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2023 Events

Water Distribution Hydrants/Valves

Training brought to you by:

IRUA

Presented by:

CLOW
CLOW

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop co-sponsored by Clow valve.
General tour and overview of the Clow Valve Company Metal Casting Facility and machine shop. Training will include product reviews as well as fire hydrant disassembly and repair.

Learn how fire hydrants and valves are manufactured from start to finish. Learn the different types of products. Review of hydrant and valve components. Demonstration, discussion and Q&A throughout the day.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Distribution

Date/Location

Jan 17, 2023
Clow Foundry

1607 17th Ave E
Oscaloosa

March 2, 2023
Clow Foundry

1607 17th Ave E
Oscaloosa

Agenda
Please Note – workshop is
limited to 20 participants that have not taken the tour
previously

8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Coffee

9:00 – 12:00 Foundry products. safety and tour. Hydrant tear down and repair.

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch provided by Clow

12:30 – 2:30 Machine Shop Tour

2:30 – 3:00 Wrap-up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

Lagoon MOR, Collection Maintenance and Sludge Plan

Training brought to you by:

IRUA

Presented by:

Central Iowa Televising

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites 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 session will focus on Utve that information quickly with an actual location.

This class will cover lagoon MOR’s, Collection Maintenance and Sludge Plans.

This workshop will offer 4 CEU hours for Wastewater

Date/Location

January 30, 2023
Onawa Public Library
707 Iowa Ave, Onawa

February 1, 2023
Moravia Community Center
114 E Chariton St, Moravia

February 6, 2023
Thornton Fire Station
333 Main Street, Thornton

February 8, 2023
Calmar Fire Station
102 South Charles Street, Calmar

February 13, 2023
McCallsburg City Hall
425 Main St, McCallsburg

Speakers
Agenda

 

7:30 Registration

8:00 Training

9:00 Training

10:15 Break

10:30 Training

12:00 CEUs and Evaluations

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

Managing Water Storage Facilities

Training brought to you by:

IRWA

Presented by:

Maguire Iron, Inc

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 industry experts to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

Join us for a one-day training event covering issues related to managing water storage facilities.

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

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Distribution.

Date/Location

January 31, 2023

Coralville Public Library
1401 5th Street
Coralville, Iowa

February 1, 2023

AmericInn Meeting Room
411 Closz Dr.
Webster City, Iowa

February 2, 2023

Carrollton Inn & Conf. Ctr.
730 U.S. Hwy 71 N
Carroll, Iowa

March 28, 2023

Henry County Emergency Mgmnt
900 West Washington St
Mt Pleasant, Iowa

March 29, 2023

Iowa Rural Water Assoc.
4221 S 22 Ave. East
Newton, Iowa

March 30, 2023

Supertell Inn & Conf. Ctr.
800 Laurel St.
Creston, Iowa

 
Agenda

Speakers

Jake Dugger – Maguire Iron, Inc.

Jamie Mays – Maguire Iron, Inc.

 

8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Coffee

9:00 – 10:30 Water Tower Insp. & Maint.

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:45 Taking Water Towers Off-Line & Maintaining Pressure

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 Wireless Antenna Management

1:45 – 2:15 Managing Winter Weather Conditions to Prevent Freezing

2:15 – 2:30 Break

2:30 – 3:00 Water Tower Maint & Management

3:00 – 3:30 Question & Answer / CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Distribution System Operation & Maintenance

Training brought to you by:

IRUA

Presented by:

Clow Valve Co.
Nighthawk/iHydrant

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from Clow Valve, Nighthawk/iHydrant and Iowa Rural Water.
This session will focus on distribution system operation and maintenance including fire hydrant and auxiliary valve operations and maintenance as well as specific parts and features. Review of the capabilities and benefits of utilizing Remote hydrant sensors to obtain up to the minute system data.

We will also focus on an all hazards approach to being prepared for natural and manmade disasters.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Distribution

Date/Location

March 21, 2023
Iowa Central Community College

East Campus Front Door
2031 Quail Ave
Fort Dodge

March 22, 2023
Iowa Rural Water Association

4221 S. 22 Ave East
Newton

March 23, 2023
Delaware County Fairgrounds
Community Center

200 E Acers St,
Manchester

Agenda
Speakers
Andy Kohler - Clow Valve Company
Steve Bruskiewicz - Nighthawk/iHydrant
John Lins – Iowa Rural Water

8:30 – 9:00 Registration/Coffee

9:00 – 12:00 Fire hydrants and valves. Operation and maintenance, Q&A.

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch provided by Clow Valve

1:00 – 2:00 System Pressure Monitoring/iHydrants

2:00 - 3:00 All Hazards Resiliency

3:00 – 3:30 Wrap-up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Chemical Feed Systems, Pumps and Control Panels, VFDs and Electrical Safety Training

Training brought to you by:

IRUA

Presented by:

Electric Pump
Vessco Inc

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.

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

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Wastewater

Date/Location

February 27, 2023

City Hall-Fire Station
614 Dr. Van Zee Rd.
Oakland, Iowa

February 28, 2023

Sanborn Community Center
225 Main Street
Sanborn, Iowa

March 1, 2023

Water Treatment Plant
460 7th Ave SW
Oelwein, Iowa

March 2, 2023

Electric Pump Inc.
702 E. Price
Eldridge, Iowa

March 3, 2023

Electric Pump Inc.y
4280 E. 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa

Agenda

8:15 – 8:45 Registration

8:45 – 9:30 Liquid Chemical Feed Equipment - Technologies/Overview

9:30 - 10:15 UV Disinfection for Water/Wastewater with Operation and Maintenance

10:15 - 10:30 Break

10:30 - 12:30 Control Panel Troubleshooting

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch provided by Electric Pump

1:30 – 2:30 Control Panel Troubleshooting

2:30 – 3:00 Q & A

3:00 – 3:15 CEUs and Evaluations

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!

 

Utility Locating, Leak Detection, GIS Mapping

Training brought to you by:

IRUA

Presented by:

Subsurface Solutions

The Iowa Rural Water Association invites you to join us for a free workshop featuring presentations from Subsurface Solutions.

This session will focus on Utility locating, leak detection and GIS Mapping. GIS systems are the most intuitive way to organize data and information of assets. Incorporating a GNSS/RTK receiver can save that information quickly with an actual location.

An All Hazards Resiliency Approach to disaster preparedness will also be covered. Interactive format with presentations, demonstrations and classroom discussion.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours for Water Distribution

Date/Location

March 8, 2023
Western Iowa Tech
200 Vistory Drive, Cherokee

March 9, 2023
CG Therkildsen Ctr
706 Victoria St, Harlan

Speakers
Agenda

 

8:30 – 9:00 Registration, Coffee

9:00 – 10:30 Utility Locating

10:45 – 12:15 Leak Detection

12:15 – 1:00 Lunch on your own

1:00 – 2:00 GIS Mapping Equipment

2:00 – 3:00 Emergency Preparedness

3:00 – 3:30 Wrap up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!