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2016 Events

Disaster Management for Water & Wastewater Utilities

Training brought to you through a grant by:

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  • M1 - Threats to Facilities and Systems
  • M2 - Disaster Planning and Management
  • M3 - Disaster Mitigation
  • M4 - Disaster Response
  • M5 - Disaster Recovery

Date / Locations

August 29th and 30th

Camp Dodge
Joint Maneuver Training Area
7105 NW 70th Street

The Iowa Rural Water Association & IOWARN would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE two day training workshop.

This course presents information regarding preparing for, responding to and recovering from natural or man-made incidents affection water and/or wastewater facilities.
The course introduces the various hazards to which your system may be vulnerable to and the potential effects hazards you may face.

Participants are guides through portions of the EPA’s Response Protocol Toolbox. Case studies and hypothetical incidents will be examined.

Participants also practice developing a response and recovery plan for a water or wastewater incident.

Prior to attending participants are encouraged to take the online courses I S 1 0 0 , I S 7 0 0 & IS800 found online at:

Class Size - There is a maximum of 50 participants, pre-registration is required. Register early to reserve your seat.

This workshop offers 15.0 CEU hours for Water Treatment, Water Distribution or Wastewater.

Texas A&M Engineering

August 29th

Registration - 7:30am

Intro & Module 1 - 8:00 am

Break - 10:30 am

Module 1 (cont.) - 10:45am

Lunch - 12:00 pm

Module 2 - 1:00 pm

Break - 3:00 pm

Module 3 - 3:15 pm

End Day 1 - 5:00 pm

August 30th

Module 4 - 8:00 am

Break - 10:00 am

Module 4 (cont.) - 10:15 am

Lunch - 12:00 pm

Module 5 - 1:00 pm

Break - 2:30 pm

Module 5 (cont.) - 2:45 pm

Review - 3:45 pm

End Day 2 - 5:00 pm

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!


Wastewater Pump School

Training brought to you through a grant by:


Please join us for a day of instruction sponsored by Smith &
Loveless Inc.

Learn the history of S&L pumps and how to use, maintain and
troubleshoot wet well mounted pumps stations.

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.

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours will be awarded in Wastewater.

Date / Locations

July 21

IRWA Training Facility
4221 S. 22nd Ave. East


Regina Higgins
Fred DelToro
Smith & Loveless logo


8:30 - Overview of pump history at
Smith & Loveless

9:00 - Wet well mounted pump
stations-how they work

9:45 - Controls and pump features

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 - Troubleshooting wet well
mounted pump station

11:30 - LUNCH

12:30 - Maintenance on wet well
mounted pump station

1:30 - Pump hydraulics

2:00 - BREAK

2:15 - Pump curves, underground
pump stations-understanding
how they work and required

3:15 - WRAP-UP & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!