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2016 Events


Disaster Management for Water & Wastewater Utilities

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

Sponsors:


Topics

  • 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
Johnston

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:
http://training.fma.gov/IS/NIMS.asp

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.
Speaker
Agenda

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!

Registration Closed

 

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

November 2
Cherokee

WITCC Cherokee Campus
200 Victory Drive

November 3
Manchester

Delaware Co. Fairgrounds Community Center
200 E. Acers St.

March 21, 2017
Oakland

Oakland Community Center
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.

March 22, 2017
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 and Small Systems Workshop

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & EPA logos

This training will be an interactive workshop geared towards operators, managers, 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 Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

At the workshop, you will conduct a guided self-assessment of your system and identify areas for improvement that are critical to success at your utility. This self-assessment will help you prioritize actions when resources are limited. You will also learn from other utilities that have faced similar challenges.

This six hour interactive workshop will focus on ten key management areas of effectively managed utilities, which make up a framework for a complete and well-rounded management approach. By making operational improvements in any of these areas, your utility will be able to deliver increasingly efficient, higher quality services to your community.

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

Please note: Class size is limited to 30 participants for each workshop.

This workshop offers 6.0 CEU hours for Wastewater, Water Treatment and Water Distribution.

Date / Locations

November 1
Carson

Community Building
316 South Commercial St.

Other Dates TBD

Speaker
Agenda

IRWA Staff

8:00 AM - REGISTRATION

8:15 AM - Key Management Areas

9:20 AM - Sustainability

10:30 AM - Self-Assessment Exercise

11:30 AM - Lunch on your own

12:30 PM - Improving Outcomes

1:35 PM - Practices, Tools & Measures

2:45 PM - Resources

3:45 PM - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!

 

Wastewater Applications of Submersible Pumps and Control Panel Training

Training brought to you through a grant by:

NRWA & USDA

Presented by:

Electric Pump

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.

This class will be a hands on demonstration of repairing submersible pumps and control panels. The morning session will consist of tearing down a pump for inspection and then correctly reassembling for proper operations. The afternoon session will cover troubleshooting control panel problems with an question and answer session for all covered material.

Please note: Class size is limited to 30 participants at each location. Register early to ensure your seat!

This workshop offers 5.0 CEU hours for Wastewater.

Date / Locations

November 14
Clarinda

Water Treatment Plant
701 N. 1st

November 15
Sac City

Wastewater Plant
811 Highland Ave.

November 16
New Hampton

Wastewater Plant
800 Locust Ave.

November 17
Eldridge

Electric Pump Inc.
702 E. Price

November 18
Des Moines

Electric Pump Inc.
4280 E. 14th St.

Speaker
Agenda

Electric Pump

8:15 - REGISTRATION

8:45 - Submersible Pump Repair Tear Down

10:15 - BREAK

10:30 - Submersible Pump Repair Reassembly

11:45 - Submersible Pump Troubleshooting

12:30 - LUNCH (Provided by Electric Pump)

1:30 - Control Panel Troubleshooting

2:30 - Q&A

3:00 - CEU’S and evaluations

Registration Cost
No Fees!
These classes are FREE!