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2017 Events

 

2017 Centerville Water Distribution Workshop

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA

Lunch & breaks provided by:

Municipal Supply Inc & RRWA

Please note there are two sessions with the same training being repeated each day.

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers.

This workshop will cover water distribution topics to include the importance and how to complete a water audit, a review and discussion of the DNR’s new depressurization guidance, a review of the IOWARN – Utilities helping Utilities program, tracer wire types and proper installation, how to perform hydrostatic testing and a look at ice pigging and the use of helium for leak detection.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

Please note: Class is limited to 40 attendees each day

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

January 25
CLASS IS FULL
Centerville
Rathbun Water Shop
20225 Hwy 5 North

January 26
CLASS IS FULL
Centerville
Rathbun Water Shop
20225 Hwy 5 North

Presenters:
Agenda

2017 Presenters

8:00 AM - REGISTRATION

8:30 AM - Water Audits

9:40 AM - DNR Depressurization Guidance

10:50 AM - IOWARN – Utilities helping Utilities

11:50 AM - Lunch – sponsored by Municipal Supply

12:50 PM - Tracer Line & Hydrostatic Testing

2:00 PM - Ice Pigging & Helium Leak Detection

3:00 PM - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

E-One Grinder Pumps: Hands on Troubleshooting

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & USDA

Speakers From:

Iowa Pump Works

E-One Corporation

This class will cover everything from troubleshooting, teardown, rebuild & repair of the E-One Extreme DH & WH Series Pumps in a hands-on training atmosphere.

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers
to maintain compliance with state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists
(operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

On site technical assistance is available from the Iowa Rural Water Association at no cost.

Please note: Workshops are limited to 25 participants.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Wastewater upgrade or renewal.

Date / Locations

March 13
Missouri Valley
Water Treatment Plant
524 W Huron

March 14
New Hampton

Wastewater Treatment Plant
800 S Locust Ave

March 15
Ankeny

Iowa Pump Works Shop
825 SW Ordnance Rd

March 16
Centerville

Rathbun RW Distribution Shop
20225 Hwy 5 North

Speakers
Agenda

Dave Morgan - Iowa Pump Works

Russ Gleech - E-One Corporation

8:30 - REGISTRATION

9:00 - E-One Extreme Series Pump
Teardown and Troubleshooting,
Alarm Panel Troubleshooting

12:00 - Lunch Provided by Iowa Pump Works

1:00 Rebuild & Testing, Q & A

3:00 Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Membrane Treatment Workshops

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Water Treatment

 

Date / Locations

March 14
Fort Dodge

Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Ave

March 15
Waverly

Waverly Civic Center
200 1st Ave NE

 


Speakers
Agenda

Julia Nemeth-Harn, PE - Harn R/O Systems Inc.

7:30 - REGISTRATION

8:00 - Theory of Osmosis, R/O terminology, filtration index & chemistry, element construction, Pretreatment, SDI testing

10:00 - BREAK

10:15 - Array design & staging, Design Projections, Formulas & Data monitoring, Normalization, trouble shooting, cleaning

12:00 - Lunch on your own

1:00 - Membrane components, Discussion of regional issues

2:00 - Open Forum for Q&A

2:30 - Wrap-up & CEU

* Following the training you will have an opportunity to visit a local R/O facility or pilot project

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Practical Locating & Iowa One-Call

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

Speakers From:

Iowa One Call & Subsurface Solutions logos

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

Bring your locator for additional training on its use.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

March 21
Oakland

Oakland Community Center
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.

March 22
Washington

Washington Co. Fairgrounds
611 Hwy 1 S.

Speakers
Agenda

Travis Beran - Subsurface Solutions

David Shelly - Subsurface Solutions

Ben Booth - Iowa One Call

7:45 - REGISTRATION

8:15 - Locate Theory, Types of locators, Proper Use, The five things to use to confirm your locate, Locate accessories (GPS mapping)

11:45 -Lunch on your own

12:45 - Basic requirements of Iowa One Call, excavator requirements, enforcement policy, Iowa Code chapter 480, types of underground facilities, ramifications of damaging facilities, Q&A.

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Sustainable Management of Rural & Small Systems

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & USDA

This training will be an interactive workshop geared towards operators, managers, city clerks and decision makers. Please come ready to learn & participate!

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Clean Water Act and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

On site technical assistance is available from the Iowa Rural Water Association at no cost.

Please note: Class size is limited to 25 participants.

This workshop offers 6.0 CEU hours for upgrade & renewal for Wastewater, Water Treatment or Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

February 28
Fertile

Fertile Community Center
3494 Eagle Ave


Speakers
Agenda

Iowa Rural Water Association

7:30 - REGISTRATION

8:00 - Welcome – Introduction

8:15 AM - IQ – Key Management Areas

9:45 - Break

10:00 - Sustainability/Viability – improvement worksheets – Improving outcomes

12:00 - Lunch – on your own

1:30 - Asset inventories – risk analysis

3:00 - Break

3:15 - Life Cycle – Level of Service – Implementation

4:00 - References & Resources

4:15 - Wrap-up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Wastewater Inflow & Infiltration - Inspection & Maintenance of Collection Systems

Presented by:

NRWA & USDA

This is a 5 hour workshop focusing on collection system I&I identification, with equipment and tools used for inspection and maintenance of the sanitary sewer system being discussed and demonstrated.

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Clean Water Act and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Wastewater.

