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2014 Events

 

Control Panels: Components & Hands-On Troubleshooting

Sponsored By:MVP

Training brought to you by:Training brought to you by

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

This workshop will educate operators on basic identification of control panel components, proper circuit wiring, use of test meters and hands-on troubleshooting techniques for control panels.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 12 ATTENDEES EACH DAY - NO EXCEPTIONS

This workshop offers 6 CEU hours in Water Treatment, Water Distribution or Wastewater.

Location/Dates

All training will take place at Mississippi Valley Pump
435 S. Devils Glen Road
Bettendorf, IA

December 9 & 11 - These sessions have been cancelled

December 16 & 18
(Weather make-up dates will be the following day)

We also have training
dates in 2015!!

Click for dates

Speaker
Agenda

Chuck Askren, owner of Mississippi Valley Pump, has been in the electrical & pump service industry for over 35 years. After serving his country as an electrician's mate in the US Navy, Chuck worked for Midland Forge & Flygt Corporation before opening Mississippi Valley Pump in 1998. Chuck has taught classes for Flygt Corp., Kirkwood Community College, IRWA, Illinois Rural Water, Water Federation and others.

7:30 - REGISTRATION

8:00 - Understanding basic electric
symbols, use of meters &
identification of control panel
components

9:15 - Reading & understanding
schematics

11:00 - Wiring of circuits & hands on troubleshooting of panels

12:30 - Lunch – Provided by Mississippi Valley Pump

1:00 - Hands-on troubleshooting of control panels

2:30 - QA & Review

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

To Register
Please contact Scott Shover at 515-201-6203 or Email Scott

 

2015 Events

 

Challenges of Ammonia and Disinfection – What You Need to Know

Training brought to you through a grant by:
NRWA & EPA logos

Iowa Rural Water Association and Iowa Department of Natural Resources presents:

“Challenges of Ammonia and Disinfection – What You Need to Know”

Please join us for a workshop to discuss the issues which you face with disinfection when ammonia is present. Whether ammonia occurs naturally or is added for chloramination, we will be discussing the challenges you face maintaining water quality.

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 CEU hours in Water Treatment & Distribution.

Date / Locations

March 10
Cherokee
WITCC Campus
200 Victory Drive

March 25
Washington
Washington County Fairgrounds
611 Hwy 1 South

Speakers
Agenda

Julie Sievers - Iowa DNR

Dale Barrie - IRWA

Joe Finch - IRWA

8:00 Registration

8:30 Chlorine Chemistry

9:40 Ammonia Sources and
Impact

10:50 Nitrification Basics

11:50 LUNCH

12:50 Nitrification – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

2:00 Testing, Indicators, and Next Steps

3:00 Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Control Panels: Components & Hands-On Troubleshooting

Sponsored By:MVP

Training brought to you by:Training brought to you by

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

This workshop will educate operators on basic identification of control panel components, proper circuit wiring, use of test meters and hands-on troubleshooting techniques for control panels.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 12 ATTENDEES EACH DAY - NO EXCEPTIONS

This workshop offers 6 CEU hours in Water Treatment, Water Distribution or Wastewater.

Location/2015 Dates

All training will take place at Mississippi Valley Pump
435 S. Devils Glen Road
Bettendorf, IA

January 13, 15, 27, 29
February 3, 5, 17, 19
March 3, 5, 17, 19

(Weather make-up dates will be the following day)

Speaker
Agenda

Chuck Askren, owner of Mississippi Valley Pump, has been in the electrical & pump service industry for over 35 years. After serving his country as an electrician's mate in the US Navy, Chuck worked for Midland Forge & Flygt Corporation before opening Mississippi Valley Pump in 1998. Chuck has taught classes for Flygt Corp., Kirkwood Community College, IRWA, Illinois Rural Water, Water Federation and others.

7:30 - REGISTRATION

8:00 - Understanding basic electric
symbols, use of meters &
identification of control panel
components

9:15 - Reading & understanding
schematics

11:00 - Wiring of circuits & hands on troubleshooting of panels

12:30 - Lunch – Provided by Mississippi Valley Pump

1:00 - Hands-on troubleshooting of
control panels

2:30 - QA & Review

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

To Register
Please contact Scott Shover at 515-201-6203 or Email Scott

 

Line & Leak Locating – Water Audits

Training brought to you through a grant by:
NRWA & EPA logos

Please join the staff of Subsurface Solutions and the Iowa Rural Water Association for a workshop discussing the use of line, electromagnetic and leak locators and the available accessories to make your locates easier and more accurate. We will also discuss the steps and tools available to perform a water audit to accurately determine your unaccountable water loss.

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 CEU hours in Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

March 17
Newton
IRWA Training Center
4221 S. 22nd Ave East

March 18
Ventura
Community Center
4 North Weimer Street

Speakers
Agenda

Subsurface Solutions

IRWA Staff

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Types of locators – checking for accuracy
– use of electromagnetic locator

10:45 AM - Water Audits

11:45 AM - LUNCH

12:45 PM - Leak locating

1:55 PM - Accessories you can use

3:00 PM - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

 

2013 Training Event Presentations

Drinking Water Compliance & Operations - March 2013