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2022 Events

1st Annual IRWA NW Training Event

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & US EPA

Presented by:

ISGDGR Engineering
CoBank

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from ISG, DGR Engineering, CoBank and the IRWA Contract Lobbyist.

Join us for Lunch and Golf in the afternoon at Otter Valley Golf Course - 2669 Kennedy Ave, George, Iowa.

This workshop will offer 3 CEU hours for Water Treatment offered at DEMCO location.

Date/Location

July 29, 2022
Water Treatment

DEMCO Community Center
714 Main Street, Boyden

July 29, 2022
Board/Management

Otter Valley Golf Course
2669 Kennedy Ave, George

Speakers
Agenda

Julie Sievers – ISG

Ryan Norman – DGR Engineering

Julie McCusker – CoBank

Emily Piper – IRWA Contract Lobbyist

Water Treatment at DEMCO Community Center

8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Coffee

9:00 – 10:00 Water Treatment with Julie Sievers

10:00 – 12:00 Water Treatment with DGR Engineering

Board/Management at Otter Valley Golf

9:00 – 11:00 CoBank

11:00 – 12:00 Legislative Update

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

Regional Equipment Facility Training

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & US EPA

Presented by:

REFT presenters

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from IRWA Field Staff Members, IDNR Field Office Staff and KLM Engineering.

This session will focus on IRWA equipment available for loan locally at the regional equipment facility. Also, additional equipment, technical assistance and emergency response services provided by IRWA. There will also be an overview of IRWA source water protection services. Representatives from the regional IDNR Field Offices will be on hand to give an update. KLM Engineering will wrap the training up with a session on the cost of doing nothing – putting off infrastructure maintenance until it is too late.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Treatment, Distribution or 4 hours for Wastewater

Date/Location

April 26, 2022
Turner Hall
119 E. Greene St., Postville

April 27, 2022
Waverly Civic Center
200 1st Street NE, Waverly

May 3, 2022
Washington County Fairgrounds
611 Hwy 1 South, Washington

May 4, 2022
Iowa Rural Water Association
4221 S. 22nd Ave. East, Newton

May 10, 2022
Oakland Civic Center
614 Dr Van Zee Rd., Oakland

July 19, 2022
Marcus Community Center
319 N. Main Street, Marcus

July 20, 2022
The Red Shed Event Center
908 2nd Street NW, Clarion

Speakers
Agenda

 

8:00 – 8:30 Registration, Coffee

8:30 – 10:30 IRWA Equipment Loan Program/Technical Assistance Services/Emergency Response/Drone/IRWA Field Staff

10:45 – 11:45 Source Water Protection/Aaron Schroeder, Source Water Protection Specialist

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch on your own

12:45 – 1:45 IDNR Updates/IDNR Field Staff

1:45 – 2:45 The Cost of Doing Nothing/Dewey Prinzing - KLM Engineering

2:45 – 3:00 Wrap up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

Anamosa Water Distribution Training

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & US EPA

Presented by:

April 5th presenters

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from Tnem ec/Modern Coating Solutions , Viking, Ferguson Waterworks and Subsurface Solutions.

This session will focus on topics such as: locating, mapping and surveying; towers and tanks; and water meters/AMI. There will be classroom discussion with Q&A throughout the day.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Water Distribution

Date/Location

April 5
Anamosa
Lawrence Community Center
600 E Main St


Speakers
Agenda

Brent Briley – Subsurface Solutions

Josh Brady – Tnemec/Modern Coating Solutions

Rob Jongquist – Viking

Bradley Klein – Ferguson Waterworks

8:00 – 8:30 Registration, Coffee

8:30 – 10:30 Locating, Mapping and Surveying

10:45 – 11:45 Tower/Tank Coating

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch on your own

12:45 – 1:45 Tanks & Towers

2:00 – 3:00 Water Meters/AMI

3:00 – 3:15 Wrap up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

2022 E-One Grinder Pumps: Hands on Troubleshooting

Training brought to you by:

NRWA, USDA Rural Development

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 cover everything from troubleshooting, teardown, rebuild & repair of the E-One Extreme DH & WH series pumps in a hands-on training atmosphere.