Date / Locations

March 7
Red Oak

Fire Station
1904 N. Broadway

March 8
Sloan

Sloan Community Center
423 Evans St

March 21
TBD

March 22
TBD


Speakers
Agenda

McClure Engineering Co.

Municipal Pipe Tool Co, LLC

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - I&I: Developing a Cost Effective Approach to Removal

9:30 - BREAK

9:45 - I&I: Developing a Cost Effective Approach to Removal - continued

10:45 - Locator Micro Push Cameras

11:30 - LUNCH – Provided by Municipal Pipe & Tool – McClure Engineering

12:30 - Truck/Trailer Jetters – Combo Trucks – Nozzles – Mainline Camera Equipment Demo

2:45 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Wastewater Workshop

Presented by:

NRWA & USDA

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Clean Water Act and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

On site technical assistance is available from the Iowa Rural Water Association at no cost.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Wastewater.

Date / Locations

March 22
Cherokee

WITCC Cherokee Campus
200 Victory Drive

March 23
Oakland

Oakland Community Center
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.


Speakers
Agenda

CHEROKEE
Erin Allen - Midlands GIS
Kirk Larson - Midlands GIS
Tony Bileck - MC2

OAKLAND
Erin Allen - Midlands GIS
Kirk Larson - Midlands GIS
Michael Carr - DGR
Sam Johnson - DGR

CHEROKEE

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - GPS Field Processes & Inspections for Wastewater Systems

10:00 - BREAK – Sponsored by Midlands GIS

10:15 - Acoustic Blockage Inspections for Wastewater Systems

11:45 - Lunch on your own

12:45 - Wastewater Disinfection Alternatives

1:45 - BREAK

2:00 - Wastewater Disinfection Alternatives continued

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

OAKLAND

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - GPS Field Processes & Inspections for Wastewater Systems

10:00 - BREAK – Sponsored by Midlands GIS

10:15 - Acoustic Blockage Inspections for Wastewater Systems

11:45 - Lunch on your own

12:45 - Pressure Sewer Systems – Serving the Un-servable

1:45 - BREAK

2:00 - Digester Rehabilitation: Technology & Co-Generation Analysis

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Water Distribution - Hydrants/Valves

Presented by:

Clow Valve Company

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop cosponsored by Clow Valve.

General tour and overview of the Clow Valve Company and their Metal Casting Facility and Machine Shop. Also a fire hydrant demonstration and discussion.

Learn how your fire hydrants and water valves are made from start to finish. Learn the different types of products. Learn the specific parts of products. Constant discussion with Q&A throughout the day. Fire hydrant demonstration.

Please note: Workshop is limited to 30 participants.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

February 14
CLASS IS FULL
Oskaloosa

Clow Foundry
1607 17th Ave E

March 21
Oskaloosa

Clow Foundry
1607 17th Ave E


Speakers
Agenda

Andy Kohler
Clow Valve Company

Steve Werninger
Clow Valve Company

8:30 – 9:00 Registration, Coffee

9:00 – 12:00 Foundry products, safety and tour. Hydrant teardown and repair, Q&A.

12:30 – 2:30 Lunch, Machine Shop tours

2:30 – 2:45 Wrap up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Water Operation Math

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

This workshop is designed for those operators who struggle with math as part of their duties and will cover the very basic to more complex math used for water treatment and distribution.

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

Please note: Class size is limited to 15 participants at each location. Register early to ensure your seat! Bring Calculator, Scratch Paper, Pens or Pencils.

This workshop offers 3.0 CEU hours for Water Treatment or Distribution.

 

Date / Locations

January 4
Stanhope

Stanhope Community Center
600 Main Street

January 11
CLASS IS FULL
Oakland

Oakland Community Center
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.

January 18
Le Mars

Le Mars Convention Center Board Room
275 12th St. SE

February 1
Emmetsburg

The Shores at Five Island Community Center
14 N Lawler St

February 8
New Hampton

Fire Station Meeting Room
403 S. Linn Ave

February 15
Mt. Pleasant

Henry County Emergency Management
900 W Washington St.

Speakers
Agenda

Iowa Rural Water Association

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - Key concepts, formulas, acronyms, constants conversions, perimeter, area, volumes

9:40 - Flows, detention, percentage, feed rates, use of pie wheels, dose, demand, residual

10:50 - Horsepower, efficiency, velocity, loading, backwash

11:50 - Wrap-up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Water Operational Nuts"n"Bolts Workshops

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from State Rural Water Association at no cost.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours. See agenda (below) for CEUs available each hour.

Date / Locations

March 7
Cherokee

WITCC Cherokee Campus
200 Victory Drive

March 8
Ventura

Ventura Community Center
4 Weimer St

March 28
Oakland

Oakland Community Center
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.

March 29
Washington

Washington Public Library
115 W. Washington

Speakers
Agenda

Lisa Walters - IRWA
Joe Finch - IRWA
Dale Barrie - IRWA
Brett Hansen - SGA Coatings
Chad McCleary - Washington Water Department

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - Source Water Protection – DNR Well Drawdown Guidance
WT WD

9:30 - Water Loss WT WD

10:30 - BREAK

10:45 - DNR Depressurization Guidance WT WD

11:45 - LUNCH – on your own

1:00 - Coating Systems
WT WD WW

2:00 - BREAK

2:15 - Pumps WT WD WW

3:15- Wrap-up & CEUs

*CEUs in bold

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!