Winter Operations (6 Municipal Water & 6 Wastewater Credits)

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Thursday, December 5, 2019
WRWA Technology Center, 351 Water Way, Plover, WI
(6 Municipal Waterworks, Wastewater Credits)


8:00      Thawing Frozen Pipes

Tips & tricks on the different methods to safely and effectively thaw out frozen pipes.  Eric Van Laanen- Core & Main

9:00      Winter Operations for Tanks

Utilizing Mixers and other water level strategies are discussed to keep tanks in service during cold weather.  Mike Olesen- KLM Engineering, Inc.

10:00    Seeing Beneath the Snow & Ice

Pipe, valve box and manhole locating in all weather conditions.  Doug Gries- Ferguson Waterworks

11:00    Hydrants and Valves in the Winter

Winterization, operation, maintenance and repair of distribution hydrants and valves to keep them operational in cold weather conditions.  Chris Groh, WRWA Executive Director

12:00    Lunch (on your own)

1:00      GIS Mapping 

The importance of good maps during bad weather and emergency situations.  Chris Groh, WRWA Executive Director

2:00      Winter Considerations for Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants

Water and Wastewater operational changes for optimal cold weather treatment.  Chris Groh, WRWA Executive Director

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