Class is limited to 20 attendees.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Wastewater upgrade or renewal

Date/Location

April 12
Anamosa
Lawerence Community Center
600 E Main St

April 13
New Hampton
New Hampton Fire Station
403 South Linn Ave

Speakers
Agenda

Iowa Pump Works:
Dave Morgan
Shane Patterson
Greg Jay
Jason Brown

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 - Advisor Panel Discussion, Pump reassembly & testing, Q & A

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Operations and Management of Collection Systems

Training brought to you by:

NRWA, USDA Rural Development

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.

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

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Wastewater

Presented by:

Date/Location

April 6
Polk City
Polk City Community Center
309 Van Dorn St.

Speakers
Agenda

Various speakers from Electric Pump, Snyder & Associates and Ziegler.

8:00 - REGISTRATION

8:30 - Reducing flows to your pump station

9:45 - BREAK

10:00 - Pump Station Types and Optimization

10:45 - Pumpstation Maintenance

11:45 - Lunch (on your own)

12:45 - Monitoring and Controls

1:45 - BREAK

2:00- Emergency Power

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEU’s

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Resiliency and Sustainability: Ensuring Your Utility is Prepared for the Future

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & US EPA

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from Bolton & Menk.

This session will focus on resiliency and sustainability ; and ensuring that your utility is prepared for the future. Find out why resilient and sustainable infrastructure are important for your water or wastewater utility and learn how to implement projec ts on a small or large scale to improve your system’s outlook.

There will be classroom discussion with Q&A throughout the day.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Treatment, Distribution or Wastewater.

Date/Location

May 17
Spencer
Clay County Regional Events Center
800 W 18th Street

May 19
Nevada
Nevada Public Library
631 K Ave

Presented by:
Agenda

Bolton & Menk

8:00 – 8:30 - Registration, Coffee

8:30 – 9:30 - Why Do I Need to Think Resiliently?/Justin Nickel

9:30 – 10:30- Evaluating Your Utility for Future Needs/Chadd Kahlsdorf

10:45 – 11:45 - Incorporating Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure into Your Plant/Katie Sterk, Wes Boyer (Spencer), Jacob Ahrens (Nevada)

11:45 – 12:30 - Lunch on your own

12:30 – 1:30 - Incorporating Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure into Your Plant (Continued)

1:45 – 2:45 - Funding Opportunities for Resilient and Sustainable Projects/Madison Burke

2:45 – 3:00 - Wrap up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Sioux City Water Distribution Training

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & US EPA

Presented by:

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from Tnem ec/Modern Coating Solutions , Maguire Iron, Ferguson Waterworks and Subsurface Solutions.

This session will focus on topics such as: locating, mapping and surveying; towers and tanks; and water meters/AMI. There will be classroom discussion with Q&A throughout the day.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Water Distribution

Date/Location

May 24
Sioux City
Sioux City Expo Center
550 Expo Center Drive

Speakers
Agenda

Brent Briley – Subsurface Solutions

Ross Sudbeck – Tnemec/Modern Coating Solutions

Jake Dugger – Maguire Iron

Bradley Klein – Ferguson Waterworks

8:00 – 8:30 -Registration, Coffee

8:30 – 10:30 - Locating, Mapping and Surveying

10:45 – 11:45 - Tower/Tank Coating

11:45 – 12:45 - Lunch on your own

12:45 – 1:45 - Tanks & Towers

2:00 – 3:00 - Water Meters/AMI

3:00 – 3:15 - Wrap up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Wells and Pump Training

Training brought to you by:

NRWA & EPA

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop presented by Peerless Well and Pump .

The workshop will feature topics including groundwater basics, well construction, well chemistry, well pumps and water well rehabilitation.

In depth discussion with Q&A throughout the day.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Water Treatment or Water Distribution

Presented by:

Peerless Well & Pump

Date/Location

March 29
Iowa Falls
Ellsworth Equestrian Center
709 Ellsworth Avenue

March 31
Manchester
Delaware County Fairgrounds
200 E Acers Street

April 12
Newton
Iowa Rural Water Association
4221 S. 22nd Avenue East

April 14
Washington
Washington County Fairgrounds
611 Hwy 1 South

Speakers
Agenda

Patrick Harrington - Peerless Well and Pump

 

8:30 – 9:00 - Registration, Coffee

9:00 – 12:00 - Groundwater Basics, Well Construction and Chemistry

12:00 – 1:00 - Lunch on your own

 

1:00 – 3:00 - Well Pumps and Water Well Rehabilitation

3:00 – 3:15 - Wrap up & CEUs


Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!