemblies as they learn how to test and repair the devices. This class is open to anyone who is interested in learning how to inspect, test and repair these devices. This class…

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